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Scientists Figure Out How To Scale Walls Like Spider-Man

The Huffington Post | Kerry Flynn | Posted 11.21.2014 | Technology

If you're a big Spider-Man fan, you're going to love this: A team of researchers at Stanford has developed a way to scale glass walls using pads that ...

This Truck That Turns Into A Helicopter Is Basically Out Of 'Transformers'

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 06.25.2014 | Technology

If "Transformers" were real, this is probably something close to how they'd look. Advanced Tactics, a military contractor, created this half-vehicl...

DARPA's New Robotic Limb Will Let Amputees Feel Again

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology

Mind-controlled robotic limbs have, in some form, existed for a while: As early as 2010, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency funded testing ...

DARPA's New Challenge: Helping Us Fly Faster

AP | Posted 09.05.2012 | Technology

LOS ANGELES — The Defense Department's research arm will seek proposals next month for solutions to technology hurdles in super high-speed fligh...

WATCH: Defense Agency Releases Video Of Mach 20 Glider Flight

AP/The Huffington Post | By JOHN ANTCZAK | Posted 10.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (Associated Press) -- An unmanned glider streaks over the Pacific Ocean at 20 times the speed of sound in a video released Thursday by a U...

Algae Jet Fuel Just Months Away: Pentagon

Treehugger | Sami Grover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Claims by insiders that the air force could get itself very close to a zero carbon footprint within a decade seemed somewhat optimistic, to say the le...

From The Pentagon To Monty Python: The Internet Turns 40

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Chris Weigant

Technology has grown by such leaps and bounds since 1969 that it's hard to conceive how things were before we all had access to computers.