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Underwear gets sweat-monitoring capability

06/21/2010, Gone are the days when the humble underwear is meant to keep your family jewels nice and safe – this time round, nanoengineers at UC San Diego has included special sensors in a pair of underwear that come in the form of carbon electrodes in order to...

Vortex Cannon packs quite a punch

06/21/2010, Forget about the Big Bad Wolf trying to huff and puff away to blow down the three porkers’ straw house – all he needed was this nifty looking vortex cannon. This version that was built by the good folks over at BBC pack quite a punch, and when...

Anti-terror spy cameras in the works

05/27/2010, Scientists have recently tested ground-breaking technologies that could potentially stop, or at least disrupt terrorist activities. How so? Well, this new sensor and data-processing systems is involved within an airborne surveillance experiment, where it...

SmartSight rifle shoots around corners

05/24/2010, According to SmartSight inventor Matthew Hagerty, “Fifty percent of kills happen on the corners.” This is why he came up with the rifle sight camera which is capable of wirelessly transmitting real-time video back to its soldier, where it is...

Mk 19 Nerf grenade launcher

04/23/2010, If you think that sending half a thousand (!) Nerf darts per minute at your target is unable to do enough damage, how about calling in the Mk 19 Nerf grenade launcher? This faithful reproduction of the Mk 19 grenade launcher that saw action in the...

HP Designs Flexible, Solar-powered Wrist Display

04/15/2010, Soldiers in the future should be getting more and more tech to carry around, and HP is working on some rather cool display technologies to help them. What HP is working on is a prototype of a solar-powered lightweight computer display that is flexible...

Motion sensors to assist troops on the battlefield

03/24/2010, Guess when their iPhones fail on the battlefield, troops can still arrive at a designated point thanks to a location tracker that is based on microchip motion sensor technology courtesy of Tesella. Tessella is working with the European Space Agency on...

JETprotect CS300K Long Range Counter Surveillance Camera

03/22/2010, In the battlefield, snipers are certainly something that should have you worried, as they’re normally detectable after they’ve fired the first shot (which probably took you out). With JETprotect’s CS300K Long Range Counter Surveillance...

The F-35B Supersonic Jet Can Hover In Midair

03/18/2010, While helicopters do it all the time, how often do you see supersonic stealth jets sport Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) feats? The F-35B is the first supersonic jet to boast such abilities, and it managed to remain stationary 150 feet above the...

Boeing A160T Hummingbird

03/15/2010, Boeing’s A160T Hummingbird is an autonomous, unmanned cargo copter which could very well be the next main star in the Air Force during a resupply test last week. A couple of those flights included round trips that spanned 150 nautical miles, where...

DARPA ARM project

02/04/2010, DARPA has kicked off a robotics software/hardware research and development program known as ARM, where it hopes to construct a robot which is capable of grasping a number of objects using two arms and hands autonomously and skillfully, making us wonder...

HT4Sight offers aerial surveillance

02/04/2010, Have a rogue teen whom you want to keep tabs on all the time? Let HT4Sight help as it is able to offer aerial surveillance video straight onto any cellphone – as long as you have enough dough in your bank account. The HT4Sight system enables users...