Military
 
 
 
Discounts
 
ADE 651
ADE 651
ADE 651

The ADE 651: The Ultimate Non-Working Bomb Detector

The ADE 651 is a device with an impressive marketing angle.  Over in Iraq, it's being used to sniff out everything from bombs to guns to drugs and beyond, and detect them all from a distance of up to half a mile.  It's a handhe...
 
Computers
 
phraselator
phraselator
phraselator

The Phraselator: A Universal Translator Can’t Be Far

So I was digging around when I found DARPArama, kind of a clearinghouse of prototypes and ideas and whatnot out of DARPA, or Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. And I started reading about the Phraselator...and frankly, ...

 
Military
 
Petman_Concept
Petman_Concept
Petman_Concept

Boston Dynamics New Robot Walks Like An Actual Person

So originally I was going to write about India's newfound fascination with the road spike, but then I thought better of it and discovered that Boston Dynamics was actually well on its way to making Terminators. Aren't you glad ...
 
Military
 
taser
taser
taser

Taser International Says Their Device Might Kill A Person

Well, here's an interesting note to kick off the morning. Attention Taser Owners: if you have one, don't shoot someone in the chest with them.  You could kill them. According to an October 12th training bulletin, Taser Internat...

 
Bionic
 
wasp
wasp
wasp

The Future of War: Cyborg Beetles and Combat Wasps

Well, that's it for me, folks--my science fiction lobe has officially collapsed on me, because I was just reading about a new military project that'll probably change the way war is fought forever. I read about cyborg beetles. ...
 
Clothing
 
gas-mask-bra-425tp100209
gas-mask-bra-425tp100209
gas-mask-bra-425tp100209

The IgNobel Prize Winning Gas Mask Bra–A Real Lifesaver

Ladies of the interwebz, pay attention, because what I've got here today is a little something extra special.  I've got here the first ever piece of lung-erie, the Gas Mask Bra.  And after a pun like that, you may well be wanti...

 
Green Energy
 
crystalpur
crystalpur
crystalpur

CrystalPur Water Filter–Huge Volume, Tiny Apparatus

If you're a camper, or you just hold a paranoiac's distrust for your local water system, you may be interested in getting your hands on a CrystalPur water filter. Invented to help starving families out in Africa from dying of t...
 
Military
 
metaklett-2
metaklett-2
metaklett-2

Metaklett: Velcro 2.0

You know...sometimes velcro's just entirely too weak sauce for my taste.  Little cloth hooks that hold things together, no thank you.  I need something with a bit more testosterone.  Something a bit more MANLY. Heyyy...I know. ...

 
Military
 
homemade-submarine
homemade-submarine
homemade-submarine

Chinese Man Builds His Very Own Submarine From Scrap

What does $4,385 get you? Give up?  Your very own under water submersible.  Tao Xiangli, a 34-year old amateur inventor spent the last two years whipping together his very own submarine.  It's powered by an electric motor and e...
 
Flight
 
c-130
c-130
c-130

Boeing Advanced Tactical Laser Actually Hits A Target!

Here we go into the twenty first century of warfare, folks, as the Airborne Boeing laser finally manages to hit a ground-based target for the first time ever! The Air Force only a few short hours ago announced that, back on Aug...

 
Green Energy
 
0_61_eatr_robot_landscape
0_61_eatr_robot_landscape
0_61_eatr_robot_landscape

Corpse Powered Robots??

When I hear the words "Pentagon" and "corpse eating robots" together in the same sentence, the first thing I do is check my medication. And then I realize I don't TAKE medication, and further realize that I'm watching Fox News,...
 
Military
 
ray-gun-from-raytheon
ray-gun-from-raytheon
ray-gun-from-raytheon

Real World Ray Gun Goes Aerial (video)

Remember the Ray Gun that 60 minutes reporter David Martin went face to face with earlier this year (see below video)?  Well, now it's taking to the skies.  Previously the gun was limited to ground vehicles due to its size, but...