Saturday, January 30, 2016

This gun can stop small rogue drones without destroying them

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We've seen a couple of brute force anti-drone devices designed to snatch the tiny machines out of the sky, but Battelle's DroneDefender is one of the first to do it with an invisible beam delivered in an ultraportable, gun-like form


The device uses radio control frequency disruption to halt and bring down drones in a way that keeps the drone intact while preventing it from setting off any kind of self-destruct sequence



That last point is important because small drones are increasingly being used for aerial surveillance. In the case of industrial espionage, the ability to snag a drone intact in order to investigate its source could be vital Read more...

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This punderful game will replace Cards Against Humanity at your next party

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Prepare to enter the Punderdome. 


A new card game set for release in July is bound to become your new go-to party game. 


Appropriately called Punderdome, the game is designed to entertain groups of friends by making them groan at bad jokes as they all pun the night away.



"One part game, one part conversation starter, you don't need to be a pun master to master Punderdome: the goal is to make bad jokes and have fun in the process," according to the Amazon description of the game.


To play, one player draws two prompt cards and reads them to the group. The rest of the players then have 90 seconds to figure out one "groan-worthy pun that combines the two prompts," the description reads. Read more...



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