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This is what a 'Star Wars' blaster bolt would look like in real life

A team of physicists has created a film that shows what a real-life "laser bullet" would look like in action. Hint: it's not like in "Star Wars."

By October 23, 2014

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Air Umbrella holds off the rain with a force field of air

Now fundraising on Kickstarter, the Air Umbrella promises to do away with those pesky metal ribs in favor of a dome of jetted air.

By October 13, 2014

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Crave Ep. 179: This umbrella shoots air to keep you dry

The Air Umbrella has reached its funding goal and is coming to market. Can it really protect your dome from torrential downpours using a force field of air?

By October 17, 2014

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A century of the best of the U.S. Air Force (pictures)

From B-52s to B-2s to the B-29 that dropped the atomic bomb that ended World War II, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force has it all. CNET's Daniel Terdiman visited as part of Road Trip 2013.

32 Images By July 22, 2013

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How Air Force One's communications are 'hardened'

The Air Force's 346th Test Squadron ensures the service's aircraft, including Air Force One, don't unintentionally leak important data. CNET Road Trip 2014 was all ears.

By June 30, 2014

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Secretive X-37B space plane returns to Earth, two years on

The Air Force says that the almost one-of-a-kind spacecraft "conducted on-orbit experiments" in the the longest-ever mission for the X-37B program.

By October 17, 2014

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Into the wild blue yonder: US Air Force basic training (pictures)

The service trains 35,000 new recruits each year. CNET Road Trip 2014 visits Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio to see what the Airman's Creed is all about.

34 Images By July 3, 2014

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US Air Force takes a look through Google Glass

The military is testing the wearable’s use for combat situations, as well as building apps that could help soldiers on the battlefield.

By April 8, 2014

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A tour of the Royal Air Force Museum

With WWI fighters, seaplanes of the '30s, legendary participants of the Battle of Britain, bombers from WWII, and jets from the '40s to the present day, the Royal Air Force Museum London has examples from every era of flight. Here's a full photo tour.

By July 28, 2014

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A tour of the Royal Air Force Museum (pictures)

The Royal Air Force Museum London houses over 100 aircraft from the past 100 years. From delicate WWI planes, to iconic WWII fighters and bombers, to jet aircraft from the '40s and to the present day. Here's a huge photo tour.

75 Images By July 28, 2014