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Hackable Drones Worry Government Agencies
2012-07-20 12:44:22

Like it or not, drones may be a very real part of our future -- regular drones, or civilian drones, as they’re called. Rather than being used to spy on our enemies, they’ll be used to deliver our packages and police our streets.

New Laser Scanner Scrutinizes Every Last Inch Of You
2012-07-12 10:31:40

Checking through the gate at the airport is about to get a lot more complicated for some people, and perhaps a lot easier for the Department of Homeland Security.

2012-03-28 08:36:01

Twenty years ago in Chicago, a small leak in an unused freight tunnel expanded beneath the Windy City and started a flood which eventually gushed through the entire tunnel system.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.