Hypersonic SR-72 Demonstrator Reportedly Spotted at Skunk Works

Lockheed Martin’s Advanced Development Programs, better known as Skunk Works, might be further along in the development process for the SR-72 than it has let on. A proposed hypersonic reconnaissance and strike aircraft, the SR-72 would serve as a replacement for the famed SR-71 Blackbird, which was retired by the Air Force back in 1998.

Evaporating Water Could Power Almost 70% of The US Electrical Grid

It’s not every day scientists say a new kind of renewable energy could satisfy the majority of our power needs, so when they do, it’s worth leaning in close. In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers have found that energy harvested from the evaporation of water in US lakes and reservoirs could power nearly 70 percent of the nation’s electricity demands, generating a whopping 325 gigawatts of electricity.

Mystery illness suffered by diplomats in Cuba may have been caused by a device that doesn’t exist

Sven Creutzmann | Mambo Photo | Getty Images A mysterious illness has been striking people associated with the US Embassy in Cuba – and a secret sonic weapon is rumored to be the source. Over the past year, diplomats in Cuba have experienced an unusual collection of symptoms that range from hearing loss, vertigo, and nausea to concussions, CBS News reported.

Mysterious sonic weapons reportedly caused brain injuries in US diplomats in Cuba – here’s what we know

Mysterious “sonic weapons” have been blamed for symptoms affecting American and Canadian diplomats in Cuba. Victims reported hearing loss, mild traumatic brain injury, nervous system damage, and balance issues. Sound-based weapons exist, but experts aren’t sure whether any were actually used in this case.