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Controversy brews over use of autonomous killer robots in war

March 15th, 2014 at 8:19 am » Comments Off

U.N. will begin to lay the groundwork for the role robots will play in war. People are promised their quality of life will improve with the advances of technology, and what could be a better example of that than sending robots instead of humans into dangerous situations? Robots can help conduct research in deep oceans […]

U.S. Navy to add futuristic laser weapon to its arsenal this summer

February 24th, 2014 at 5:14 pm » Comments Off

Laser Weapon System The U.S. Navy will turn fiction into reality when it deploys its first laser weapon aboard one of its ships this summer. The solid-state Laser Weapons System promises to be able to incinerate aerial drones and speedboats quickly and less expensive that today’s weapons, which typically relies on a finite supply of […]

Lockheed Martin’s SPAN spy rock could be the military’s new secret weapon

November 3rd, 2013 at 9:59 am » Comments Off

The surveillance technology is so small it can fit in a rock. Lockheed Martin showcased developments in their surveillance technology called SPAN (Self-Powered Ad-hoc Network) at the annual AUSA Army meeting in Washington, D.C. last week. SPAN, a “covert, perpetually self-powered wireless sensor network” that can provide “unobtrusive, continuous surveillance” in units so small they […]

World’s first 3D printed bullets fired in YouTube test

May 29th, 2013 at 8:25 am » Comments Off

Homemade bullets are now part of the growing arsenal of 3D printed weapons. A Tennessee man recently posted a YouTube video demonstrating what kind of damage can be done (hint: a lot) by the plastic shell, created by 3-D-printing enthusiast Tony Griffy, as highlighted by the Daily Dot.    

‘The Liberator’ – world’s first entirely 3D printed gun

May 10th, 2013 at 10:21 am » Comments Off

“The Liberator” 3D printed gun “The Liberator,” a 3D printed gun made by Cody Wilson, the 25-year-old University of Texas law student who was the star of Motherboard’s documentary Click. Print. Gun. Wilson has built the prototype weapon and has released the CAD files for the gun to the public. Basically, anyone will then be able […]

Most American’s opposed to being killed by a drone: Poll

March 11th, 2013 at 12:19 pm » Comments Off

97% of those surveyed “strongly agreed” with the statement, “I personally do not want to be killed by a drone.” The Administration’s controversial drone policy could be headed for a possible setback.  According to a new poll conducted by the University of Minnesota a broad majority of Americans are opposed to being killed by a […]

Drones: garage invention spawns multibillion-dollar defense industry

December 26th, 2011 at 11:37 am » Comments (0)

Abraham Karem began tinkering with drones in his garage in 1980. Abraham Karem, is an engineer who had emigrated from Israel.  In 1980 he retreated into his three-car garage in Hacienda Heights outside Los Angeles and, to the bemusement of his tolerant wife, began to build an aircraft.

U.S. military unveils hypersonic weapon that travels 5 times the speed of sound

November 18th, 2011 at 1:12 pm » Comments (0)

U.S. military unveils a hypersonic flying missile that can strike a target anywhere in the world in just 30 minutes.  

50,000 Volt Taser Grenade Shocks It’s First Civilian Victim (Video)

April 5th, 2011 at 8:40 am » Comments (0)

There’s a new Taser in town!  Taser International’s 50,000 volt projectile, the Taser Grenade, can incapacitate those who need to be incapacitated at distances of up to 900 feet.  

Regional Nuclear War Could Reverse Global Warming According to NASA

February 27th, 2011 at 8:53 am » Comments (0)

A nuclear bomb explodes in a test on the Mururoa atoll in French Polynesia in the early seventies. NASA Scientists have tested the climate effect of what a small, regional nuclear war would do to the world and have come up with a few revealing (and quite scary) conclusions. For the purpose of the exercise, […]

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