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DARPA Z-Man Program Turns You Into A Human Gecko

06/16/2014, Have you watched the latest installment of Spiderman on the silver screen? Well, there really isn’t anything not to like about this Spiderman, and I am quite sure that some of us have thought of gaining some sort of superpowers from time to time....

Invisible Barcode Could Be A Crime Fighting Tool

06/05/2014, The long arm of the law has the added advantage of technology working alongside them in order to uncover dastardly crimes that have been committed by nefarious minds (and hands). However, there are moments when even the law remains one step behind, and in...

TrackingPoint Lets You Shoot From Around Corners

06/05/2014, TrackingPoint, the company that has developed a new smart rifle for the U.S. Army which is capable of doing the aiming on your behalf, now has another ally as part of the setup – Google Glass. Yes sir, you can now hit your target in style, with this...

U.S. Space Missions May Be Hit Hard By Russia’s Rocket Ban

05/25/2014, Earlier this month Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said that Moscow could ban sale of RD-180 rockets to the United States, and may even reject its request to use the International Space Station after 2020. This would be...

Black Knight Transformer Takes To The Skies

05/21/2014, While many of us will most probably look forward to the various offerings on the silver screen this summer, surely the next installment of Transformers is going to be something that most of us will not want to miss. Now, if only there was a real life...

Army Developing Helmet With Built-in Air Conditioning

05/14/2014, Wearing a helmet can get pretty stuffy, not to mention possibly even quite smelly too, but it looks like the army has come up with a solution – a helmet with a built-in respirator. As you can see in the image above, the futuristic-looking helmet is...

NeRD E-Reader For The Navy

05/07/2014, The US Navy has worked alongside Findaway World, where the fruition of their partnership has resulted in a spanking new basic e-reader device. Known as the NeRD e-reader, the original was based on a hardware design which had been licensed from a...

The Avenger Drone Spotted

05/05/2014, While drones might not be welcome everywhere for obvious reasons, there is a practical aspect to them serving in the military. Case in point, the Avenger drone that was spotted over the Mojave desert recently sports a distinctive golden glass that helps...

Oculus Rift Used By Norwegian Army Tank Drivers

05/05/2014, Given that tanks are designed to be armored combat vehicles, it means that openings on the vehicle are minimal to prevent bullets, sharpness, and other objects from passing through. This also means that driving a tank isn’t exactly the easiest job in...

Optionally Piloted Black Hawk Is The Real Deal

04/28/2014, I know that we have read on how the military has made more and more use of drones these days on the battlefield and in the theater of war, and will continue to do so, but a drone is nowhere near the size of an actual Black Hawk helicopter. This is what...

Pentagon Shows Off Atlas Robot

04/23/2014, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was treated to a firsthand look at a life-size robot known as Atlas earlier this week, where it has been deemed to be the most recent experiment by the Pentagon’s high-tech researchers. We first talked about Atlas last...

DARPA Works On Foldable Space Telescope

04/21/2014, “Most of us would like to think that when it comes to research think tanks, cost is not an issue. Actually, it is, and scientists would love to have unlimited funding, but that is not the way the world works. You’re given a bunch of money, have a...

US Military To Work On Stealth Dirt Bike

04/15/2014, We’ve heard of stealth planes before, but what about stealth bikes? Well according to a report from DefenseTech, it seems that US military leaders have recently approved funding in which it would see the development of a stealth motorcycle that would...