Following is the Sci&Tech centered LinkList regularly updated by Vikki Cvichiee

During World War II the Army Corps of Engineers needed to hide the Lockheed Burbank Aircraft Plant to protect it from a possible Japanese air attack…

They covered it with camouflage netting to make it look like a rural subdivision from the air….

They had fake houses, trees, etc. and moved parked cars around so it looked like a residential area from the skies overhead. …

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“Crysis 2” is a beautiful game with lots of action, but is plagued by a glitchy artificial intelligence that can be unintentionally comedic…

The new and improved Nanosuit is quicker, stronger and has the power to become invisible…

The graphics are extremely well done with great design, use of natural lighting, and a destructible environment that feels natural…

There are 22 customizable weapons that you can discover and use with 11 different attachments…

Crysis 2″ will be available on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on March 22 in North America and March 25 in Europe…

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Congress has again failed to rid a temporary spending bill of language forcing NASA to waste $1.4 million a day on its defunct Constellation moon program…

This so-called “Shelby provision” is expected to cost NASA roughly $29 million during the three-week budget extension through April 8…

“Maybe $1 million a day isn’t a big deal when you have a $1.6 trillion [federal] deficit,” said Thomas Schatz…

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The DOD is developing a parallel to Planet Earth, with billions of individual “nodes” to reflect every man, woman, and child this side of the dividing line between reality and AR…

Called the Sentient World Simulation (SWS), it will be a “synthetic mirror of the real world with automated continuous calibration with respect to current real-world information…

The idea is to generate alternative futures with outcomes based on interactions between multiple sides…

Simulex lists the pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly and defense contractor Lockheed Martin among its private sector clients…

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Everyone should know at least one woman who can code her way out of a wet paper bag.

While women developers, computer programmers and hackers of all stripes are by far outnumbered by men in their field, they’re hardly nonexistent.

They blog, they tweet, and they do fantastic work to keep the Internet afloat. We’ve chosen to highlight 15 reader-recommended tech women here…

Some of the women on our list are “Internet famous.” Some, less so — for now at least. Some have worked at big tech companies like Google and Apple and Adobe. Some are startup employees or fly solo. Some are hardcore hackers, some are web design focused. We’ve even got a hardware geek on our list…

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Researchers at a Berlin university have made a breakthrough with the concept of a thought-controlled car…

The university says the scientist managed to accelerate, brake and steer the vehicle. A headphone-like device was used to detect the driver’s brainwaves while a computer converted those thoughts into electronic commands that guided the car…

It is easy to detect brainwaves with sensors on the skin but it is very difficult to filter out precise orders from among the “noise” going on inside the human mind….

…the researchers say they are still a very long way off from using this technology on the open road….

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In the beginning, Microsoft’s Kinect sensor was simply meant to track body movement for video games.

But since its the release, computer geeks around the world have been quick to find many more ways to use the device, ranging from designing on-screen invisibility suits to sign-language readers…

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