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Robot Hornets Are Weapons Of The British Army

02/05/2013, Being in the Army certainly grants you your fair share of perks, and for those who are part of the British Army that currently reside in Afghanistan, the latest “toy” at your disposal would be this rather cute and small surveillance drones which will...

DARPA Wants Self-Destructing Electronics

01/28/2013, I am quite sure that most of us out there have seen at least one episode of Mission Impossible where the message self-destructs after relating the mission to whoever is listening in to it. Well, the research arm of the Pentagon, DARPA, intend to work on...

DARPA Equips Jets With Lasers, Are Sharks Next?

01/24/2013, Forget about missiles fired from a fighter jet towards the enemy in a dogfight, and neither do you need to worry about bullets. DARPA, the research arm of the US military, is currently working on two systems, the High Energy Liquid Laser Area Defense...

Hide From Nearly Anything With New York Designer’s Stealth Wear

01/16/2013, As much as we’d like to believe we can peek at our neighbors from the row of bushes across the street from where they live, if they have cameras that can sense heat signatures, then we might as well be standing in the middle of the street smacking...

DARPA To Deploy Deep Sea Remote-Controlled Payloads

01/15/2013, We’ve seen DARPA’s Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vehicle (ACTUV) last year which can hunt down silent subs in deep sea waters. Now DARPA wants to up the ante by deploying payloads at the bottom of the sea. The program,...

DARPA Robot Ship Hunts Down Silent Subs

12/27/2012, If you are a submariner, then chances are you would subscribe to the idea that there are two different kinds of ships: subs and targets. The forward thinking folks over at the Pentagon intend to work on a new kind of surface ship which is capable of...

Air Force Enlists ESPN’s Help For Drone Footage Analysis

12/25/2012, The Air Force has enlisted the help of ESPN in order to go through and perform a thorough analysis on the copious amounts of video footage recorded from drone missions. Considering how the total number of UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) there are scouring...

Kinect Aids US Veterans With Physical Therapy

12/21/2012, The Kinect add-on from Microsoft is definitely a piece of gaming technology that has gone beyond its original purpose, that is, to offer an alternative gaming environment where your entire body is the controller itself. We have seen our fair share of...

Automatic Blackhawk Helicopter

12/21/2012, We have seen in the movie Transformers at how the race of alien robots manage to mimic our technology, where some prefer to take on the vehicles of war on land, while others take to the skies. Frankly, I am quite surprised why all of them do not end up as...

Drugged Bears Used By Air Force To Test Supersonic Ejector Seats

12/21/2012, In the 1950s, pototoes weren’t an option. Animals were the only option, particularly bears. It was the reign of the B-58 Hustle, the first operational supersonic jet bomber capable of Mach 2 flight. When the Air Force, together with Convair, tested...

25,000 Want Death Star To Be Built

12/20/2012, The Death Star does seem to be a physical improbability when you think about it, and the amount of time, effort and Republic credits required to construct something this massive with its own gravitational field boggles the mind. Impossible would be the...