Mark Stott

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This Smartphone Gun Is One Hell of a Concealed Weapon

This double barrel .380 discretely slips into your pocket as a smartphone, but is ready for action at the flip of a switch.<p>Some of those in the concealed carry crowd are always seeking ways to discretely manage their sidearm so as not to reveal it and alarm the public. Shoulder and hip holsters …

Guns

Brain Implant Will Let Amputees Move Individual Fingers on Prosthetics With Thoughts Alone

For the first time ever, researchers have successfully demonstrated a system that enables a person to move the individual fingers of a prosthetic …

This drone is one of the most secretive weapons in the world

The drone above, called the Taranis, is one of the most cutting-edge drones in production.<p>Capable of reaching speeds of more than 700 mph, it could …

BAE Systems

Mind reading may one day be possible, researchers say

According to a new study, ‘a non-invasive brain-to-brain interface (BBI) can be used to allow one human to guess what is on the mind of another human’<p>Mind reading might not be as far-fetched as many people believe, says a study published by researchers at the University of Washington.<p>Their …

Chinese Air-To-Air Missile Hits Targets, Spooks USAF General

PL-15 is China's best and baddest aerial weapon yet<p>Beyond visual range air-to-air missiles (BVRAAM) are long-range missiles used by fighters to knock out enemy fighters, bombers, tankers, drones and other aircraft from ranges beyond 30km. On September 15, 2015, China successfully test fired its …

Welcome to Israeli Nuclear Weapons 101

The Iranian nuclear nonproliferation agreement has been the top foreign policy issue throughout Washington for the past two months. Approving or …

China's incremental step from hypersonic missile to air launched hypersonic drone

On Friday, a report surfaced claiming that the state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) had completed a successful test flight of an …

Russia's PAK-FA Stealth Fighter vs. China's J-20: Who Wins?

Russia and China have recently moved closer together as they collaborate to limit U.S. influence around the globe. However, relations between the two …

Military

New J20 stealth fighter prototype spotted and successful tests could start China's J20 stealth production and deployment

The Chengdu J-20 is a Stealth, twin-engine fifth-generation fighter aircraft prototype being developed by Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group for the …

BEWARE IRAN: Israel planning to double the range of the new Stealth Jet F-35 that it will be receiving next year

IAF working to double range for the stealth jet; first planes to arrive in December 2016.<p>Israel is actively working to double the range of its F-35 …

Israel

Navy skeptical of marine corps study declaring all-male squads perform better

Findings reveal all-male units outperformed mixed-gender unit but Navy secretary says study was flawed because of mindset of volunteers<p>A US marine corps study examining how women would perform in ground combat roles showed all-male units broadly outperformed mixed-gender units on everything from …

Australian RAAF Hornet jets conduct first bombing operations in Syria

Australian war planes carried out their first strikes against Islamic State targets in Syria on Monday, according to United States officials.<p>A …

America's First Stealth Helicopter: The Rise and Costly Fall

America’s First Stealth Helicopter: The Rise and Costly Fall<p>1zoom.net<p>In the early 1980s, the United States Army decided that their fleet of …

Aerospace

New Species On Human Family Tree Discovered In Ancient Mass Grave

Homo naledi had small brains but human-like traits, upending the fossil record<p>In September of 2013, two cave explorers, on a routine exploration in South Africa happened upon a collection of fossils that would soon question our current understanding of humans’ ancestral history. While probing a …

7 Ancient Mysteries Archaeologists Will Solve This Century

National Geographic archaeologist Fredrik Hiebert predicts the amazing finds we may make in the 21st century.<p>When the National Geographic Society awarded its first archaeology grant to Hiram Bingham in 1912, the archaeologist headed off to Machu Picchu with one of the most advanced pieces of …

Archaeology

Are We Alone? Have We Always Been? How Do We Know?

A report from DARPA's Wait, What? conference<p>ST. LOUIS — It's the loneliest question in the cosmos: Are we, creative and intelligent and flawed as we are, really all there is? Are we alone, and have we always been? Is there anybody else out there?<p>Leave it to the people of DARPA to think not only of …

Homo Naledi, New Human Species Found: Pictures

Prehistory

13 Of The World's Most Colorful Lakes

These 13 colorful lakes are like something out of a dream.<p>These naturally bold beauties are like something out of a dream.

When Photography Becomes a Weapon

Photography has been used in many ways throughout its history: as documentation, propaganda, keepsake, etc. But never has it been so frequently used …

Khmer Rouge

Meet the Fast, Tough War Machine That's Replacing the Humvee

Oshkosh's L-ATV will be the Pentagon's next rugged truck.<p>For three decades, Army and Marine HMMWVs or "Humvees" have been the symbol of American military power everywhere U.S. forces have put boots and tires on the ground. First produced in 1985 by AM General, the Humvee has not only carried …

The TriFan 600 Is a Private Jet Helicopter Hybrid

Imagine a jet, a helicopter and an airplane mashed into one.<p>XTI Aircraft Company has created the “TriFan 600,” a six-seater private plane made of carbon fiber and epoxy with two high performance turboshaft engines and three built-in deducted fans that act as propellers used for vertical liftoff and …

Aerospace