Sorry, Orange. Black is the new black. A new material created by British researchers absorbs all but 0.035% of visible light.
That's the most optimistic date presented by the US military, assuming current research continues. Earlier this month, an Air Force experimental aircraft hit a top speed of Mach 5.1.
Currently, the technology known as "Active Denial" only operates from a large truck, but a report indicates that Raytheon is developing a version that police officers can use to disperse crowds.
Fresh off the press from TEDGlobal, Marc Goodman's talk on the future of crime has been causing a bit of stir on the blogosphere. Goodman is a global security advisor and futurist focused on the disruptive impact of technology in security, business and international affairs - and has a unique perspective about what the future may hold.
This is a tale of two drones. One is the stuff of crazy science fiction. The other is a reality. Now here's the twist: individuals are making DIY drones a reality while large government-sponsored researchers are the ones writing the science fiction.
Editor's Note: Today, in honor of World Water Day, we're publishing this guest post from Doc Hendley, the founder of Wine to Water, a nonprofit organization focused on bringing clean water to the nearly one billion people lack access to clean water. The water crisis is one of the largest and yet ...
Google versus Facebook. Silicon Valley versus Hollywood. Wall Street versus Main Street. Increasingly, the rivalries and alliances that define our lives have nothing to do with kings, queens, or Congress. What we’re witnessing is a fundamental shift in the way our society is organized.