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A New Rifle Shoots Down Drones Without Bullets

One would have to be quite an expert marksman to shoot a drone out of the sky with a traditional rifle. Firing a bullet with a diameter of around 7 mm and hitting an...
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U.S. Military Testing Genetically Engineered Spider Silk for Body Armor

Spider silk is considered one of nature’s toughest substances, comparable in strength to the Kevlar plastic present in bulletproof vests but is way more flexible. Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, a firm from...
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History: The Apache Gun Revolver

This distinctive Swiss Knife of weapon's is known as the Apache Gun Revolver, also referred to as the Apache Knuckle Duster Pepperbox Antique French Revolver and it was designed and patented...
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Russia’s Stealthy Fifth Generation Nuclear Bomber in Big Trouble

Speaking at the Samara-based Kuznetsov Plant of the United Engine Corporation, a Russian defense company, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov told reporters that manufacturing of the PAK DA has been...
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The US Air Force wants Suicide Drones!

The United States Army is looking for Suicide Drones! Or to put it mildly, they want cheap attack UAVs that they can afford to lose in battle!     Compared to manned flights, military...

Sensitive stuff that goes boom, even if touched by a mosquito

When a feather drops on it, or a mosquito lands on top of nitrogen triiodide – Booom! – an instantaneous dark purple or violet explosion occurs. It's because nitrogen triiodide is...
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Boeing and “Hacking Team” wants to implant spywares via Drones

There are a number of ways in which government agencies, hackers and spooks can steal data from your computer, however Insitu, a subsidiary of Boeing, an American multinational corporation that makes...
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Amputee Can Control and ‘Feel’ using a Robotic Arm

A brand new advanced robotic hand that's wired directly into the brain has been successfully tested, permitting a paralysed man to “feel”. The hand, developed by the Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins...
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I Made an Untraceable AR-15 ‘Ghost Gun’ in My Office—And It Was Easy

(This article originally appeared in WIRED) This is my ghost gun. To quote the rifleman’s creed, there are many like it, however this one is mine. It’s known as a “ghost gun”—a...
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Spy Planes, Signal Jammers, and High-Tech Weapons in Syria

The relationship between Russia and the West is becoming increasingly dangerous with potential flashpoints developing in both eastern Europe and Syria. After repeated incursions into Turkish airspace by Russian warplanes on...

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