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Prizefight

Two gadgets enter the ring, but only one can leave the champion! Each week Brian Tong pits two compe

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Skunk Works: 70 years of cutting-edge aircraft

In June 1943, Lockheed made a bold pitch to the U.S. Army that it could build a jet fighter, and build it fast. Since then, the Skunk Works has conjured up the U-2, the SR-71, the F-117, and more, and it's still going strong.

By June 23, 2013

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Portal 2's Wheatley in space?

According to the official Portal blog, Wheatley has been launched into space with the Japanese HTV-3 resupply craft headed for the International Space Station.

By July 22, 2012

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Japanese cargo ship launched on flight to space station

A Japanese cargo ship is on track for berthing at the International Space Station next week, carrying five tons of supplies and equipment, including a small research aquarium and other science gear.

By July 20, 2012

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Hypersonic bomb: One-hour delivery?

The U.S. Army's Advanced Hypersonic Weapon can travel about five times the speed of sound and strike anywhere on Earth in less than an hour.

By November 18, 2011

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Will DARPA's 13,000-mph plane fly?

The Falcon HTV-2 was expected to glide through the upper atmosphere at speeds up to Mach 20, but the flight ended prematurely in the Pacific.

By August 11, 2011

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This week in Crave: The extreme fail edition

We watched London picking up the pieces, stock markets oscillate wildly, and a hypersonic military plane disappear over the Pacific.

By August 13, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 1530: Google's Got Game (Podcast)

Google gets into the social gaming biz, because it turns out that social gaming addiction is the key to all social media success. Well, and a 5% cut of the profits compared to Facebook's 30%. Nice move, Google. Scotland Yard is using Britain's huge network of spy cams plus facial recognition software to track down looters, DARPA just ditched millions of our dollars somewhere over the Pacific (again), and Computer Love plays it safe.

By August 12, 2011

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Soyuz blasts off with three bound for space station

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying a Russian, an Italian, and an American is on the way to the International Space Station after a smooth launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

By December 15, 2010

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Shuttle Atlantis takes off on station delivery mission

The shuttle Atlantis rockets into orbit on a three-spacewalk mission to deliver 15 tons of spare parts and other equipment to protect against failures after the shuttle is retired.

By November 16, 2009

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Alley oop! ISS mission sends Cirque founder into space

Two space station crew members and a wealthy tourist--Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté--rocketed safely into orbit Wednesday aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft.

By September 30, 2009