Watch These Nano Quadrotors Prepare To Take Over The World

We’ve seen these Nano Quadrotors perform the James Bond theme. They’re harmless, right? Check out the above video to see them in action during a Robot Apocalypse training exercise. Watch as they prepare for the inevitable end of humanity and the beginning of a new age of Nano Quadrotor supremacy. Or not. (Really, check out …

Strange Patents: An “Interstellar Space Craft”

So here’s a patent application for a “tubular shaped interstellar space craft,” filed on November 14, 2008. It’s an ambitious patent, outlining a “plasma based aircraft” that can “approach the speed of light,” and it’s packed full of gadgets: “The craft has a proton accelerator, plasma guns, diversion devices…This invention is comparable to the discovery of …

Google’s Project Glass: A Glimpse Into The Future?

Last week, Google revealed their latest groundbreaking tech endeavor, Project Glass. It’s a compelling, optimistic view of the future, in which smartphones are discarded in favor of sleek “augmented reality” glasses. It’s Google’s future, a world where the divide between reality and online interactivity is practically erased.

Russia Developing Zombie Ray Gun

Russian scientists are allegedly developing — I’m going to call it a “ray gun” — that will turn anyone it hits into a bumbling, drooling mess. A zombie. It’ll do so by targeting the victim’s nervous system, using electromagnetic radiation to “short-circuit” their brain. Vladimir Putin himself believes it’s the perfect super-weapon, that brilliant combination …