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Voyager Probe Badly Damaged After Smashing Into End Of Universe

34 Remarkable and Surprising Things About The Future

I’ve been reading and thinking about the future a lot recently, and decided to spend a week “nerding out” at Singularity University, to satisfy my …

Researchers unveiled cloaking technology that the US military has been waiting for

Researchers Li Yi Hsu, Thomas Lepetit, and Boubacar Kante have succeeded in creating an ultra thin "dielectric metasurface cloak," which is composed of a multitude of ceramic cylinders embedded into a layer of Teflon.<p>Like an invisibility cloak, this coating could mask objects from visible light and …

Engineering

'FATHER OF ALL BOMBS': Russia tested the world's largest nonnuclear bomb 8 years ago on Friday

The "father of all Bombs," (FOAB) named in response to America's smaller "mother of all Bombs," has the power of a nuclear bomb but does not produce chemical or radioactive fallout.<p>"The results of tests of the aviation explosive device that has been created have shown that it is comparable with …

Armed Forces

MIT's groundbreaking mini fusion reactor could power the world within 10 years

1/2<p>MIT new fusion reactor design<p>MIT's new fusion reactor is smaller and more efficient than previous designs.

Energy

This new Xbox One hard drive looks like a cute little console

Storing digital games is becoming a big problem for console owners — so much so that both Microsoft and Sony have released beefed up, 1TB versions of their home consoles. If you don't want to buy a whole new console, though, Seagate might have just what you're looking for with its new Game Drive …

Seagate Technology

The Pentagon may end up spending $58 billion to develop its bomber fleet

A July 30 report by the Government Accountability Office found the U.S. is on pace to spend roughly $58 billion on its bomber fleet over the next decade. Well over half of that amount, $33.1 billion, would be gobbled up by the development and manufacture of the Air Force's new strategic platform, …

Military

This Bullet Can Change Direction in Midair

DARPA is researching the bullet, aimed at taking out snipers<p>The Department of Defense is testing a bullet that can change direction in mid-air, though the details of how are being kept under wraps.<p>The Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance (EXACTO) is designed to be able to penetrate buildings and other …