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Drone Spying Capabilities Are About To Take Another Huge Leap

Developed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and BAE Systems, The $18.5 million Autonomous Real-Time Ground Ubiquitous Surveillance Imaging System (ARGUS) program will be the most advanced surveillance system in the sky.<p>Once attached under an unmanned aerial vehicle, an ARGUS camera …

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You’re wrong about John Boehner

<b>John Boehner (Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)</b><p>He’s actually doing a really good job as speaker of this nuthouse of a Congress. Here’s why<p>Jonathan Bernstein<p>June 22, 2013 11:00am (UTC)<p>Some two years after John Boehner was first reported to be getting in trouble with the Republican conference – two years of …

New Species of Burying Beetle Discovered in Solomon Islands

Scientists have discovered a new species of burying beetle, <i>Nicrophorus efferens</i> in the Solomon Islands. The new species was collected in 1968, but …

Go to Mars! Neil Armstrong's moonshot crewmates sound the call

Nearly a year after his death, first moonwalker Neil Armstrong's crewmates declared on Thursday that future missions to Mars should serve as part of the Apollo program's legacy.<p>The other moonwalker on 1969's Apollo 11 mission, Buzz Aldrin, paraphrased President John F. Kennedy after laying out a …

Suborbital rocket sends experiments — and ashes — into space and back

A suborbital sounding rocket launched seven space-technology experiments — plus some unusual commercial payloads — from New Mexico's Spaceport America on Friday.<p>The 20-foot-tall (6-meter-tall) UP Aerospace SpaceLoft XL rocket rose into the sky just before 8 a.m. MT (10 a.m. ET), reached an altitude …