It may not have have the grand majesty of your typical half-eagle, half-lion griffin, but this tiny beast has fluttered away with our hearts.
*Here being Afghanistan. But that's what you get when you combine the Army's newest UAV helicopter, the A-160 Hummingbird, with a 1.8 Gigapixel ARGUS sensor, the Army's single most powerful camera package to date.
This tiny, flying robot flaps its wings 30 times per second—just like a real hummingbird—and will one day save lives by searching for survivors in wreckage and spots not easily accessible by humans.
Samsung and Intrinsity have announced one of the fastest ARM Cortex A8-based processors yet—the same chip design in the iPhone 3GS and Palm Pre—clocking in at 1GHz.
The Takaratomy Kotoridayori Humming Bird proves that solar power is not just for calculators and the hopeful/naive who believe it's not too late to stop global warming anymore. Solar technology has found a greater purpose in this world than determining the order of operations or allowing our children to "live" and…
Seriously, this must be a Golden Age for our species. We may have touched the moon, but a wrist-based fish finder will be what aliens will talk about when they land here 100 years from now—post nuclear and environmental holocaust, naturally.