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Top 10 Most Corrupt Countries Of The World in 2012

2011 is considered the year of fall of the corrupt as regimes fell to the might of the common man throughout the Middle East when protesters took to the streets and demanded better rights. TIME magazine’s person of the year was the protester, a nameless, faceless representation of the might of the people. But even

Top 10 Most Dangerous Places on Earth

We, as humans, are known to be adrenaline junkies. Well, most of us are. We tell ourselves that the word danger is in our system, that its our middle name and what not. But the concept of skydiving, bungee jumping or any other adrenaline infused escapades that we indulge ourselves in seem like a harmless walk in

US Army Wrapping Up Tests Of Android, iPhone, Windows Phone

Rumor has been floating around about new gadgets being used by the US Army to test their effectiveness in the battlefield, however; the news has recently been confirmed by Michael McCarthy-the Project Director- in an interview with CNN.McCarthy revelaed that the the new smartphones have been on a test-run for the last six weeks in

Inge Missmahl brings peace to the minds of Afghanistan

www.ted.com When German psychologist Inge Missmahl went to Afghanistan, she saw universal wounds of the human heart — despair and trauma. She tackled this widespread depression with psychosocial counseling, and in return witnessed remarkable individual and social healing and new hope for families and communities.TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and

Top 10 Nuclear Powered Military Machines

Nuclear powered machines can stay under water for decades or can stay over it for even longer, without ever needing for refueling any soon. The only military vision left unfulfilled would be of a nuclear-powered aircraft because of the problems related to shielding of the crew from radiations. Nevertheless, aircraft carriers and submarines are big

Boeing Unveils Spy Plane of the Future

It may look like a futuristic starfighter, but this sleek gun-metal craft is Boeing’s latest unmanned spy plane. Called the Phantom Ray, the cutting-edge unmanned airborne system (UAS) was unveiled at a ceremony in St Louis yesterday. The sleek craft has a 50ft wingspan, measures 36ft long and has a gross weight of 36,500lbs. It

NexGen UAV’s: Global Hawk

Accurate and up-to-date intelligence is the key to success of an effective strike in modren war fare. UAV’s such as Predator have proved their success in field. Another combat proven ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance) system that has seen recent success in both Afghanistan and Iraq is the Global Hawk.

Incredible Unmanned Vehicles

Every passing day we are seeing more and more robots and autonomous systems being used. Just like a coin has two sides, the technology is being used both for good and bad purposes. Today, we will show you the fist look at some of the autonomous systems that are currently in design/ testing phase.

Inside a drone strike

We all know about the predator strikes going on in Afghanistan, Pakistan and other US battlefields around the world these days. What many of us don’t know, however, is that these are all controlled half a world away form Edvards airbase in Arizona, USA. We have all seen videos of predator strikes (and their results), but not of how its