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  • May 14, 2014
    In 'why aren't you taking this seriously' news, members of the US Air Force recently announced a contingency plan to deal with a monster threat like Godzilla. God willing, this is where all my 2012 - 2013 tax dollars went. During an interview with the Smithsonian's Air and ... / Continue →
  • May 7, 2014
    This is a video of the Advanced Tactics Black Knight Transformer (despite the fact it's beige and neither the Autobots or Decepticons want it on their side) taking its maiden voyage. Let's hope it goes better than the Titanic's. This is the official video of the Advanced Tact... / Continue →
  • February 27, 2014
    This is a brief video of President Obama speaking during a press conference on military technology where he confirms the government is building Iron Man. Then denies it. Then says maybe. Then claims he can't say either way because it's classified. That's the problem with po... / Continue →
  • January 14, 2014
    This is the US military's new Black Knight Transformer. That's a pretty intimidating name for what appears to be a flying shipping crate. Hell, it's not even black. They should have called it the Tan Coptervan. The helicopter rotors do fold in so it's more streamlined when ... / Continue →
  • November 19, 2013
    This is the $15,000 Sportsman WV850 H.O. from Polaris. That's a pretty poor name. I would have called it the Unstoppable Earthf***er or something with STYLE. The all-terrain military inspired vehicle includes unpoppable TerrainArmor™ non-pneumatic tires which can stand up to... / Continue →
  • August 26, 2013
    These are ~$85 Blast Boxers. They help prevent injury to your privates in the event of an explosion, thanks to a patch of Kevlar sewn into the penis, balls and butthole region. They were originally designed for military use, but anybody with $85 can buy a pair. And as a guy ... / Continue →
  • August 23, 2013
    I see butts! As even more proof that most Russians don't give a f***, this is a video of a giant Russian military Zubr class hovercraft coming ashore while a bunch of beach-goers just sit and watch instead of running and screaming HOLY SHIT WE'RE ALL GONNA DIE like any non-Rus... / Continue →
  • December 11, 2012
    Allegedly a Canadian company has developed a 'Quantum Stealth' invisibility cloak for the US and Canadian militaries that can hide whatever is behind it be bending light waves around it. The cloak is said to work so well and be so top secret that they can't release ACTUAL pict... / Continue →
  • October 15, 2012
    So apparently the Ukrainian navy is training dolphins for combat by attaching guns and knives to their heads to attack enemies. Wait -- the Ukraine has a navy? The program reportedly includes training dolphins to search for mines and marking them with buoys. But Ukraine also ... / Continue →
  • February 28, 2012
    I'm not really sure how it's been upgraded since the last time we saw it (new paintjob?), but this is a video for the Navy/BAE System's latest incarnation of their railgun. Man, I love how the launch screen in the control room looks like something straight out of Windows 95 wi... / Continue →
  • November 15, 2011
    People scouring China's deserts on Google Maps hoping to find God knows what have uncovered numerous unusual structures (others after the jump), including this series of....well, whatever the hell this is. The world's shittiest corn maze? The tracks are perfectly executed, ... / Continue →
  • October 9, 2011
    Because what could be better than a bunch of unmanned flying death machines getting infected with a a computer virus, a bunch of unmanned flying death machines have been infected with a computer virus. *crosses fingers for something terminal* The virus, first reported by Wire... / Continue →
  • June 30, 2011
    So apparently somebody started a rumor that the Navy SEALs that stormed Osama Bin Laden's compound were rocking night-vision contact lenses. Personally, I don't believe it. And not just because I know who started the rumor, but I do and he's a dirty liar PLUS I'VE SEEN HIM EA... / Continue →
  • May 5, 2011
    This is a Throwbot. Throwbots can be thrown (just like the name implies!!!!!11) or shot out of a cannon, then roll around recording video so you finally put to rest how your roommate keeps his privates trimmed (I'm on to you!). This particular model features magnetic wheels a... / Continue →
  • December 27, 2010
    New Zealand has a military?! After persistent freedom of information requests, the New Zealand military has decided to release more than 2,000 pages of previously confidential files documenting alien/UFO sightings. Mostly by crazy people. An example: A man who in 1995 met t... / Continue →
  • October 29, 2010
    Northrup Grumman, a company best known for having two last names for a name, unveiled this machine gun wielding robot at the recent Association of the U.S. Army's Washington conference, solidifying in my mind that moving far, far away from DC was the right choice for me. The r... / Continue →
  • October 6, 2010
    You know how in video games auto-aim lines you up with somebody's head even though in real life you're far too weak to hold a gun let alone hit the broad-side of a barn? Well apparently the technology's becoming a reality. BOOM -- HEADSHOT! BOOM -- HEADSHOT! BOOM -- HE-- ok... / Continue →
  • October 6, 2010
    Flying Hummers: I think I saw them on the menu at a Cirque du Soleil brothel. What?! I was writing an exposé! Just kidding, but I did write it off as a work-related expense. Business savvy: this guy. DARPA wants flying "Transformer" hummers for the military. AAI Corporat... / Continue →
  • September 13, 2010
    The Tracked Skateboard is the 125-lb lovechild of a tank and skateboard that shared a special night together while a Segway secretly filmed from the closet (hence the handlebars). You know, or it could have been made by BPG-WERKS for military applications if you're unimaginati... / Continue →
  • July 13, 2010
    Tired of not having their own manless killer plane, Britain just rolled out the $216 million Taranis, a flying deathbot drone named after the Celtic god of thunder. Or misspelled dinosaur (Taranisaurus Rex). RAWR! It is the size of a light aircraft and has been equipped with... / Continue →