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Gadgets draw fans at Comic Con 2015

The Bangalore Comic Con 2015, held at the White Orchid Convention Center last weekend, started with less “BANG!” and “POW!” than one would have hoped for. Perhaps one reason for the unenthusiastic response is what appears to be the event’s shift in priorities, as it has been reduced from a …

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Sci-fi in the theater of war: Boeing patents plasma force field

Boeing (NYSE: BA), has obtained a patent for a plasma force field.  Actually, the patent is for something called a “method and system for shockwave attenuation via electromagnetic arc,” so the term “force field” is perhaps being used a bit loosely.  Nevertheless, the force field is intended to envelop and …

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