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Military robot makes short work of walls

09/15/2009, Bad guys everywhere, beware – even a high wall won’t deter governments and their dedicated military machine from hunting you down. The latest progress in the robotics department results in a military robot which is able to clear obstacles more...

Human Universal Load Carrier exoskeleton

09/08/2009, Life in the military has just gotten a whole lot more interesting with the Human Universal Load Carrier (HULC) exoskeleton. While it won’t be as useful as the ones see in G.I. Joe, this li-ion battery-powered exoskeleton ought to turn a normal grunt...

Bed Bunker for the paranoid

07/30/2009, We’re guessing if you live in some war torn country and need to have a sense of security with you at all times even when you hit the sack, the Bed Bunker would make for a pretty no-brainer of a choice. After all, it is able to stash away a bunch of...

Low Power Direct View Flexible Displays For US Air Force

07/06/2009, The US State Air Force Research Laboratory has awarded Universal Display Corporation a $750,000 Small Business Innovation Research Phase II contract to develop “Low-Power, Direct-view Flexible Displays” which are meant to end up as a...

Military F-16 Simulator Maxes Out On Graphics Cards

06/10/2009, Check out this super high definition machine from the military – a F-16 simulator which is powered by 120 (yes, count ‘em!) Intel Dual Core PCs complete with $400 graphics cards within a special industrial casing. Apparently, this simulator is...

Eve Ensler at D7: “Blood Coltan” in Congo

05/27/2009, This week, Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher are hosting the D7 conference in San Diego and today, Kara Swisher interviewed Eve Ensler, playwright of the “The Vagina Monologues” and the founder of V-Day, a global movement to end violence against...

Laser Used To Control Humans

04/29/2009, Scientists have stumbled upon a method to control the human brain using flashes of light, after successfully conducting experiments at the MIT Media Lab, activating a specific set of neurons in a monkey’s brain. The strongest point of this...

DARPA Wants Computer Simulation Of Human Brain

04/26/2009, Trust DARPA to come up with impossible requests – they have just come up with a demand for an accurate computer simulation of a living humanoid brain. As for the purpose of this accurate simulator, it remains to be seen whether DARPA will use it for...

Rifleman Radio Offers Secure Networking For Military

04/22/2009, We have a Joint Tactical Fighter program, and now comes along the Joint Program Executive Office Joint Tactical Radio Systems (JPEO-JTRS) that is hard at work developing the Rifleman Radio which aims to offer secure networking capabilities to our troops...

Mil-Tac Tactical Defense Pen

04/20/2009, A pen is just a pen, right? We don’t think so – not with the Mil-Tac Tactical Defense Pen hitting the market for $89. What makes this piece of writing instrument so expensive? Well, it was specially designed to handle all rough and tough...

AT&T Introduces Samsung A657

04/10/2009, AT&T has launched the Samsung A657 in a rather muted manner, bringing yet another push-to-talk handset to their fold quietly. This candybar handset comes with a rubberized shell and has been specially hardened to meet US military-spec standards for...

GD-Itronix GD8000 Rugged PC

03/16/2009, GD-Itronix has introduced its GD8000 ultra-rugged notebook PC that actually supersedes the US military’s MIL-STD 810F specifications with its rugged design. Imagine the original specifications that require the device to withstand 3 foot falls with...

Tmsuk T-34 Plays Role Of Retarius

01/23/2009, Remember the glory days of Rome and bloody battles fought in the Colosseum? Gladiators go up against each other, individuals who want nothing more than remain alive for another day giving their all to achieve that objective. The retarius is one of the...

Knights Armaments M110 iPod Touch Mount

01/20/2009, How many ways can you think of making good use of your iPod touch? How about this – the Knights Armaments M110 iPod Touch mount that features an accompanying ballistics software? For those who are out of the loop, here’s a little history...