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For Marvel legend Stan Lee, birthday wishes galore

It's been a tough year in a lot of ways.<p>One of them was seeing a celebrity name suddenly start turning up in the news -- it makes many people assume the worst. Just consider the one-two punch this week with the loss of Star Wars icon Carrie Fisher and her mother, Debbie Reynolds.<p>Let's redeem that …

Comics

Koei Tecmo's Attack on Titan Gameplay - TGS 2015

One year later, Hyperloop remains a fantasy

Technologist-turned-industrialist Elon Musk mused about the Hyperloop long before he officially introduced the world to the prospect of a 760-mile-per-hour tube transport system that would speed passengers from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 35 minutes.<p>"What you want is something that never …

High-speed Rail

North Dakota cops will be first in nation to use weaponized drones

North Dakota's Bill 1328 was supposed to be cut and dry. "In my opinion there should be a nice, red line: drones should not be weaponized. Period," Rep. Rick Becker (R-Bismarck), the bill's original sponsor, told a committee hearing back in March, per <i>The Daily Beast.</i> That was going to happen too, …

North Dakota

Mega Man Mega Buster Gun Replica Unboxing

Where 'Nightmare Bacteria' Came From, And How Our Inattention Helped Them Emerge

Cast your minds back a few months ago, to when the director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced, "We have a very serious …

Game of Drones - video show about drone fighting

"Hi, and welcome to Game of Drones, the new show where we design, build, and fight unmanned aerial vehicles." A fun show with a lot of good info for …

Watch This Crazy Coating Completely Repel Water

Rust-Oleum's NeverWet Multi-Surface Liquid Repelling Treatment looks like frosted glass, but this amazing coating repels water like nothing we've seen.<p><b>When the PR department of a paint company</b> promises something that's "unlike any product we've manufactured before," it's easy to be skeptical. …

Home Depot

The increasingly autonomous robots of war (pictures)

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James Martin

TEK Recon, The First Real Life Video Game

Reading Time: 1 minute<p>I’d dispute the claim to first real life video game, but it may very well be the first real life FPS with some augmented …

Lockheed Martin's ADAM laser blasts enemy rockets with its HEL beam

Enemy rockets go up. ADAM makes'em go down... safely and in a grand explosion of fire. That's the name of Lockheed Martin's Area Defense Anti-Munitions system, or <i>badass laser</i> for short (to us, anyway), created to intercept and "negate" airborne rockets and drones. The aerospace company's been …

Video: First Fully 3-D Printed Gun Blasts Away

They started by printing their own gun parts and magazines. Now the internet gunsmiths at Defense Distributed have produced the world's first fully …

Athletic gear cools you down with your own sweat

Our sweat plays an important role in regulating body temperature. For athletes who get into really intense workouts or who have to perform in hot climates, it would be a dream come true to be able to amplify the cooling power of their own sweat. In a way, athletic gear company Mission has figured …

Clothing

Design Firm Creates a Composite Wooden Material That Flexes Like Skin

Author: Valentina Palladino. Valentina Palladino Design<p>Date of Publication: 04.18.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:00 am. 9:00 am<p>WoodSkin is a fascinating …

Inhabitat's Week in Green: algae-powered building, ionic wind thrusters and 3D-textured solar cells

<i>Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.</i><p>This week, Inhabitat reported that the world's first algae-powered building officially opened its doors in Hamburg. It's called the BIQ House and it features …

Tiny Injectable LEDs Manipulate the Brain With Light

Tiny, glowing probes packed with LEDs and sensors are scientists' newest tool for measuring and manipulating the brain and other living tissues. …

Most Tactical Loadout... EVER!!!

Warner Music

Google releases full Google Glass explainer video

Google developer advocate Timothy Jordan envisions Google Glass, pardon the pun, as a way for people to distance themselves from technology. This seems a bit oxymoronic, however, considering it's a device people would wear on their face.<p>Jordan expounds on this idea and explains more about Google's …

Google Glass

Anti-drone hoodie and burqa hide you from surveillance

If you get the feeling someone is watching you, you may not be far off from the truth, though that "someone" may actually be a "something." As the popularity of drones for surveillance grows, so do privacy concerns for citizens just going about their daily business. Designer Adam Harvey has come up …

Drones

Computers Made Out of DNA, Slime and Other Strange Stuff | WIRED

Everybody knows a computer is a machine made of metal and plastic, with microchip cores turning streams of electrons into digital reality.<p>A century …

BionicOpter dragonfly drone flutters about, blows minds

Festo isn't quite the household name that Boston Dynamics is. (And, really, we're not entirely sure Big Dog is a regular topic of conversation at dinner tables yet.) But, it certainly deserves just as much attention for the work they're doing with robotics. After crafting a machine last year that …

Navy Wants Lasers on Marines' Trucks to Shoot Down Drones

If there was any doubt that the military has new confidence in its forthcoming laser arsenal, the Navy's top geeks want to outfit Marines with a …