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New technology kills bugs and pests by firing laser beams at them

Despite their small size, disease-carrying insects, like mosquitoes and ticks, are known to wreak havoc on the health of human as well as animal populations. Thanks to a surprisingly innovative invention, there's no need to fret anymore. Designed by a team from Washington-based Intellectual Ventures Laboratory, the new technology, known as Photonic Fence, is intended…





DIY Death Star shoots a laser, and is surely cheaper than the original

Destroying metal sheets can also be fun, and is possibly a safer alternative to destroying entire planets. At least that is the idea behind German laser-gadget master Patrick Priebe's homemade Death Star. Serving as a geeky prelude to 17th December's Star Wars - The Force Awakens, the nifty DIY contraption supposedly incorporates 25 m (82…