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DroneGun Knocks Drones out of the Sky

DroneGun Knocks Drones out of the Sky
With drones becoming more and more popular and with most having the ability to send video back to the operator, police and military around the world need a way to stop nefarious users from using them…

Uber Wants Robot Security Guards to Patrol Parking Lots

Uber Wants Robot Security Guards to Patrol Parking Lots
Uber, the mobile app-based taxi service, is investing a lot in developing autonomous cars to replace or augment human drivers with robots. But that technology isn’t in place yet, so they are looking at robots that…
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Tokyo Police Use a Drone to Catch a Drone

Tokyo Police Use a Drone to Catch a Drone
Last week, I showed you guys a drone that had a flamethrower attached, and was cooking a turkey. That flame-throwing drone could just as easily be used to attack people or property. With that in mind,…

A Tech Firm Is Developing a Tool That Can Detect Texting While Driving

A Tech Firm Is Developing a Tool That Can Detect Texting While Driving
Idiots texting while trying to pilot a motor vehicle are one of the many blights afflicting our society right now. Yes, they do tend to remove themselves from the gene pool, but most of us seem…

Three Uber Passengers Taken on High Speed Chase, Say It Was Like a COPS Episode

Three Uber Passengers Taken on High Speed Chase, Say It Was Like a COPS Episode
Ryan Simonetti and three of his coworkers hailed a ride using the Uber app. When the ride showed up and the men entered the car, a D.C. taxi inspector was talking to the driver. Simonetti says…

Call of Duty Player Calls Real Life SWAT Team on Other Player

Call of Duty Player Calls Real Life SWAT Team on Other Player
Some Call of Duty players take the game way too seriously. Plus, they are crazy and stupid. One idiot player called a SWAT team on another kid that killed him while playing Call of Duty multiplayer.…

Guy Breaks into LAPD Car in Front of Darth Vader and Superman

Guy Breaks into LAPD Car in Front of Darth Vader and Superman
People are crazy. Especially in big cities like New York or Los Angeles. Here is a video from Los Angeles where a guy is smashing up a LAPD police car. That’s no surprise, but what is…

Tactical BBQ Apron: Arm Yourself With Your Arsenal of BBQ Utensils

Tactical BBQ Apron: Arm Yourself With Your Arsenal of BBQ Utensils
Having a barbecue sometimes feels like you’re heading to a war zone, with neighbors incessantly holding out their plates and kids running around and goofing off all over the place. You’ll find that you need to…

Ex-cop Builds a Robot, Surprisingly Not Robocop

Ex-cop Builds a Robot, Surprisingly Not Robocop
When you retire, you have to keep busy. Otherwise life could get pretty boring. Mark Haygood retired as a Baltimore police officer after two decades and now he keeps himself busy building robots – robots made…

New Jersey ACLU Offers Police Recorder App

New Jersey ACLU Offers Police Recorder App
It’s not uncommon for the ACLU to defend people against the police in court when the ACLU feels the police have stepped over the line. There’ve been a few instances around the country where police arrested…

Talking Urinal Cakes Tell Drunks to Get a Cab While You Pee

Talking Urinal Cakes Tell Drunks to Get a Cab While You Pee
It happens even to the best people you know. They might have had too much to drink at a party that was unexpectedly wild, and now they’re too drunk to drive themselves home. The unfortunate thing…

Koban Police Station: You Have the Right to Remain Happy

Koban Police Station: You Have the Right to Remain Happy
When you think of police stations, you’d probably picture a plain building with a standard sign looking all hostile and foreboding, wherever it may be. And just when you think you know what to expect from…

Liquid Body Armor Is More Effective and Weighs Less

Liquid Body Armor Is More Effective and Weighs Less
I think anyone that has dropped a heavy object into water knows that liquid slows and softens the impact. However, you wouldn’t think liquid would be a viable option for body armor for soldiers and police.…

NYPD May Someday Sweep the Streets with Mobile Weapon Scanners

NYPD May Someday Sweep the Streets with Mobile Weapon Scanners
You know those annoying ads that you see sometimes when you browse a site or read some news online? The ones at the side that are offering you a free X-ray app and then show a…

Would-be Sith Lord Assaults People with Lightsabers in Toys R Us

Would-be Sith Lord Assaults People with Lightsabers in Toys R Us
A man armed with two lightsabers went a little crazy in Toys R Us in Hillsboro, Portland, Oregon. It’s not clear whether 33 year-old David Allen Canterbury, who assaulted people with toy lightsabers at Toys R…

Papercraft Blade Runner Police Spinner Perfect for Retiring Paper Replicants

Papercraft Blade Runner Police Spinner Perfect for Retiring Paper Replicants
I always loved the flying vehicles in Blade Runner. I think it’s the fact that they could drive on the ground like regular cars, but then do the VTOL think and take off and land on…
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