Category: Technology

Ghost busters and UFO hunters tap top tools of the trade

Ghost busters and UFO hunters tap top tools of the trade

By Andrew Masterson/The Age The market is awash with devices dedicated to assisting the hunt for aliens and angels, ghosts and demons. It’s a familiar enough scenario. You’re sitting in your lounge room, not expecting guests, and the doorbell rings. You have no way of knowing at that moment whether your visitor is, say, a bike-borne evangelist eager to audition you […]

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The XS-1 Experimental Spaceplane in Pictures

The XS-1 Experimental Spaceplane in Pictures

Via Space.com GALLERY

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Middlesbrough College student crash lands UFO into docks

Middlesbrough College student crash lands UFO into docks

Via Gazette Live A UFO is the last thing you would expect to see crash landing into the Middlehaven Dock.  But for self-taught visual effects artist Niall Horn this is something he had envisaged for quite some time…..

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Electronic war games blamed for jets vanishing off radars in Europe

Electronic war games blamed for jets vanishing off radars in Europe

Via RT Electronic military exercises were to blame for the mysterious disappearance of dozens of planes from air-traffic control screens in the heart of Europe, Slovak authorities have said. About 50 planes temporarily disappeared from radars in Austria, Germany, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia between June 5 and June 10, Austria’s flight safety monitor said. German and Czech air traffic […]

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Major Historical Setbacks in Science, Technology, and Culture

Major Historical Setbacks in Science, Technology, and Culture

By Paul Darin, Epoch Times Throughout history, humanity has suffered serious setbacks to science, progress, and culture. Some have been on a very big scale due to wars, famine, disease. Some setbacks have been on a smaller scale, but may have had just as big of an impact. The loss of the Library at Alexandria, Egypt, is considered one of the ancient […]

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NASA testing an underwater alien-hunting robot

NASA testing an underwater alien-hunting robot

Via Open Minds Scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory are testing an early version of an underwater rover that could one day be used in the search for extraterrestrial life by exploring subsurface oceans on alien worlds.  Time magazine explains that this prototype, called the Buoyant Rover for Under-Ice Exploration (BRUIE), “is operated through satellite link and designed to cling onto the underside […]

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Robot Newsreader Unveiled

Robot Newsreader Unveiled

Via Sky News Scientists have unveiled what they claim is the first newsreading android – with a sense of humour to match her language skills. The adolescent-looking “Kodomoroid” – an amalgamation of the Japanese word “kodomo” (child) and “android” – delivered news of an earthquake and an FBI raid to reporters in Tokyo. She even poked fun at her creator, […]

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Stunning image of stealth bomber being refuelled mid-air over Cornwall

Stunning image of stealth bomber being refuelled mid-air over Cornwall

Via Daily Mail This is the incredible moment a stealth bomber is refuelled over the Cornish coastline in a rare trip to England. Two B-2 Spirit aircraft from the U.S. Air Force have been deployed at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire. It is very unusual for the groundbreaking bombers to be deployed outside of the U.S., because their long-flying ability meaning they […]

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Inventor is building his own flying saucer in the Hunter Valley

Inventor is building his own flying saucer in the Hunter Valley

Via Daily Telegraph We’ve got the flying saucer … now if we could just find a little (green) man brave enough to jump into the cockpit. Like a scene straight from a 1950s sci-fi movie, a far-flung hangar in the NSW Hunter Valley is home to a bizarre aircraft its designer says could revolutionise air travel worldwide. Inventor Duan Phillips […]

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Brooksville to be hub for new saucer-shaped aircraft

Brooksville to be hub for new saucer-shaped aircraft

Via tbo.com Imagine someday going into your yard or driveway, hopping into your George Jetson-style flying saucer and lifting off vertically as you head to work. To some, such a scenario is pure science fiction, but to a consortium of seasoned aviation minds, including those who run Brooksville’s Corporate Jet Solutions, it’s no pie-in-the-sky fantasy. Located at Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional […]

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