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Here's How Rogue One Got Its Hands on Unseen Star Wars Footage

<i>Rogue One</i> might be the first standalone film in the <i>Star Wars</i> universe, but that doesn’t mean it’s detached from the original saga. In fact, director …

George Lucas biography shows how a distrust of studios led to Star Wars

It helps explain the prequel trilogy<p>There’s a perennial argument playing out over and over on the internet: did George Lucas ruin <i>Star Wars</i>? The franchise’s creator did himself few favors with the Special Editions and prequel trilogy, but he never seemed to care about the reaction from series fans. …

KGB comeback stirs fear, dread in Russia

In the world of spooks and spies, almost nothing is ever on the record.<p>So, the reforming of the feared Soviet security service — the KGB — is being …

New battery technology charges smartphones in seconds and lasts for a week

Scientists at the University of Central Florida are working to patent the new technology.<p>Scientists have developed a new process for creating a …

Pocket-sized drone slides right into a smartphone case

Just like the selfie stick before them, tiny drones are giving those concerned with self-portraiture more reach than ever before. The AirSelfie is …

Drones

Seven Ways to Save When Buying A Computer

For many people, computers are a fairly major purchase. They are like most consumer appliances and we expect them to last for several years at least. …

A Drone Hammock Will Be Mankind's Greatest Triumph

We desperately need this fiction to inspire real life.<p>While drones are poised to change the worlds of commerce and food delivery, perhaps we should be focusing on how they can change the world of luxury as well. That's the premise of this ingenious Netherlands-based Dutch insurance ad: …

French Air Force turns to eagles to fight terror drone threat

The French Air Force is training up a new type of special force in the fight against armed drones that could be used in a terrorist attack: eagles.<p>L'armée de l'air considers rogue drones “a credible threat for a terrorist mode of action on our national territory just as they do for external …

Roomba's Inventor Creates a Weeding Robot for Your Garden

One of the most time-consuming (and necessary) parts of gardening is weeding. Thankfully, the guy who invented Roomba is on it. Meet Tertill.<p>iRobot …

The Non-Technical Guide to Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

I have a challenge for you.<p>In a few seconds, I want you to <b>stop reading this article, and follow the instructions below.</b><p>Here you go:<p>I hope my point is …

New Matter's MOD-t 3D printer - low price, excellent printer

About 5 years ago, I bought a simple 3D printer*. It cost only $400, but it was fussy and the software was hard to use. The printer bed needed …

Did Nazi Germany Actually Try to Make a Stealth Fighter?

Northrop Grumman revealed this year it is developing a second flying wing stealth bomber, the B-21 Raider, to succeed its B-2 Spirit. However, it was …

Aviation

Drones Are Now Allowed At Disney Parks

The waiver requires that drone operators at Disney must have remote pilot certificates and allows the aircraft to be flown at night.<p>Government aviation authorities have given Disney permission to fly drones at the company's theme parks in Florida and California.<p>The Federal Aviation Administration …

No Man's Sky will "reveal itself to be all that it can be" in time, Sony exec says

No Man's Sky has been the topic of much debate and discussion over the past few months, and now SIE Worldwide Studios president Shawn Layden has …

No Man's Sky

True Stories Of The Real People Behind The Memes

Memes introduce us to people and critters via perfectly captionable pics, and even though we don't actually get to meet these meme stars online we …

Now You Can Send Messages To Obi-Wan Like A Pro

You might’ve thought that technology from your favorite science fiction shows was somewhere in a galaxy far, far away. But it turns out the …

10 great Steam games that only cost $1

As my ongoing series highlighting five new games on Steam each week makes clear, there are a helluva lot of good games that most people don't even …

Retrogaming

indieGO Retro Games Console And Media System Unveiled (video)

The ARES Computer company has once again taken to Kickstarter to raise the required funds the company needs to take their new retro games console and …

The U.K. may start using eagles to take down drones

Some eagles could soon be spending much of their life in jail if the U.K. government gets its way.<p>No, the powers-that-be aren’t looking to target the …

Create unique tabletop dungeons with $25 3D printable TileScape terrain set

Nov 2, 2016 | By Benedict<p>A Kickstarter for the 3D printable <b>TileScape Dungeons</b> terrain set from Rocket Pig Games has eclipsed its $300 campaign goal …

Amazon has patented tiny drones that can ride with police

In the near future as envisioned by Amazon, little drones will sit on the shoulders of police officers like parrots on a pirate.<p>The company earlier …

Cool Gadget Gifts

No matter your budget or who you're buying for, our holiday gadget guide has a gift idea for everyone on your list.<p>PCMag reviews products …