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DARPA taking inspiration from birds of prey to create agile UAVs

The US military would like to use small drones a lot more, especially to gather intelligence inside buildings and other structures. The problem? Most drones aren't fast or maneuverable in tight places, to the point that even a kangaroo can take one out. Enter DARPA: the gadget arm of the military …

Once Upon a Time on Christmas

Growing up, my father was famous with the members of my family for his creative story telling abilities. I can remember all of the children in the family gathering around the base of his well-used recliner and settling in for yet another tall tale from Poppy, as the excitement and anticipation of …

A moment of silence was observed in New York City for NYPD officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu who were ambushed and murdered.

U.S. brokered deal to help wife of Cuban spy become pregnant through artificial insemination | Fox News

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont) was traveling back and forth to Cuba in secret negotiations to try and secure a release for American prisoner Alan Gross when a woman approached him with an impassioned plea: she wanted a child and she needed his help.<p>The women, the wife of one of the Cuban spies …

Meet Val Broeksmit, the rock singer Sony is threatening to sue over his hacking tweets

Just when you think nothing else about the Sony hacking episode can surprise you, along comes another bizarre twist.<p>The latest involves Sony making legal threats against indie singer and songwriter Val Broeksmit of Bikini Robot Army for his prolific tweeting about the company’s hacked emails and …