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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 Jun. 23, 2013

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Seven decades of Lockheed Skunk Works aircraft (pictures)

The legendary Skunk Works got its start on an early jet fighter design 70 years ago this month. Since then, it's brought you the U-2, the SR-71, and the F-117, and it's still going strong.

31 Images Jun. 23, 2013

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CruxSkunk dresses your iPad up in MacBook clothes

You bought an iPad, but sometimes you wish you had a MacBook. Settle for a MacBook look-alike when you dock your iPad into the CruxSkunk keyboard.

By Aug. 27, 2012

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Pepper spray and laser-armed drone receives first orders

A mining company has ordered 25 Desert Wolf Skunk unmanned aerial vehicles for breaking up riots with pepper spray and "blinding lasers."

By Jun. 18, 2014

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Lockheed envisions Mach 6 successor to SR-71 Blackbird

Over at the Skunk Works, aircraft designers are hard at work cooking up a hypersonic scion to the legendary SR-71, the superspeedy recon jet of the Cold War.

By Nov. 1, 2013

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DARPA's hot for futuristic helicopter-like delivery drones

The Pentagon is developing unmanned aircraft for supply runs that can be controlled from a mobile phone or tablet -- think of it as Amazon drones in olive drab.

By Feb. 11, 2014

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Profile: Golf GTI

I've been driving Volkswagen's latest Golf GTI. It's a great car, but so different from the GTI that kicked off the sub-brand back in '75.

By Jan. 26, 2014

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Success! Atari E.T. games found in New Mexico dump

Despite doubters, the first of what could be thousands or millions of buried E.T. game cartridges were discovered in the Alamogordo landfill where Atari buried them 31 years ago.

By Apr. 26, 2014

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Hooked! X-47B comes in for a carrier landing

Don't try this with your backyard drone. The X-47B has made its first arrested landing on an aircraft carrier, and the world of unmanned aircraft may never be the same.

By Jul. 10, 2013

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A Windows 8.1 survivor's guide: Hardware

Making Windows more relevant in a mobile world is a work in progress. PC makers are in a battle for survival.

By Jul. 4, 2013