Monday, February 18, 2008

Pentagon + Lasers = Scary

"A recently unclassified report from the Pentagon from 1998 has revealed an investigation into using laser beams for a few intriguing potential methods of non-lethal torture. Some of the applications the report investigated include putting voices in people's heads, using lasers to trigger uncontrolled neuron firing, and slowly heating the human body to a point of feverish confusion - all from hundreds of meters away."

Read the full article here.

On a lighter note, I think that transmitting music directly to your head would be pretty cool. Imagine an ipod without those damned headphones. I wonder how good the bass is.