Exploring bleeding edge experiments, oddities, new and bizarre dicoveries, and fact-checking conspiracy theories since 2008. No question is out of bounds and no topic is too strange for a deep dive.
Giant bipedal robots look cool in anime and movies. In real life, you probably wouldn't want to use them to fight giant eldritch creatures made of teeth, fangs, and acid.
Riot is being pitched as a digital, hyper-aware spy. It's nothing more than a simple data aggregator from public social media profiles.
Military blogger invokes theoretical computer science in a post about testing code for fighter jets and gets the fundamentals wrong.
The international community is trying to jump ahead of autonomous killer robots, but the messiness of war means they have few answers to the crisis they imagine.
It's one thing when people can't explain the weird things they see in the night sky. But what if a UFO sighting takes place over a military base and high ranking officers have no idea what happened?
Scientists found a way to temporary induce psychopathy in text subjects, and that has some mulling the darker applications of this technology.
Policy wonks are trying to wrap their minds around how to fight a war in cyberspace, but their thinking keeps defaulting to conventional warfare.
In an effort to cater to religious fundamentalists in its ranks, the Israeli Defense Force is letting religious sexism compromise battle readiness.
Military bureaucrats and the public is learning how messy and complicated huge programming projects can be thanks to the F-35.
We're still not sure about the right way to counter state-sponsored hacking and how to organize a coordinated counter-attack.