Iran launched multiple ballistic missiles today as part of a series of military drills conducted by the hardliner Revolutionary Guards Corps. The missiles emerged from one of Iran’s elaborate underground missile caves, a version of which emerged late last year on Iranian state TV, but this is the first time we have…
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Is it a... yeti? Nope, you got it right the second time. According to the US Navy, this is the Iranian drone that flew over the USS Harry S. Truman on January 12, 2016.
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists announced today that the Doomsday Clock, which represents our proximity to an apocalyptic event, will remain at three minutes to midnight. But that’s still terrifying.
Iranian hackers gained access to the control system at the Bowman Avenue Dam in 2013. The dam is some twenty miles from New York City, according to The Wall Street Journal. Yikes.
Iran’s Revolutionary Guard soldiers arrested dual Iranian-US citizen Siamak Namazi in Tehran last month, confiscating his computer. Shortly thereafter, the Revolutionary Guard began a spree of cyberattacks on US targets.
Stanislas Giroux, the guy who filmed this video, puts it quite simply: this is the video he would like to show people when they ask him why the heck would he want to go to Iran. And after watching it, I kind of want to go with him. The beauty of the country and the intricate details of its culture is absolutely worth…
In 1993, sci-fi author Bruce Sterling testified in front of a House subcommittee about the future of the internet — specifically, what “the Net” would look like in 2015.
This is CICADA. Half science project and half special access program of the highest classification, CICADA represents a new class of “swarm” drones and unmanned capabilities that are unlike anything we’ve seen in war before.
Back in the days of the Manhattan Project, the government set up a string of National Labs devoted to creating nuclear weapons. Now, those labs are playing a role in the opposite task: stopping them. A secret facility in Tennessee that replicates Iran’s nuclear capabilities was key to the recent negotiations.
Today Iranian military forces tested various unmanned aircraft that some are calling "suicide drones." Because "suicide drone" sounded more intimidating than "model airplane that we could fly into things nearby."
On the heels of a research paper published about a global Iranian hacking operation, Operation Cleaver, the FBI is now warning critical US businesses that they might be targets of Iran's team of hackers.
Last year, we discovered that Iranian hackers had breached Navy computer systems, which sent an understandable wave of panic through the administration. But it looks like that might've just been the tip of a much bigger, more sophisticated and more deadly iceberg.
Mohammad Reza is a self-taught photographer from Iran. The wide angle lens and the colorful Persian architecture give to his pictures a mesmerizing kaleidoscopic effect.
Sometimes you want a room with a view. Sometimes you want a bunker that's walled-off to the world. Why not have both? The Sharifi-ha House can shape-shift based on the amount of sun or level of privacy that its residents need at that particular moment.
In a freakish and honestly terrifying turn of events, a giant cloud of sand enveloped Tehran today. The temperature plunged from over 90 F to the 60s in minutes. Winds whipped at 70 mile per hour. Trees fell. The power went out. Tehran looked like an apocalyptic horror show.
The extent to which hackers think up elaborate schemes to win people's trust online never ceases to amaze. The latest ones to be so bold are a crew of Iranian hackers who won the trust of American leaders by building a fake news site, along with phony social media profiles for all its fake writers.And it worked.
Iran claims to have successfully reverse engineered and manufactured their own version of the Lockheed Martin Sentinel RQ-170 stealth drone that crashed in their territory on December 2011. It's unknown if their claims are true or not—they have not demonstrated the drone flying yet.
This is one of the coolest buildings I've seen in a long time: a structure designed to turn everyone into Spider-man by allowing people to climb all over its interior and exterior. It kind of feels like a glitch in the Matrix: a computer-generated mountain that needs more polygons and some textures.
Mozaffar Khazaee, a former Manchester, Connecticut resident and defense contractor has been arrested by federal authorities on charges that he attempted to smuggle classified technical data on a variety of military projects—including the new F-35 Lightning II—out of the country and into Iran.
Rob Ford, CitiBike, Bay Area tech woes, China's crippling smog: You've seen all the big headlines for cities this year. But here are a few of the urbanism stories that might have flown under your radar.