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Homeland Security’s New Molecular Scanner

Still fretting about privacy? Don’t worry, it will soon be over. Big Brother will know everything about you with this new molecular scanner that sounds like it’s straight out of Star Trek: Within the next year or two, the U.S. Department of [...]

How To Build Your Own Vomit Gun for $250

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security developed a ‘dazzler’ — a non-lethal weapon which uses flashing lights to distrupt a target’s equilibrium. A person effected by lights for long enough, will temporarily lose visual acuity, balance, and become nauseous. The government spend about $1 million on the project. Limor Fried, a MIT-educated engineer, decided that [...]