Important Tin Foil Hat Testing, For Crazies

First of all, it's not a tin foil hat. It's a tin foil safety tuque. Second of all, it's finally been scientifically proven that it guards your brain from a wireless modem's signals. The jury's still out on mind control. » 5/11/10 10:00pm 5/11/10 10:00pm

This EMP Cannon Stops Cars Almost Instantly

We've heard of electromagnetic pulses cutting steel in milliseconds, but apparently they can also be used to stop moving cars just as fast. The cannon demonstrated in the video here is still a prototype, but it definitely seems to work. » 1/21/10 10:20pm 1/21/10 10:20pm

Electromagnetic Pulses Cut Through Steel in Milliseconds

You need to cut up some chunks of steel. Mechanical tools are prone to wearing out and lasers are just too expensive, so what do you use? Fast-cutting electromagnetic pulses, what else. » 12/02/09 9:00pm 12/02/09 9:00pm

Combat-Ready High-Powered Microwave E-Bomb In Testing

Sci-fi tales are full of electromagnetic-pulse devices that blow out every computer from here to Kalamazoo. But US Army researchers are testing a short skinny high-powered microwave bomb that could actually be used in combat. » 4/24/09 1:30am 4/24/09 1:30am

Army Getting Electro-Magnetic Pulse Grenade to Mess Up Bin Laden's Xbox

Those Pentagon heads have been playing too much Star Wars Republic Commando again, because now they want to give soldiers Electro-Magnetic Pulse grenades, according to the head of the new US Army's Electronic Warfare Division: » 2/12/09 1:20pm 2/12/09 1:20pm

Navy Drops $7.5 Million on an EMP Generator

As anyone who has seen the Matrix will tell you, an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) can wreak havoc on electronics. You may also know that an EMP is a byproduct of a nuclear blast-which is why the Navy has handed over $7.5 million to L-3 Services, Inc. to build an EMP generator. The device is not going to be used as a… » 8/08/08 6:59pm 8/08/08 6:59pm