The Dark Side by: Martin Miller In its broadest sense, culture is the sum total of our beliefs, our fears, our behavior patterns, our institutions, our common values, as well as our art, music, and literature. But the arts often neglect or omit reference to the Cold War. In fact, most of us who lived […]
NASA Evolving Into Star Wars? NASA Goes to Star Wars Celebration V and Makes Plans For Hyper Drives? NASA talks with “Star wars” creators, stars and fans about the inspiration of the film and the appeal of space exploration. [nasa.gov] Items Taken Into Space Reflect Accomplishments on Earth Astronaut Jim Reilly helped welcome R2-D2 and […]
Kinetic sculptures are an art form practiced by few. Whether stationary or mobile, these impressive pieces can be found in a variety of shapes and sizes. Relying heavily upon mathematical calculations and carefully engineered parts to ensure fluid locomotion, kinetic sculptures are an amazing and modern adaptation of art that everyone can appreciate. Squirrel Power […]
I remember watching this during G.I. JOE cartoons in the 1980’s… but until recent times, robots in warfare were still science fiction and fantasy.
Remember folks, just as you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, curiosity kills the cat, even robot ones.
While this is one of the coolest contraptions we’ve ever come across featured in a black and white photo, we aren’t entirely sure of its authenticity. Please, anyone with info on this armored two-wheeler or the military project responsible for its development, drop us a line in the comments. We’re as curious as you.
Shot at Ferropolis in Gräfenhainichen, Germany. The pictured wheel is a staggering 8.4 meters high.
Although the term WMD has become a part of our daily lexicon, it remains very much an abstraction for most of us. This series of images offers a retrospective look at some of these weapons. Most subjects are drawn from the Cold War period during which there was a very real threat to the survival […]
Tub Mines or Bath Bombs it’s Cool Junk… For the absolutely fearless champion, used to great difficulties and dangers. For men stepping along the razors blade every day. For the ones who really know the true value of the words honor and courage…
It may look like some sort of cute alien robot, but it was created here on Earth, launched to the Moon in 1970, and now reflects laser light in a scientifically useful way. On November 17, 1970 the Soviet Luna 17 spacecraft landed the first roving remote-controlled robot on the Moon. Known as Lunokhod 1, […]