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U.S. Military Seeks Comic Book Therapy for Troops

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The U.S. military is developing a new initiative by which servicemen and women can use the medium of comic books to depict their personal combat stories as a means of therapy. Sponsored by the Defense Advanced Researches Projects Agency, the program intends to develop Web-based tools and a library of artwork and other material for troops to create their own "instant" comic books in a variety of genres, based on their own emotions, memories and experiences in combat.Called "Online Graphic Novel/Sequential Art Authoring Tools for Therapeutic Storytelling," the milita

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The Army Of The Future Could Look A Lot Like Iron Man

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A couple of years ago, Marvel put out a one-shot called "The Iron Manual." In it, everything re

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DARPA Launches Projects “BaTMAN” and “RoBIN” (And Suggestions On What To Do Next)

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As reported by io9, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (the government agency responsible for developing the red lasers that keep us safe from the forces of COBRA even today) has recently launched two projects: "Biochronicity and Temporal Mechanisms Arising in Nature" and "Robustness of Biologically-Inspired Networks." Or, to use DARPA's own abbreviations, Projects BaTMAN and RoBIN.

I'll be honest with you guys: I have no idea what these projects are meant t

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