You probably scratched your head last year if you read about time crystals, likely 2017’s most esoteric, widely covered popular science story. Even if you understood how they worked, you might not have known what use they could have. Time crystals, systems of atoms that maintain a periodic ticking behavior in the…
After seven years behind bars, Chelsea Manning was released early Wednesday morning from the Fort Leavenworth disciplinary barracks in Kansas.
The notoriously secretive National Security Agency is raising “security concerns” to justify an apparent new policy of pre-emptively denying Freedom of Information Act requests about the agency’s contractors.
When the DEA bought a spy plane in 2008, it was supposed to be a way to catch and transport dealers in Afghanistan. Instead, it turned into a corroding rust bucket in the desert, and a reminder of how dumb the government can be.
Holy crap. Declassified footage of a US bombing of ISIS cash depots has been released and you can see the airstrike that made millions of dollars fly away ina swarm after the explosion. The money spreads all over the place.
A government report reveals that the DOD's F-35 will be delayed yet again. This time, the problem is stalled software development. It's just the latest in a long line of delays and problems.
Most of us are content keeping hackers away with a firewall and decent password. But the Pentagon isn't nearly content, and in a new report, insists we should keep our nuclear arsenal ready for Internet retaliation. What could go wrong?
Doesn't matter if you're a ninja or a polar bear blinking in a blizzard—if you've got a heartbeat, this new sensor system will find you. It's called "Biometrics-at-a-distance" and does everything but smell your fear.
As any armed forces member who's served in the Middle East can tell you, it's ludicrously hot there—even without the additional 50+ pounds of clothing and armor. That's why the DoD is offering cash money for some "Thermally Responsive Fibers."
Firefighting is dangerous enough without your two-way radio failing behind collapsed walls or in smoke-filled buildings. That's why the DoD has developed the a new disposable router system, dubbed WISPER, that may one day replace traditional radios.
In March 2008, the Department of Defense supposedly published a memo about a perceived national security threat. The target: Wikileaks a site that had previously put out sensitive information about Abu Ghraib.
Apparently the Department of Defense believes that PS3s are a better value when it comes to supercomputers than IBM products specifically designed for the purpose. Granted recent price drops probably didn't hurt in justifying a 2,200 console order either.
Today, only seasoned, rated pilots are allowed to step behind the controls of an armed Predator or Reaper drone. However, the Defense Department is planning to change all that by fitting their low-flying Shadow counterparts with precision weapons. Currently Shadow drones function primarily as an intelligence…
It appears that the geniuses at the Defense Department have been asleep at the wheel of their new Joint Strike Fighter program, leading some to believe that its super valuable aviation and weapons technology may have been compromised. The crux of the problem involves the fact that the Pentagon's Defense Security…
The Department of Defense office of Research Engineering is putting up $1,000,000 for the team that can come up with the best battery suit for "dismounted warfighters." These days, in order to complete a four-day mission, soldiers need to pack 20 lbs of batteries to power up all their assorted electronics (which…
The is latest line of external hard drives from I O Data. These drives are built for durability. They even comply with Department of Defense standards. The drives can resist up to 220 pounds of pressure. Sure, they may prevent Hulk from smashing your drive—rendering your hentai collection useless—but who is to say…