DRONES

russia

Russia Wants You to Admire Its Big, New “Hunter” Drone

Dubbed the S-70 “Okhotnik,” or “Hunter,” Russia’s first so-called heavy strike drone completed its maiden 20-minute flight without a hitch on Saturday, the Ministry claimed.
Trone Dowd
8.7.19
UFOS

Romanian Engineers Have Created a Fully Functional Flying Saucer

The "All-Directional Flying Object" is a proof of concept that's the result of more than two decades of engineering work.
Tim McMillan
8.7.19
SURVEILLANCE

A Military Contractor Is Flying Spy Balloons High Over the Midwest

The contractor, Sierra Nevada Corporation, developed the ‘Gorgon Stare,’ the most powerful aerial surveillance platform ever created.
Edward Ongweso Jr
8.2.19
robots

AI Controlled Robots Are Training Alongside U.S. Marines

The military’s mad scientists are training autonomous robots alongside troops in the deserts of California
Matthew Gault
7.19.19
iran

Iran Says the U.S. Shot Down its Own Drone by Mistake

The U.S. claimed Thursday that it shot down an Iranian drone. Iran says all its drones are accounted for.
David Gilbert
7.19.19
DRONES

This Company Is Selling Drone-Mounted Flamethrowers to the General Public

Throwflame's new drone is made for clearing brush from power lines and that sort of thing. It's also ... a flying flamethrower.
Matthew Gault
7.17.19
Premieres

Breaking's New Ambient Ballads Offer Peace That's Handworn and Hard-Won

The New York composer and filmmaker's new EP 'Shell' offers three intimate and beautiful new songs.
Colin Joyce
3.8.19
Motherboard

Scientists Discover Hidden 'Supercolony' of 1.5 Million Penguins After Tracking Poop From Space

“This small archipelago, that measures only 15 kilometers from one end to the other, has more Adélie penguins than the entire rest of the Antarctic peninsula combined.”
Becky Ferreira
12.17.18
Motherboard

Swarms of Sensor-Wearing Bees Could Monitor Crops Better Than Drones

Bumblebees carrying electronic sensor backpacks could monitor crops like agricultural drones.
Samantha Cole
12.13.18
ETA - Created with GEICO

A New Startup Thinks Huge Drones That Fly Humans Can Solve America’s Traffic Problem

Texas-based Lift wants to give users cheap affordable flights in ultralight aircraft across short distances.
Motherboard Staff
12.11.18
ETA - Created with GEICO

A New Startup Thinks Huge Drones That Fly Humans Can Solve America’s Traffic Problem

Texas-based Lift wants to give users cheap affordable flights in ultralight aircraft across short distances.
Motherboard Staff
12.11.18
DRONES

The Last Thing You See Before Being Attacked by a DIY Drone Swarm

Watch Michael Reeves' swarm of drones detect his face and try to ram into it.
Samantha Cole
12.11.18
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