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Fluid cloak for ‘invisible’ submarines

07/29/2011, To have an invisibility cloak is the stuff of legends, and will remain mostly in the deep recesses of your imagination. After all, who doesn’t want to be unseen to the rest of the world? There seems to be many way of doing it, including wearing an...

CounterBomber might spot suicide bombers from afar

07/12/2011, There is this disturbing issue of suicide bombers who have a very realistic opportunity to blow up strategic installations whether at home or abroad, so perhaps it is time to include various methods to prevent such cold-blooded murders from happening in...

Stabilize your videos with vReveal

07/06/2011, Unless you use a tripod or have super steady hands or are fortunate enough to have access to professional filming equipment, chances are your home made movies tend to be a bit on the shaky side, and we can’t blame you. After all you were probably...

Haptic belt tells soldiers where to go

06/30/2011, Soldiers are an extremely obedient lot, that much you can say. After all, when you ask them to jump, they will ask, “How high?” Obedience and unquestionable loyalty on the battlefield is something to be admired, since good leadership will be...

Acoustic cloak prevents ships from being spotted on sonar

06/27/2011, When it comes to warfare on the seven seas and underneath the surface, you might not have the advantage of summoning the Kraken from the deep, but you have a powerful tool at your disposal to detect ships and submarines – sonar. How do you cloak...

Singapore National Service recruits to receive iPads this November

06/27/2011, It is compulsory for able-bodied males citizens and permanent residents to serve time in the National Service if you’re living in the city-state known as Singapore, and while the thought of actually entering the battlefield remains but a distant...

DARPA XC2V prototype completed

06/26/2011, DARPA’s XC2V is a crowd-sourced military vehicle that has just seen its fully functional prototype getting the final touches before it is ready for action. Taking less than 14 weeks to built from ground up via the “FLYPMODE” concept from...

Japan’s Flying Orb Can Slip Through Windows And Snap Pics

06/21/2011, Police and military have been known to use robots with cameras attached to infiltrate dangerous locations, such as a hostage situation where they need to know how many hostages are being held captive along with the positions of the bad guys within the...

Dolphins trained to thwart enemy divers and mines?

06/06/2011, Dolphins are one of the smarter water-based mammals, and they can be taught to perform tricks and feats in return for food – something that many of us have already seen and experienced for ourselves over at a water park or circus. Well, dolphins are...

Shrinking device creates optical illusion

06/02/2011, Remember the movie, “Honey I Shrunk the Kids”? That was an interesting aspect of a dysfunctional family with a scientist at the helm. Well, fast forward to today with all of its modern technology, and we still have yet to create a time travel...

Rugged wearable PC available to the masses

05/27/2011, Military computer manufacturer Black Diamond Advanced Technology has come up with a commercial version of their ultra-rugged wearable PC and communications kit that normally sees action on the battlefield. Considering its adaptability to work in a wide...

Microreactor turns fossil fuels into pure hydrogen

05/24/2011, Earlier in the day, we talked about enlisting the help of bacteria to generate electricity – well, this time around, there might be an alternative method; that is, relying on a microreactor which is capable of transforming everyday fossil fuels...