Giant Airbags Will Be Used To Float the Costa Concordia Back To Port

Starting next month the salvage operation for the capsized Costa Concordia will begin, with American and Italian companies being chosen to work together to bring the $600 million cruise ship back to port in one piece. » 4/21/12 7:00pm 4/21/12 7:00pm

Owners of Capsized Italian Cruise Ship Want to Save It With Something…

It's been a month since the fatal sinking of the Costa Concordia off the coast of Italy. And, now that the half million gallons of on-board fuel are being safely siphoned off, the ship's owner must decide—raise it from the seabed with hundreds of thousands of ping-pong balls or call in the Jawas and have it dismantled… » 3/09/12 11:00pm 3/09/12 11:00pm

Soldiers May Soon Be Able to Control a Herd of Robots With Their Heads

A new Army program, called Heads-Up Display for Control of Unmanned Ground Vehicles, is said to be developing an "eyeglasses-like display" that projects live video feeds from robots on the ground. That's no breakthrough. But what is new is that our soldiers may even be able to drive these robots—using only the natural… » 5/14/11 12:20am 5/14/11 12:20am