DragonFire – Britain test fires its high-energy laser

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The MoD ( Ministry of Defence ) has revealed that it has successfully test-fired the country's first long-range laser-directed energy weapon (LDEW). The agency announced that the high-powered laser, named DragonFire, was tested last month, October 17, in Wiltshire at its Porton Down science park test range. ...

Romanian Engineer Creates Flying Saucer

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A Romanian engineer has created a working flying saucer. Seriously. Razvan Sabie, inventor of the ADIFO (All-DIrectional Flying Object) says his flying machine is designed "to change the actual paradigm of flight". Flying Saucer designs have gone viral in the past; however, these have typically been off-the-shelf...

Air Force Academy cadet creates bullet-stopping gravy body armour

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After a year of research and 20 attempts to get the material right, an Air Force Academy cadet has developed goo which can enhance existing types of body armour. The goo is essentially a thin layer of gravy. That's right - the new material appears not to be...