Military Tech

The United States Space Force Will Recruit From The Army, Air Force, And Navy – But Not The Marines

Disappointing news for all the fans of Starship Troopers, Doom, and Warhammer: according to a new, 13-page document created by...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 - 1:41PM

Elon Musk Says It's "Time to Create a Mecha" After Watching Late-Night Anime Movie

No, you haven't stumbled across a mistakenly syndicated article from The Onion. We're apparently living in a timeline where the...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 - 1:53PM

DARPA Is Working to Create Cyborgs and Meta-Humans – Even if They Won't Admit It

If you thought the announcement of the first air-to-air drone kill or the unveiling of Russia's new bipedal military mech was cause...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 12 October 2018 - 1:07PM

DARPA Says the Biggest Obstacle to Effective Artificial Intelligence Is Common Sense

If you went through public school in the last fifteen years, odds are that your math tests included a space for an answer and a...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 12 October 2018 - 12:35PM

Doctor Strangelove, Or: How We Learned That Bombs We Drop On Earth Can Be Felt In Space According To New Research

Los Alamos scientists joked about the Manhattan Project's nuclear bomb test setting the Earth's atmosphere on fire, but it turns out...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 28 September 2018 - 11:56AM

Missile Off the Rail: MQ-9 Reaper Claims the First Air-to-Air Kill for a Drone Ever

Last April, a dogfighting AI pulled off the first kill on a human fighter pilot in a simulation (and boy, was it a shutdown), but now...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 24 September 2018 - 12:30PM

Neil deGrasse Tyson Defends Space Force on 'The Late Show', Saying Science and War Have Always Been Intertwined

To most people, Neil deGrasse Tyson is the cool uncle of popular science: he's humorous, wacky, and a little wise. In fact, he's the...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 13 September 2018 - 10:03AM

Facial Recognition at Airports? Washington Dulles Unveils Big Brother System To Speed Up Boarding And Security Checks

If there's one thing society can agree on, it's that going through airport security and waiting to board a plane sucks. From arriving...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 10 September 2018 - 2:06PM

US Navy Is Modifying Wetsuits For SEALs To Use in Arctic Battle

Forget the Space Force—there are highly trained men and women here on Earth whose job it is to protect against threats both foreign...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 07 September 2018 - 1:55PM

Real Russian Robocop? Makers of the AK-47 Unveil Their First Combat Mech

The Russian arms manufacturer Kalashnikov has come a long way from making rifles--not only have they unveiled a new line of electric...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 24 August 2018 - 11:57AM

The United States Suspects That A Strange Russian Space Object Is Actually A Secret Weapon

The Space Force doesn't officially exist yet, but they may already have their hands full dealing with Russia. Reuters reports that...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 - 11:03AM

Facebook Patent Reveals Plan To Spy On Users With Computer And Phone Cameras For "Emotion Detection"

A patent application filed by Facebook in 2015 reveals some of the spycraft behind the company's ongoing quest to mine user data and...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 31 July 2018 - 11:10AM

Johns Hopkins Scientists Warn That A Designer Virus 'Could Wipe Out 900 Million' People After Terrifying Simulation

A terrifying simulation by scientists at Johns Hopkins University and American politicians cast a grim spotlight on humanity's...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 30 July 2018 - 1:14PM

The U.S. Military's Laser Weapons Are Set To Stun, Not Kill... At Least For Now

Central to the vast majority of science-fiction films of the last 50 years is the weaponry that is either used to subjugate or defend...

K.S. Anthony
Thursday, 12 July 2018 - 11:22AM

China Reportedly Has Developed a Laser Assault Rifle, But Some Are Calling it a Hoax

When it comes to military-grade weaponry designed to cause maximum damage to a target, mankind has (for better or worse) had that...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 05 July 2018 - 11:02AM

21st Century Tradecraft: American Special Operations Forces Are Developing Paper That Actually TALKS

From Tokyo Rose's radio broadcasts to American soldiers blasting Van Halen to force out Panamanian dictators, breaking the will of an...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 28 June 2018 - 11:21AM

US Army Creates The First-Ever Super-Soldier With Untested Lockheed Martin Exoskeleton Technology

Lockheed Martin has developed an exoskeleton that will prevent injuries... And one lucky Army group has been selected to test it out.

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 07 June 2018 - 11:47AM

New Report on Nimitz UFO Incident Finally Details the Capabilities of the Alien Craft

If you're not familiar with the 2004 Nimitz Incident, it's one of the more persuasive cases for the existence of UFOs (or 'Anomalous...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 25 May 2018 - 1:08PM

The US Military Braces for War in Space as They Weaponize Artificial Intelligence in the Battle for Satellites

The US military is preparing for war in space with advanced satellite technology.

Chris Mahon
Friday, 04 May 2018 - 1:03PM

New North Korea Nuclear Bomb Study Challenges What We Know About the Reclusive Country

North Korea shocked (and relieved) the world two weeks ago by announcing it's putting a stop to their nuclear tests and shutting down...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 02 May 2018 - 11:20AM