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Why is the U.S. military buying PS3?

December 28, 200926 min
The US air force has purchased thousands of Playstation 3 units in order to build a supercomputer -- but how? Tune in as Jonathan and Chris examine the strategy behind this unorthodox project in this episode.Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit