cars
McLaren is Using Fighter Jet Technology For No-Wiper Windscreens

Those irksome blades that smear dirt across your driving vision may become a thing of the past because McLaren says it's doing away with wipers altogether in favour of fighter jet technology that keeps windscreens clean. Read More >>

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You Won't Believe These Soaring Fighter Jets Are Just Toys

What you're looking at is not a real fighter plane. It's a scale model that photographer Dan Ledesma shot to look like a real, full-sized jet. Badass. Read More >>

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Bing Maps Has Revealed Russia's Secret Stealth Fighter Jet

Bing Maps is apparently really great at one thing: revealing classified military information. After capturing a top secret military base, Bing has now caught on camera a stealth Russian aeroplane that's been shrouded in mystery. The Bing Maps image above shows Russia's MIG Project 1.44, Russia's first attempt at building a stealth fighter jet. A jet that Russia might have sent to China to kick start China's stealth program. A jet that was supposed to be Russia's answer for the F-22 Raptor. Read More >>

lasers
US Military to Install Laser Turrets on Combat Airplanes

It was science fiction before, but now it's really happening, Young Skywalker: The US Navy and Air Force are going to install liquid-cooled, solid-state lasers in combat aeroplanes. Laser turrets designed to defend the planes by shooting incoming threats like surface-to-air missiles and rockets. Seriously. The above is an official concept image by DARPA, but integration is happening this year, with real firing tests coming in 2014. Read More >>

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There Are Two F-16s Hiding in This Picture

I hope you're not as easily fooled as I am because I totally missed the two F-16s in this picture. I have an excuse! I was totally looking at the left hand side of the picture. And the picture I saw was really small! Like thumbnail-sized! Read More >>

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