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'Sword of Heaven' katana blade forged from meteorite

The "Sword of Heaven" is a blade fit for a space samurai. The elegant katana blade is made with metal from an ancient meteorite.

By May 18, 2015

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British Library asks for help deciphering a medieval sword

An as-yet indecipherable inscription on a sword dating back to 800 years ago has researchers at the British Library flummoxed.

By August 9, 2015

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Space, swords, bones: 3D printing (literally) makes our world

Forget those silly little figurines. The real work in 3D printing will go into things that matter, like bone grafts, full-size bridges -- even a building on the moon.

By August 8, 2015

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After a quarter million iPhones hacked, a reminder 'jailbreaking' devices still not safe

Despite warnings from Apple, users continue to alter their iPhones to be more flexible.

By September 1, 2015

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Real-life Hanzo katana sword from 'Kill Bill' ready for action

Watch blacksmiths forge a Hattori Hanzo katana sword from scratch in the latest video from "Man at Arms: Reforged."

By July 20, 2015

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A breathtaking sword from the last days of the Vikings

After four painstaking years of research, a sword found in a Viking burial ground has been revealed, linking the deceased to battles in England.

By July 15, 2015

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Robot swings a samurai sword just like its masterful human counterpart (Tomorrow Daily 190)

We're usually pretty skeptical of robots learning to use weapons, and we should probably be more wary of a robot arm learning to swing a samurai sword like a true master, but the video is so cool we can't help but enjoy watching this particular robot's skills.

By June 8, 2015

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This samurai-sword-swinging robot arm might be better than WWDC (Tomorrow Daily 190)

Ashley and Khail touch upon the major announcements from Apple's WWDC 2015 keynote, discuss the winner's of the 2015 DARPA Robotics Challenge, and enjoy watching a robotic arm mimic a samurai master's sword skills. #TDWWDC15

By June 8, 2015

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Swords from the stars: Weapons forged from meteoric iron

The earliest iron forged by humans actually comes from the stars -- and, as it turns out, meteorites make some beautiful swords.

6 Images By April 9, 2015

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Real 'Game of Thrones' Needle sword is as stabby as fictional one

Arya Stark's slim and pointy Needle sword is forged in real life and given the opportunity to pierce quite a few different items.

By April 7, 2015