A proof-of-concept home constructed by a 3D printer in 48 hours, at a cost of $10,000, was demonstrated in Austin, Texas. New Story, a housing non-profit, teamed up with a construction-technology firm called Icon to build the 350 sq ft home as a prototype for low-cost homes planned for El Salvador late next year.
US and Israeli war games in Israel are simulating battles on three fronts: Lebanon, Syria, and Gaza in Palestine. A war is expected in Gaza, which may be uninhabitable by 2020 because of the Israeli military blockade of trade. US Third Air Force Commander Lt. General Richard Clark said, “We are ready to commit to the defense of Israel, and anytime we get involved in a kinetic fight, there is always the risk that there will be casualties.”