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Unearthed FEMA program to distribute blue tarps after disasters has space lasers crowd convinced they’re right about Maui fires

Painting your roof blue won't protect you from imaginary government space lasers.

On Sep 12, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

TikTokers are asking why blue things aren't burning in Hawaii fries, claiming lasers involved

‘Lasers don’t like the color blue’: Why an image of an unburnt umbrella is at the center of Hawaii wildfire conspiracies

A blue umbrella is becoming a conspiratorial narrative.

On Aug 21, 2023 by Marlon Ettinger

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Tired of talking? A laser pointer can control your smart speaker

Researchers show how a laser can be used to order a Google Home to open a garage door.

On Nov 5, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

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This AI-powered camera can see 28 miles away through smog

It uses AI, too.

On May 10, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

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Scientists build laser that can send sounds only you can hear

Highly-targeted audio signals can only be heard by intended recipient.

On Jan 28, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

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This surreal, creepy film trailer was shot entirely with laser scanners

It's an eerie look at the not-too-distant future.

On Nov 3, 2016 by Austin Powell

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This DIY laser pointer contraption will entertain your cat for days

RIP your walls.

On Oct 6, 2016 by Monica Riese

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This heated laser might change the way you shave forever

Skarp Technologies has raised over $1 million for its potentially revolutionary laser.

On Sep 30, 2015 by Dylan Love

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Meet Boeing’s laser weapon designed to make drones go boom

Its beam literally travels at the speed of light. No drone is safe.

On Aug 28, 2015 by Dylan Love

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Boeing’s laser-powered jet engine might actually blow your mind

Pew, pew, pew! Boom, boom, boom!

On Jul 15, 2015 by Curt Hopkins

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Man builds a laser shotgun ‘because it wasn’t illegal for me to build’

Who wouldn't built this thing if they had the time and expertise?

On Jun 8, 2015 by Myles Tanzer

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New Zealand’s new flag may feature a kiwi shooting lasers from its eyes

Amateur artists are bringing the thunder down under.

On May 20, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Fan creates working Iron Man glove with lasers that can burn through wood

You obviously need one of these before the premiere.

On Apr 24, 2015 by Lisa Granshaw

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These amazing 3D paintings were made by a plane

Mother nature sure is pretty.

On Apr 17, 2015 by Mike Wehner

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This is what happens when you attach a laser pointer to your dog

Much more fun (and a lot less work) than fetch.

On Dec 12, 2014 by Mike Fenn