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Wearables at war: How smart textiles are lightening the load for soldiers

From fabric keyboards to kit that powers up when the soldier mounts up, Intelligent Textiles is one of the companies on the front line of wearable technology.

By March 11, 2015

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Dota 2 vs Heroes of the Storm: Which MOBA is right for you?

The multiplayer online battle arena genre of games is tough to get into, but whether you choose a classic or modern version, the work you do learning them will pay off enormously.

By July 4, 2015

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This robot can take the weight off soldiers' shoulders

Lockheed's Squad Mission Support System is a rolling robot that could carry much of the load soldiers and Marines take into the field. Will the Pentagon authorize it?

By June 24, 2014

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A soldier's gear on D-Day (pictures)

A look at the cutting-edge gear a soldier would likely be carrying storming the beach at Normandy in 1944.

19 Images By June 6, 2014

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Marvel's Contest of Champions leaps from video game to comic book

The venerable comic book maker has inspired movies, television shows and video games. Now, for the first time, the trend is working in reverse.

By June 29, 2015

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'MythBusters' summer plans: Test 'Star Wars' Stormtroopers, blow up a boat

Hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman get set to debunk Stormtroopers' bad aim, test-fly drones, reenact construction site accidents and make a machine gun this summer.

By July 2, 2015

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How robots can help soldiers haul their heavy gear (pictures)

Lockheed's Squad Mission Support System is a prototype designed to assist combat units by autonomously hauling their gear. That's useful since the average soldier carries 130 pounds of gear.

12 Images By June 24, 2014

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Hero combat dog skydives with the soldier she saved

Layka, who lost a leg saving soldiers from an attacker in Afghanistan, skydives with her handler to test a new parachute harness for US combat dogs serving abroad.

By June 12, 2014

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Today's Army soldier gear (pictures)

Updated for 2014, the modern soldier carries a range of state-of-the-art communications gear, personal protection, and powerful weapons into combat.

10 Images By June 6, 2014

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Fallen soldier remembered with 3D-printed tribute

After being shot last August, Liam Nevins' bloody sleeve was cut off, becoming a keepsake. When he was killed a month later, his mother sought a memory -- a 3D print of the "Sleeve of Destiny."

By June 3, 2014