North Korea's Brand New Ballistic Sub Discontinued by Soviets in 1990

Looks like North Korea's engineers have been hard at work brushing up on their obsolete Soviet-era technology. Because after acquiring 10 discontinued Soviet subs, everyone's favorite little warmongering-dictatorship-that-could has finally rendered the outdated ballistic vessels seaworthy—and it only took them 21… » 11/03/14 11:33am 11/03/14 11:33am

Area 51 Secrets: The US Military Used Fake Cardboard Cutouts of Planes…

A lot of Cold War-era Area 51 documents have been declassified and National Geographic has discovered a rather low-tech method the US Military used to fool the Russians. It involved cardboard, the occasional heater and infrared satellites. » 5/22/11 6:00pm 5/22/11 6:00pm

This Man Fought Toyota For Stealing His Hybrid Tech And Won

Alex Severinsky, a Soviet emigrant who began his career developing antitank-warfare instrumentation, patented a system for powering gas-electric hybrids in 1994. Toyota used his system for the Prius without permission or payment. Until this week. » 7/21/10 2:35pm 7/21/10 2:35pm