Police training eagles to take down drones

Police training eagles to take down drones

  The Dutch National Police are attempting to train eagles to take down drones. (Here's an unintentional example of an eagle doing just that!) From IEEE Spectrum: The Dutch police have partnered with Guard From Above, a raptor training company based in Denmark, to determine whether eagles could be used as intelligent, adaptive anti-drone weapon…

The Human Body From Top to Bottom in Cross-Sections

The Human Body From Top to Bottom in Cross-Sections

In the early 90’s scientists from the U.S. National Library of Medicine decided to image the entire human body, from top to bottom, in cross-sectional segments about a millimeter thick. The effort was called The Visible Human Project. Two cadavers, one male and one female, were encased in gelatin and then frozen into ice blocks, at frigid temperature of -160 degrees…

10 Biggest Engineering Projects in the World

10 Biggest Engineering Projects in the World

Although there are some amazing engineering projects, the top 10 biggest will take us all over the world. These projects are just astounding in scope and size, deserts to subzero temperatures. 1) International Space Station   In cooperation with the Russian cosmonauts, American astronauts began work on a permanent space station in 1998. It has…

The World’s 25 Scariest Water-slides

The World’s 25 Scariest Water-slides

Waterslides are a summertime staple, and luckily, no matter where you are in the world, there’s a waterslide close by. These 25 amazing waterslides can be found in places from India to South Korea to Canada, and while they’re far apart in distance, they all share the common trait of being totally terrifying and epic.…

There’s a little place below Kansas…

There’s a little place below Kansas…

  More than 1,000 people spend their workdays in an industrial park housed in an excavated mine the size of 140 football fields...As Bloomberg reports, the underground industrial park known as SubTropolis opened for business in 1964 in an excavated mine below Kansas City, MO attracting tenants with the lure of lower energy costs and…

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