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aeronautics

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The Covert Aeronautical Cocktail Shaker stands out in a good way

The Covert Aeronautical Cocktail Shaker features a slick Art Deco design and moving propellers. The drink accessory has a 24-ounce capacity.

By August 15, 2014

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Hover into battle: US military strikes deal to develop hoverbike tech

A new project to develop hoverbikes for the US Army Research Laboratory could bring humanity one step closer to a real-life "Star Wars."

By June 22, 2015

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Hoverbikes for the US Army?

The US Department of Defense teams up with national defense-engineering firm Survice and Malloy Aeronautics, whose hoverbike combines the lift power of a helicopter with the look of a motorcycle, to develop hoverbike technology.

By June 23, 2015

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Fire the electrospray thrusters! Tiny module could drive small satellites

A new propulsion system from MIT spinout Accion uses tiny chips and a salt solution to generate enough thrust to jostle satellites in space.

By March 11, 2015

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How to know where not to fly your drone

It's easier than ever to get your hands on a ready-to-fly quadcopter to send buzzing around the skies. But there are definitely some guidelines you'll want to follow before taking off.

By December 23, 2014

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Samsung to speed up restructure by selling defense business

As part of its group-wide restructuring plan to focus on electronics, finance and construction, Samsung is selling its defense and military affiliates for almost $2 billion to South Korean compatriot Hanwha.

By November 25, 2014

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Friday Poll: Could AI threaten humanity?

Elon Musk opened up a wave of discussion with his assertion that artificial intelligence has the potential to do horrible things to humanity.

By October 31, 2014

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Elon Musk: 'We are summoning the demon' with artificial intelligence

While he believes smart machines can take us to Mars and drive our cars for us, Musk remains worried that artificial intelligence holds a darker potential.

By October 26, 2014

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Watch laser-guided Sea-Monkeys stir up a watery vortex

"Coaxing Sea-Monkeys to swim when and where you want them to is even more difficult than it sounds," says Caltech scientist studying the critters' impact on ocean currents.

By October 1, 2014

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Flying drone meets 3D printer, buzzwords hit critical mass

A new flying drone has been equipped with materials that harden to form a sticky foam, giving it potential applications in hard-to-reach areas.

By May 12, 2014