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Submission + - Lockheed Martin Samarai drone to be Flown at show. (

garymortimer writes: "“We have taken the shape and design of a maple seed and harnessed it with intelligent flight controls and tavionics,” said Bill Borgia, director of the Intelligent Robotics Laboratory at Lockheed Martin ATL. “The design is incredibly simple, making Samarai quite affordable even in small quantities.”

Samarai’s vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) system has only two moving parts and inherent 360 degree sensing without using a gimbal. The vehicle is less than 40 centimeters long and weighs only about 200 grams. The rotation of the entire UAV allows omni-directional sensing using simple optical, laser, or acoustic sensors without complex mechanical actuators."


Submission + - How to Steal 80,000 Identities in One Day

nitsudima writes: How do you get the attention of the executives at your company if you feel the security systems are lacking? Fake a news article on a huge break in and place it on the CEO's desk. The Security hosts at Informit were asked to create such a story, and they posted it as a case study as to just how someone could Steal 80,000 Identities in One Day.

Submission + - Jesus Tomb Found

Kranec writes: The BBC is reporting that James Cameron, of Titanic fame, has claimed to recover 10 tombs that Israeli workers found, and also claims they house the bodies of Jesus, Mary, and Jesus' family.

XPS Notebook Torn-Apart and Overclocked 24

Pelly writes "For those who are interested in seeing the inner-workings of Dell's latest XPS M1710 flagship notebook, Hot Hardware has taken the time to rip the system apart and photograph the hardware for your viewing pleasure. In addition, there's some amusing overclocking attempts which utilize the sub-zero temperatures of New Hampshire's winter weather to provide an interesting spin on the review."

MSDOS is not dead, it just smells that way. -- Henry Spencer