TIE Interceptor Drone Lights Up The Night Sky

In a town far far away, the number of UFO sightings probably went up when drone enthusiast Oliver C unchained his RC quadrocopter, dressed up as a TIE Interceptor from Star Wars. » 3/03/15 9:20am 3/03/15 9:20am

Guy Saves His Drone From Drowning At The Last Second

Nice catch! Zweier Spanjer's first day testing out his DJI Phantom II drone took an unexpected turn when its batteries started to deplete and the $700 gadget started plummeting towards the nearest pond. » 1/09/15 9:30am 1/09/15 9:30am

Tiny RC Cars And Drones Battle For Precious Batteries

A two-wheeler trying to save its car friends, a teddy bear awaiting lifesaving batteries... There's a lot of drama in Corridor Digital's latest short where remote controlled cars are trying to escape a group of aggressive mini drones. » 12/02/14 9:00am 12/02/14 9:00am

A Drone Ballet Straight Out Of The Cyberpunk Future

Drones have a lot of potential applications — blowing stuff up, fictional delivery services, flying cameramen. But Cyberpunk ballet dancer? That's a new one to me. » 5/22/14 12:37pm 5/22/14 12:37pm

Report: Drone Hacked, Crashes, Injures Athlete

Drones don't just exist for pretty videos and convenient delivery. They also exist to be a hazard to athletes, with a crash in an Australian triathlon injuring one competitor and leading to accusations of hacking. » 4/07/14 4:20am 4/07/14 4:20am

This Drone Survival Guide will be a must-have for everyone very soon

This brilliant Drone Survival Guide contains "the silhouettes of the most common drone species used today and in the near future," each drawn to scale and marked as surveillance or killing machines. You can print it yourself (PDF) or order a folded offset print on Chromolux ALU-E mirrored paper. » 12/19/13 10:27pm 12/19/13 10:27pm

Our Drone-Controlled Future Looks Like A Video Game

Designer Alex Cornell has made this video called Our Drone Future, which gives us a glimpse of a future where fleets of drones monitor our every outdoor activity. It's as cool as it is a little creepy. » 12/12/13 12:30am 12/12/13 12:30am

Amazon's Drone Delivery Notices Will Hopefully Be A Little Cheerier

Amazon's drone delivery service hasn't launched yet - and may never launch - but that hasn't stopped people from imagining what a "missed delivery" notice might look like. » 12/03/13 12:30am 12/03/13 12:30am

China's New Drone Looks Just Like America's New Drone, How Weird

As people who clamor for war think that World War III will soon dawn upon us because that's just how the world goes, it looks like China's trying to go drone-for-drone with the Americans. And as the Americans have stepped up the flight testing of their drones, so have the Chinese. And weirdly, they look the same. » 11/25/13 5:37am 11/25/13 5:37am

The Air Force Is Converting Its Old F-16s Into a Fleet of Drones

An awkward thing happens late in the life of a fighter jet. It becomes too decrepit for combat but too functional for the junkyard. Don't worry, though. The Air Force has a plan: convert them all into drones in order to offer fighter pilots in training more realistic target practice. » 9/25/13 3:28am 9/25/13 3:28am

CIA Drone Killings Could Lead To A "PlayStation Mentality" Towards…

A United Nations investigator is warning that CIA-controlled remote drone assassinations of suspected Islamic terrorists could lead to a "PlayStation mentality" towards killing. » 6/02/10 12:20pm 6/02/10 12:20pm