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Top 10 Human Super Powers You Can Get Today

With superpowers being wielded by every other movie or TV character, it is but normal if it ever crossed your mind to posses one of those world-changing powers. Today we are going to let you know of some the abilities of super human nature that are physically and logically possible and you don’t need to

Robotic Fly Takes Flight

Robert Wood’s robotic flies are currently featured in MOMA’s “Design and the Elastic Mind” exhibit in New York. They’re definitely an engineering work of art, as the first insect-sized robots with the ability to lift themselves off the ground(read more at www.spectrum.ieee.org Note: This is a user submitted video under “User Submitted” Category. Although the

Japan Aegis BMD (JFTM-4) Stellar Taka Flight Mission Success Quicklook

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and the United States Missile Defense Agency (MDA) announced the successful completion of an Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) intercept flight test, in cooperation with the US Navy, off the coast of Kauai in Hawaii. The event marked the fourth time that a JMSDF ship has engaged a ballistic

Flight of the Conchords: Robot Song (HBO)

Watch Bret and Jemaine sing one of their hit songs- Robot Song. Watch the music video! It’s the distant future. The humans are dead. Some of us are Robots. Some of us are just wearing Robot Costumes. For more information about Flight of the Conchords, log onto HBO.com Note: This is a user submitted video

First Autonomous Ornithopter Flight

The first (and second) flights of an autonomous ornithopter (robotic bird), built and programmed by the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab’s Robot Locomotion Group. For more info: groups.csail.mit.edu Note: This is a user submitted video under “User Submitted” Category. Although the submitted content is moderated, RealityPod does not guarantee the accuracy of information provided

Aggressive Maneuvers for Autonomous Quadrotor Flight

Control of precise aggressive maneuvers with an autonomous quadrotor helicopter. This is a small autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). Demonstrations of flips, flight through windows, and quadrotor perching are shown. Work done at the GRASP Lab, University of Pennsylvania. Note: This is a user submitted video under “User Submitted” Category. Although the submitted content is

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.