Category Archives: News

Human-Piloted, Giant Fighting Robots are Here!

MegaBots raises $2.4 million to create league of human-piloted, giant fighting robots There’s a new sporting league in the works and it involves enormous human-operated robots that battle each other to the “death.” MegaBots just raised $2.4 million in seed funding to get started. It has hired a prominent sports and entertainment attorney at Latham […]

“Katie” the PBY Catalina of Diego Garcia!

“Katie” the PBY Catalina of Diego Garcia! To those of you who have served on the tropical island of Diego Garcia, you may have seen Katie… She is one of the most photographed birds on Degio and this is her story… Diego Garcia is an atoll located south of the equator in the central Indian Ocean […]

Did ISIS save the A-10?

Did ISIS save the A-10? Or more fitting, did inevitable “social media gang warfare” on an epic scale save the A-10? (CNN) ISIS seems determined to destroy much of what’s in its path as it tries to conquer more territory in Iraq, Syria and elsewhere, but it may have inadvertently saved a fleet of U.S. Air Force jets. Gen. […]

Fireworks could be replaced by Drones…and it looks awesome.

Fireworks replaced by drones? No way. I love the smell of gunpowder and near death experience overshadowing the screams of delighted children. It’s America’s right…but damn…This looks awesome! You have to watch the video to even comprehend how cool this will be in the coming years. Imagine going to a field somewhere and watching thousands […]

This is why you don’t keep money under your mattress…

This is why you don’t keep money under your mattress… In an extremely unusual airstrike, the U.S. dropped bombs Sunday in central Mosul, Iraq, destroying a building containing huge amounts of cash ISIS was using to pay its troops and for ongoing operations, two U.S. defense officials said. The officials could not say exactly how much […]

High-altitude wind mills

High-altitude wind mills – tapping into free wind energy. Several startups are investigating approaches to tapping wind energy at high altitudes. “Altaeros Energies”, for example, is building wind turbines inside helium gas-filled industrial blimps that are tethered to the ground to generate electricity. At 2,000 feet in the sky, the company says a turbine will generate twice as much energy as conventional […]

U.S. B-52 bomber flies over S. Korea in solidarity after N. Korean nuclear claim.

U.S. B-52 bomber flies over S. Korea in solidarity after N. Korean nuclear claim. Days after North Korea claimed it tested a hydrogen bomb, the United States responded with a display of military might on the Korean Peninsula. A B-52 bomber jet from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam flew over Osan, South Korea, on Sunday […]

New Navy contract aims to equip hundreds of ships with drones

New U.S. Navy / Northrop Grumman contract aims to equip hundreds of ships with drones! The Pentagon is hoping a multimillion-dollar investment in new technology will enable drones on hundreds of Navy ships to provide air support to operations around the globe. The goal of the “launch and recovery” system, as it has been dubbed by […]

Shhh! You’ve found a secret coupon. Use coupon code "secretcanvascoupon" at checkout for 10% off all canvas prints. Dismiss