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Spider-Man fans rejoice! The US military has developed special gloves coated with a specialized cloth called 'Geckskin'that would let soldiers scale vertical walls. These gloves are coated with a reversible adhesive elastomer that cling to surfaces the same way that the gecko's feet do. Continue reading for one more picture and additional information.

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The Tsar Bomba is the nickname for the AN602 hydrogen bomb, the most powerful nuclear weapon ever detonated. The artificial explosion on October 30, 1961 remains the most powerful in human history. It was developed by the Soviet Union and had the yield of 50 to 58 megatons of TNT (210 to 240 PJ). Only one bomb of this type was ever officially built and it was tested in the Novaya Zemlya archipelago, at Sukhoy Nos. Continue reading for more.

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From the outside, it looks like any other old shed, but when you step foot inside, you'll see that it contains a set of stairs leading down to a creepy place to say the least. It's actually a cold war-era bunker discovered by Reddit user Sniper98g. He made the discovery of this "phone booth-sized metal shack in a disused corner of a military base" and decided to take a series of photos to show the world in case he was never found again. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Area 51, also known as Groom Lake, is best known a remote detachment of Edwards Air Force Base. According to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the correct and official names for the Area 51 facility are the Nevada Test and Training Range and Groom Lake - the name Area 51 was used in a CIA document from the Vietnam war. In July 2013, following a FOIA request filed in 2005, the Central Intelligence Agency publicly acknowledged the existence of the base for the first time by declassifying documents detailing the history and purpose of Area 51. Continue reading for five crazy things you might not have known about Area 51.

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Drones are usually used for surveillance purposes, but the video you're about to see shows just how destructive they can be. The tests, conducted at the US Naval Air Weapons Station in China Lake, California, show the Brimstone-equipped MQ-9 Reaper Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) scoring 9 direct hits against stationary and maneuvering targets traveling at speeds as fast as 70mph, while launching from up to 7-miles away at altitudes as high as 20,000 feet. Continue reading for the clip and more information.

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Called the Black Knight Transformer, this multicopter is essentially a remote-controlled machine which drives like a normal truck, but can also takes off and land like a helicopter. In the first recorded demonstration, the eight rotor blades are sprung out for take off, enabling the machine to cruise at up to 150mph in the air. The blades then fold back in while the truck is used for off-road driving. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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Here's an interesting look at Lockheed Martin's C-5 Galaxy, a gigantic military transport aircraft that provides the United States Air Force (USAF) with a heavy intercontinental-range strategic airlift capability. It can carry outsize and oversize cargos, including all air-certifiable cargo. The C-5 has been used for several unusual functions; during the development of the secretive stealth fighter, the Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk, Galaxies were often used to carry partly disassembled aircraft, leaving no exterior signs as to their cargo. Continue reading for more.

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A new photo of a mysterious flying triangle over Kansas has surfaced, and it appears to be the same aircraft as one that was snapped soaring over Texas last month. The exact identify of the aircraft remains a mystery, but some say that it's the rumored SR-72. There is another theory by The Aviationist, who speculates that the plane could be a RQ-180 stealth drone or a prototype of America's next generation long range strike bomber (LSRB). Continue reading for a video and more information.

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Ever wonder what happens to old war equipment left laying around in the forest around young plants and trees? Well, let's just that eventually everything becomes one again. According to Bored Panda, "the majority of the gear represents Russian arms used during WW2, although there are German weapons as well - the area was the staging ground of an important part of the German army's terrible Siege of Leningrad. 260,000 Soviet troops died trying to reopen land communications with the besieged city of Leningrad, and 160,000 German soldiers died resisting them." Click here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a Southwest Airlines flight attendant who really should become a comedian instead.

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No, the image above isn't from an upcoming movie, but rather the new masks that Taiwan special forces soldiers wear. According to some military experts, the masks can shield the soldiers from close-range shots from a .44 magnum, but unfortunately offer very little in the way of peripheral vision. Continue reading to see 7 more awesome military special forces from around the world.

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