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US Navy to deploy laser weapon in two years

Laser weapons

The US Navy’s research office expects that ship-based laser weapons will be ready for deployment in two years, which is two years ahead of previous estimates. But this futuristic weaponry may face setbacks in the form of looming budget cuts. “We’re well past physics,” Rear Admiral Matthew Klunder, the chief of …

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Next-gen US drone: now equipped with ‘death ray’ laser

Airplane laser

The next generation of military drones, unveiled by a leading US manufacturer, will not just carry a limited supply of rockets – but will likely be fitted with an ultra-light laser, capable of repeatedly destroying objects at the speed of light. “It would give us an unlimited magazine,” a person close …

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New record-breaking laser could solve the energy crisis for good

In a project fifteen years in the making, scientists have created a record-breaking laser that could solve the energy crisis for good. The US National Ignition Facility is now one step closer to generating a controllable nuclear fusion reaction. The American National Ignition Facility (NIF) has entered the encyclopedias by …

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Weather control with lasers now possible

Weather control cloud laser Jean-Pierre Wolf

Editor’s note: for further information please see declassified US Air Force documents from 1996: Weather as a Force Multiplier: Owning the Weather in 2025. Is there anything laser can’t do? From cutting diamonds to preserving endangered sites, all the way to building terrifying weapons and turning your eyes from brown to blue, there is apparently …

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New camera that can see around corners

Camera see around corners MIT

A camera that can peer around corners to see people or objects has been developed by British scientists. The technology, which will be demonstrated tonight at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition in London, could eventually allow the military to carry out reconnaissance without breaking cover or be fitted on cars …

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Scientists discover how to turn light into matter

Light into matter

Researchers in London have found a way to make matter from light, using high powered lasers. The idea behind the theory was first thought up 80 years ago by two physicists, who were to work later on creating the world’s first atomic bomb. In 1934, US physicists Gregory Breit and …

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‘Did we just kill a kid?’ – drone operator

A former U.S. drone operator has opened up about the toll of killing scores of innocent people by pressing a button from a control room in New Mexico. Brandon Bryant, 27, from Missoula, Montana, spent six years in the Air Force operating Predator drones from inside a dark container. But, …

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Scientists prove DNA can be reprogrammed by words and frequencies

DNA strand with code

THE HUMAN DNA IS A BIOLOGICAL INTERNET and superior in many aspects to the artificial one. Russian scientific research directly or indirectly explains phenomena such as clairvoyance, intuition, spontaneous and remote acts of healing, self healing, affirmation techniques, unusual light/auras around people (namely spiritual masters), mind’s influence on weather patterns …

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US approves $1.3bn sale of bombs to Saudi Arabia

President Obama King Salman Saudi Arabia

The Pentagon announced on Monday that the U.S. has approved a $1.29 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia, despite widespread mounting evidence of the country’s mass atrocities and possible war crimes in neighboring Yemen. The U.S. State Department on Friday approved the sale of over 10,000 bombs, munitions, and weapons parts produced …

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US Army to smite enemies with Tesla-like lightning bolts

tesla coil

In the era of remote-controlled drones, invisible planes and microwave guns, no military innovation should come as a surprise. But among the array of new weapons none are more satisfying than a cannon that allows you to unleash bolts of lightning. The Laser-Induced Plasma Channel (LIPC) cannon is currently being …

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Google to Wi-Fi entire planet with 180 satellites

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The world wide web may seem like a global community, but two-thirds of the planet still remain without access. Now, Google is planning to change this by launching a fleet of 180 satellites to provide web access for the 4.8 billion people not yet online, according to sources close to …

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Real-life ‘Iron Man’ suit commissioned by US military

Iron man

The technology in Iron Man is getting a step closer to reality thanks to the United States military. The Army has commissioned a Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit, which would provide the wearer with superhuman abilities like night vision, enhanced strength, and protection from gunfire. Each suit would have an on-board computer …

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5D nano-glass can preserve data for millions of years

Superman memory crystal 5d

A research group in Britain has recorded data into a crystal of nanostructured glass. This future storage with practically unlimited lifetime and capacity exceeding Blu-Ray’s by 2,800 times might save civilization’s data for aliens if humankind is gone. A group of scientists from University of Southampton has developed a ‘five-dimensional’ …

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Marijuana legalised in Washington and Colorado

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Here’s some good news in the election results: Voters in Washington and Colorado have decriminalized small quantities of marijuana for recreational use. This is an attempt to end the insane waste of law enforcement resources on small-time pot users who pose no threat to society. Although I’m personally not a pot user and I …

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DARPA offering cash prize for ultimate killing machine

DARPA robot

For the Darpa Robotics Challenge, the agency is offering as much as $34m in awards money to contestants. The Atlas robot looks something out of the post-apocalyptic future, or maybe a Will Smith blockbuster. It’s a 330lb cyborg with eerily human-like hands and a head equipped with a laser. It …

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CIA agents were told to ‘stand down’ in Benghazi

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– Revelations shed new light on the effectiveness of the CIA at Benghazi and the level of support they were given. – When the CIA annex come under attack the field agents were denied a request for military help despite a counter terrorism team being two hours away in Italy. …

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Pry yourself from the couch: Four great AR games

It wouldn’t be unfair to humankind to mention that as the world becomes more accessible, as supermarkets begin to offer delivery, and more sports lose the battle against the PlayStation, the occasions we spend in the sun are increasingly few and far between. We’ve even turned competitive gaming into both a …

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