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10 Inventors Killed By Their Own Inventions

Living to see your invention work and take over the world might not always be the path nature chooses for you. History has a fair bit of examples of people who were, ironically, killed by their very own inventions as if their inventions wanted them to know that ‘they’, the inventions, didn’t want to materialize

Demonstration of the Navy Electromagnetic Rail Gun prototype

The US Navy’s Electromagnetic Rail Gun that is under development at NSWC Dahlgren in Virginia. This is a prototype to demonstrate the technology of the rail gun for use on the future DDG-1000 class of Navy ships. This clip is from the show FutureWeapons on the Discovery Channel. It aired in April 2007. The show

Top 10 Biggest Naval Ships

The ocean is home to some amazing moving bodies of which some stretch almost half-a-kilometer and sketch a daunting figure in the horizon. Today, we present to you the list of the biggest naval ships ever built. Rather unsurprisingly, most of the ships in the list belong to the US Navy. No 10. Shinano –

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

10 Largest Navies in the World

Conquering the vastness of oceans is no easy task. It is not enough to merely have the will, the courage; it also requires huge and by huge, I mean really huge forces to do that. Today, we take a look at the 10 largest navies in the world. No 10. North Korea Navy personnel 46,000

10 Plane Crashes That Changed Aviation

Midair collisions, on-board fires, a fatigued fuselage that turned a plane into a high-altitude convertible—out of these tragedies arose major technological advances in flight safety that keep air travel routine today.

Top 10 Fighters Planes

Over the past century, dozens of aircraft have been designed and built to fight in the sky. But now based on expert opinion, audience polls and technical comparison, we’ve constructed a five-point matrix, that will rank the Top Ten Fighter aircraft of all time

Top 10 Weapons of the future

We went from swords to machine guns and nuclear bombs, but what are the next weapons on the horizon? We round up ten of the most promising technologies.

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.