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Want to stay incognito from drones? There’s a hoodie for that. New York City-based fashion designer Adam Harvey has created a “Stealth Wear” collection, which includes hoodies, hijabs and burqas made with “metalized fibers that reflect heat, thus evading thermal imaging technology used by drones,” the Huffington Post reported. “Collectively, Stealth Wear is a vision for fashion that addresses the rise of surveillance, the power of those who surveil, and the growing need to exert control over what we are slowly losing, our privacy,” Harvey’s website says. In an interview with The Guardian, Harvey explained: “I’m not trying to make…

A volunteer coach for the Air Force Academy Falcons track and field team is trying to make her mark on the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Jenny Simpson advanced to the semifinals of the 1500-meter run in London Tuesday morning, earning the final automatic qualifying spot of her heat, according to a press release from the Air Force Academy. Simpson is the reigning world champion in the 1500-meter event and is coached by the Falcons’ distance coach Juli Benson.  Look for Simpson in the semifinal round Wednesday, Aug. 8.