military
The Pentagon’s Silicon Valley Outpost Is Bringing “Robotic Wingmen” to the Battlefield

DIUx is an initiative by the US Department of Defense that has set up in Silicon Valley to incubate special projects and it’s starting to roll out some fully formed concepts. The latest prototype the programme has produced would allow Maverick to fly with a robotic Goose, and it’s totally okay if this wingman dies. Read More >>

war
This Machine Gun Robot Will Probably Lead the Uprising One Day

Do you ever wonder what tomorrow holds? Some people are pretty convinced that the future will be filled with flying cars and jetpacks and robot butlers. But here in the year 2017, I’m not so sure anymore. I have a suspicion that our future might be filled with more machine gun-toting robots, like the one seen above, than robotic butlers. Read More >>

history
Remote-Controlled Tanks of the 1930s Were Supposed to Save Lives on Both Sides

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the first use of tanks in battle on September 15th, 1916. It was at the Battle of Flers–Courcelette, fought during the Battle of the Somme in France, when twelve divisions of Rawlinson's Fourth Army salient were deployed along with 49 tanks. To celebrate this "Tank 100" day we have resurfaced this feature about techy tanks from a couple of decades later on from that fateful first military outing for these monster machines. Read More >>