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Caped couture: Dress like a DC Comics superhero

Geek clothier Black Milk is on the verge of launching a new superhero collection, riffing on Catwoman, Wonder Woman, Superman... and Rorschach.

By March 26, 2014

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Black Milk superhero collection takes you up, up and away

Black Milk is on the verge of launching a new superhero collection, riffing on Catwoman, Wonder Woman, Superman... and Rorschach.

By March 25, 2014

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Rolls Royce said to be developing drone cargo ships

Within a decade, unmanned freighters could be operating in regions like the Baltic Sea, and some think they could be safer, cheaper, and cleaner than manned cargo vessels. But regulatory and labor concerns remain.

By February 25, 2014

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Can the Seattle Seahawks' '12th Man' be a 747? Boeing says yes

To celebrate the Seahawks' appearance in this Sunday's Super Bowl, the aviation giant has painted one of its 747-8 freighters in the NFL team's livery.

By January 29, 2014

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Boeing's 747-8 Freighter receives flight certification

The decision by U.S. and European officials to certify Boeing's 747-8 Freighter means the aircraft now can begin commercial cargo flights.

By August 19, 2011

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The Rebel Alliance strikes back: X-wing on Kickstarter

Not allowing humanity to fall vulnerable to a Death Star, a new Kickstarter has sprung up to provide us with a defence against it: the dogfighter that took down the original Death Star.

By February 10, 2013

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$11 million sought to build X-wing, counter Kickstarter Death Star

A campaign vows to fight the Empire by building an X-wing squad. Also promised: a Millennium Falcon for 13 million Galactic Standard Credits.

By February 10, 2013

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Cargo ship with metal sails would save 30 percent fuel

This hybrid freighter out of the University of Tokyo would have 164-foot retractable sails made of aluminum and plastic.

By April 25, 2012

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Northrop Grumman fires up latest laser weapon

A prototype of the Firestrike system burns through a "representative cruise missile threat." The defense contractor sees a role for it on Navy ships.

By May 2, 2012

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Airborne Laser hits the off switch

The souped-up 747 was built to pack a "megawatt-class" laser and cut down enemy missiles before they could do any harm. But the funds ran dry, so it's off to the "Boneyard."

By February 27, 2012