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Scientists develop a material so dark that you can’t see it

On July 17, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Independent A British company has produced a “strange, alien” material so black that it absorbs all but 0.035 per cent of visual light, setting a new world record. To stare at the...

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US ‘Aiming to Convert Lightning and Thunder into Deadly Weapons’

US ‘Aiming to Convert Lightning and Thunder into Deadly Weapons’

On July 26, 2013 by stratagem
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Source: IBT US intelligence agencies are reportedly working towards converting lightning and thunder into potential deadly weapons which could take warfare to the next level.  The CIA is speculated to be pumping funds...

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Russia prepares to Robot warfare

Russia prepares to Robot warfare

On January 4, 2013 by stratagem
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Source: RBTH It is difficult to judge the validity of the opinion that the very idea of using robotics in the field is criminal and conjures up images of “terminators” — cold-blooded killing...

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Science Brings Us One Step Closer to Implanting False Memories

Science Brings Us One Step Closer to Implanting False Memories

On March 22, 2012 by stratagem
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Researchers say they’ve succeeded in giving mice a “hybrid” memory that blurs the lines between fantasy and reality. They forced the mice to recall memories while they were already busy forming new ones,...

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The NSA Is Building the Country’s Biggest Spy Center (Watch What You Say)

On March 15, 2012 by stratagem
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The spring air in the small, sand-dusted town has a soft haze to it, and clumps of green-gray sagebrush rustle in the breeze. Bluffdale sits in a bowl-shaped valley in the shadow of...

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Super-Secret Google Builds Servers in the Dark

Super-Secret Google Builds Servers in the Dark

On March 15, 2012 by stratagem
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ust how far will Google go to hide its custom-built data-center hardware from the rest of the world? In one Silicon Valley data center, the company is apparently so paranoid about competitors catching...

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US Military Seeks Sixth Sense Training

US Military Seeks Sixth Sense Training

On March 11, 2012 by stratagem
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Source: Innovation News Daily Ordinary soldiers have sometimes shown a battlefield sixth sense that has saved lives in Afghanistan and Iraq. Now the U.S. military wants to better understand that “spidey sense” and...

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The Vortex Gun Coming Soon To a Protest Near You

The Vortex Gun Coming Soon To a Protest Near You

On March 4, 2012 by stratagem
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Source: Slashdot   An anonymous reader writes “Vortex technology has been used in everything from rocket-powered fire extinguishers to Nerf guns, but neither of those things are capable of giving the beat-down to...

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New Video Shows Japanese Speech-Jamming Gun in Action

New Video Shows Japanese Speech-Jamming Gun in Action

On March 2, 2012 by stratagem
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Source: Wired     Two Japanese researchers recently introduced a prototype for a device they call a SpeechJammer that can literally “jam” someone’s voice — effectively stopping them from talking. Now they’ve released...

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