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Researchers Make an Infrared-Invisible Tank That Would Fit Right Into Tron

This is the PL-01 concept tank, a three-crew 35-tonne tank that can turn itself invisible to infrared missiles thanks to a mesh of thermal tiles that change their temperature to match the environment. Oh, and it looks straight out of the world of Tron. Read More >>

A Drunk Guy Drove a Tank Inside a House

Imagine yourself sleeping at 3:00 AM on a Friday night. You probably wanted a little peace and quiet before tomorrow's picnic at the park. You're deep in a dream about running barefoot on the beach when SMAAASSSSSHHHH GUNKDAGUNK BOOOM. A drunk man drives a freaking tank inside your house and destroys it. Read More >>

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Syrian Rebels Built This Tank Using Old Cars and Games Consoles

Necessity, so they say, is the mother of invention — and if you need a tank but don't have one to hand, it's time to get creative. Like these Syrian rebels, who threw together this tank after a trip to a junk yard. Read More >>

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Incredible Photograph Captures the Exact Moment a Tank Shell Hits Syrian Rebels

This image sequence of a Syrian army tank firing against a group of rebels in a street of Aleppo is beyond stunning. It's pure insanity. Taken by Tracey Shelton, it captures the exact moment of a tank shell hitting the rebel position. Miraculously, she survived. Some of the men weren't so lucky. Read More >>

These Guys Got Inside the Fuel Tank Labyrinth of a 747 Jumbo Plane

A Boeing 747 can carry 48,445 gallons (183,380 liters) of fuel in a labyrinth of tanks so large that people can actually walk and crawl inside them. Can't believe it? Just watch. Read More >>

Meet the Raspberry Pi-Powered Tank

This has got to be the best use of a Raspberry Pi I've seen to date. It's all very well turning it into a home media streamer or playing Quake 3 on it, but slapping the Pi into a tank is just inspired. Read More >>

These Mac Pro Updates Are Not What We Were Expecting

Yes, these Mac Pro updates are not what you and I were expecting, but they are the only updates you are going to see in a very long time. Or ever. Read More >>

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Tank Case: Watch the iPhone 4S Survive a Vicious Hammer Blow

Military-Spec cases have been around for a while, but the Tank Case is ridiculous. Case Mate is so sure of the Tank's toughness that it hired third-party testers to subject a Tank-protected iPhone to a grueling, cringe-inducing battery of tests. To the Thunderdome! Read More >>


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