Archive for December, 2006

Defense Tech posted a round-up of their 20 biggest posts of 2006. Includes such gems as Clowns Sabotage Nuke Missile and Urban Combat Skateboard. Advertisements

New Scientist reports: A species of moth drinks tears from the eyes of sleeping birds using a fearsome proboscis shaped like a harpoon, scientists have revealed. The moth uses its barbed proboscis to penetrate the eyelid of sleeping birds and drink tears.

DailyTech reports: After receiving a $500,000 Phase II contract from the U.S. Department of Defense Small Business Technology Transfer Program, LaunchPoint engineers are attempting to create a magnetic space launch device. The current LaunchPoint Technologies design has a large ring of superconducting magnets that would fling the object into space, or into orbit around the […]