Bose Noise-Cancelling Earphones

Industry leading noise cancellation from Bose has been squeezed into a pair of true wireless earphones
Industry leading noise cancellation from Bose has been squeezed into a pair of true wireless earphones
Bose

For years, the noise cancellation prowess of the QuietComfort range of headphones from Bose has been at the top of the game. Now the audio gear maker has managed to miniaturize the tech and squeeze it inside a new pair of true wireless earphones.

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A 17 Year Old Shouldn’t have been Patrolling

from The Blaze:

Charging Kyle Rittenhouse with first-degree murder is facially absurd​

The facts of the case simply don’t fit that charge

Kyle Rittenhouse should not have been patrolling the streets of Kenosha, Wisconsin, Tuesday night. Whatever failures might have existed on the part of state and local government (and there appear to have been many), the idea of a 17-year-old with a loaded rifle being dropped into that powder keg can only happen when some horribly bad judgment has occurred. read more

On the Go wheel alignment system

By electronically adjusting camber, toe and caster, the Doftek active wheel alignment system (AWAS) system is claimed to improve handling performance by at least 15% while reducing rolling resistance by 10% and tire wear by 10%
By electronically adjusting camber, toe and caster, the Doftek active wheel alignment system (AWAS) system is claimed to improve handling performance by at least 15% while reducing rolling resistance by 10% and tire wear by 10%
DOFTEK

Change the angle of each car’s wheel on the move to get better fuel economy or improve handling? If it sounds like the result of inebriated banter around a barbecue too late one night, you’d be sober to learn it’s a new Australian development that is ready to go global. read more

Liquid Filled Guitars?

Changing body color involves popping out the plug, draining out the old liquid and then filling up with the new
Changing body color involves popping out the plug, draining out the old liquid and then filling up with the new
Bryan Guitars

Generally speaking, if you fancy treating your guitar to a new color scheme you have to break out the sander, brushes, paint and more. This can take a while and involves a good deal of hands-on labor. The folks behind Bryan Guitars sought another way, and after more than 30 years in development, the family business is now ready to share its liquid-filled guitars with players. read more

Volcanic Glass Kills Mosquitoes

The lower portion of a mosquito's leg, after contact with the powdered perlite
The lower portion of a mosquito’s leg, after contact with the powdered perlite
Michael Roe, NC State University

A type of volcanic glass, perlite is frequently used as building insulation or a potting soil additive. According to a new study, though, it also works quite well at killing malaria-causing mosquitoes.

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Weapon Wednesday – Final Farewell to the F-4 Phantom

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Hyakuri Air Base

Breathalyzer Can Detect Cancer

A new type of breath test could reveal a known precursor for esophageal cancer, new research has revealed
A new type of breath test could reveal a known precursor for esophageal cancer, new research has revealed
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Esophageal cancer is a difficult one to detect during its early stages, with most diagnosed only once the disease is well advanced, making it a difficult one to treat. A new type of breath test developed by scientists in the Netherlands could offer a cheap and non-invasive way to screen populations for susceptibility to the disease, demonstrating an ability to detect one of its known precursors with great accuracy in early proof-of-principle trials. read more

Weapon Wednesday – USAF GAU-5A Compact M-4 Carbine

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AIR FORCE
  • The GAU-5A is a modified M4 carbine designed to keep aircrews alive in emergencies.
  • The weapon was rebuilt to fit in the storage compartments of ejection seats.
  • In emergencies, the GAU-5A  can be used to ward off enemy search parties until rescue.

The U.S. Air Force developed a new assault rifle that breaks down into two pieces, allowing it to be stored in the ejection seat of modern jets. The GAU-5A carbine is designed to provide the firepower necessary for aircrew to defend themselves until rescue. read more

A Long-Range Shooter’s Dream

Trijicon's Ventus is the world's first hand-held wind mapper and rangefinder
Trijicon’s Ventus is the world’s first hand-held wind mapper and rangefinder
Trijicon

The Trijicon Ventus looks like a set of binoculars, but in actuality it’s the world’s first hand-held device capable of providing three-dimensional wind data at multiple points between a shooter and a target up to 500 yards (457 m) away. read more