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Sticks and Stones? Or Drones?

Are drones leading us to war? Albert Einstein once said that he didn’t know how World War III would be fought, though he did know about World War IV – with sticks and stones. He was warning us that our escalation of nuclear weapons would lead to a war where very little – and very few – were left standing. Today, what would Einstein think of the recent escalation of combat drones? Defense planners argue that drones save lives, sparing those who would’ve had to fight the enemy face to face, or gun-sight to gun-sight. Now, with drones, or UAVs (Unmanned Aerial...

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NASA plans to help create a Tractor Beam

NASA plans to help create a Tractor Beam. A start up company called Arx Pax is expecting to utilize hover engine technology to create a tractor beam using by using micro-satellites. Last year, the company debuted their near 90 pound hover board. The Magnetic Field Architecture technology (or MFA) has proved itself for magnetic levitation capabilities. Their ideas for the MFA including levitating houses and buildings to protect them from certain natural disasters. They are also considering its uses for attracting satellites towards one another. The News is breaking that NASA’s interest lies in using hover engine technology and Arx...

Leonard Nimoy's Season 2 Science Officer uniform is up for bid starting September 23rd. 0

Star Trek Spock Uniform Up For Auction

What would you pay to own a piece of television history? The late Leonard Nimoy’s uniform worn as Science Officer Spock during season 2 of The Original Series will be up for auction set for September 23rd at 2:00 PM, GMT +1. This historic wardrobe is listed among numerous other iconic props and sci-fi cinematic memorabilia from movies like Alien, Armageddon, Back to the Future, Blade Runner, Star Wars, The Dark Crystal, and the Doctor Who TV series. Bidding starts at a cool £25,000 and is expected to fetch between £50,000 – £70,000 (approximately $76,735 – $115,103 US Dollars).  According to the auction site,...