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NASA testing helicopter drone to accompany next Mars rover

Engineers at NASA JPL are still testing the Mars copter design to see if it will head to the Red Planet with the rover.The helicopter design isn’t a magic bullet, though.

New evidence suggests Amelia Earhart died as a castaway on a desert island

New evidence suggests Amelia Earhart died as a castaway on a desert island But — and this is critical — these skeleton measurements are the merest tip of the iceberg as far as the evidence TIGHAR has encountered.The discovery of a water catchment system in 1944 that could’ve been built using materials carried aboard Earhart’s Electra.

Yes. Playing as an X-Wing pilot in VR is as amazing as you want it to be

Yes. Playing as an X-Wing pilot in VR is as amazing as you want it to be We bonded over it, talked about it constantly, and wondered what it would really be like to be an X-Wing pilot.And if I did, you already know what I’m going to say next… X-Wing VR is the fulfilment of that fantasy, albeit without the actual destruction of a virtual Deathstar.

Virgin Galactic's new VSS Unity spacecraft completes test flight

Virgin Galactic's new VSS Unity spacecraft completes test flight The accident resulted in the death of one of the ship’s two crew and set back Virgin Galactic’s plans dramatically.The slightly redesigned VSS Unity vehicle has now made its first untethered test flight.

Hail Satan, Flight 666 Lands Safely in HEL on Friday the 13th

Hail Satan, Flight 666 Lands Safely in HEL on Friday the 13th Finnair flight AY666 has, according to the Daily Mail, become something of a running joke for several reasons.And several times a year, AY666 just happens to fly on Friday the 13th.

Lib Harasses Trump Supporter on Plane

Lib Harasses Trump Supporter on Plane l , Ill ScottJust had the craziest experience ever on an airplane:I' m boarding my flight from Baltimore to Seattle and approach my seat.I hadan upgraded seat that I paid a little extra tor because of the long 6 hour flight.

Scientists are turning dragonflies into tiny cyborg drones

Scientists are turning dragonflies into tiny cyborg drones One company has decided the ideal tiny drone should take its cues from the natural world of insects — specifically the dragonfly.It got some of the insects and outfitted them with cutting-edge navigation, synthetic biology and neurotechnology systems to create a swarm of cyborg dragonfly drones.

Fake Hate Crimes since Trump's election

Fake Hate Crimes since Trump's election A pair of attention whores manufactured a video to make it look like they were thrown off a Delta Airlines flight just because they were Muslim.A Muslim teen in New York City said she was attacked by white men wearing Trump hats on the New York City subway.

Qatar Airways has just broken a record with a flight you probably wouldn’t want to take

Qatar Airways has just broken a record with a flight you probably wouldn’t want to take Long flights, really long flights, can be a proper pain in the neck in every sense of the expression, so brace yourself when we tell you of a new service launched this weekend by Qatar Airways.The outward journey landed on Monday morning Auckland time, 16 hours and 20 minutes after taking off.

Not all heroes wear capes

Not all heroes wear capes Flight attendant Shelia Fedrick felt something wasn't right when she saw a young teenage girl sitting by the window.Her suspicions worsened when she noticed the girl was travelling with a well-dressed older man.

London hotel shames Air India's crew for sneaking buffet food in lunch boxes

London hotel shames Air India's crew for sneaking buffet food in lunch boxes The international crew of India's national carrier, Air India, has been shamed by a UK hotel for filling their lunch boxes with buffet food, the Times of India reported.An Air India official then sent a warning note titled 'A buffet is not a takeaway' to all its international flight attendants saying stringent action would be taken against offenders.

DJI wants Mavic Pro pilots to practice safe flight with its latest accessories

DJI wants Mavic Pro pilots to practice safe flight with its latest accessories The lineup for the Mavic Pro now includes several extras to help keep that $1,000 investment a bit safer.The new propeller cage is designed for flight newbies to keep the Mavic’s arms and propellers guarded during flight.

Teenagers spot fire on plane flying overhead, avert major disaster

Teenagers spot fire on plane flying overhead, avert major disaster A major mishap was averted Wednesday evening after two teenagers informed authorities about fire in the tail of a GoAir flight that flew overhead.The flight, carrying 194 people, did an emergency landing at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International airport minutes after it was informed about the fire.

This blimp that looks like a butt is the largest aircraft in the world

This blimp that looks like a butt is the largest aircraft in the world It's a bird, it's a plane, oh nope, hold on.it's that aircraft that looks like a butt.

See if you remember gaming's most forgettable sequels

See if you remember gaming's most forgettable sequels It finally left the contemporary political fiction of the Modern Warfare series behind to tell the story of a group of former US special operatives fighting to restore their fallen country in the near future.More importantly, it had a dog and fish that really swam away from you when you got near them.

The key, often-overlooked argument against reclining your seat on a plane

The key, often-overlooked argument against reclining your seat on a plane I'm a 6'2'', 240-pound guy with long legs.I've gotten my fair share of angry looks for this, and I've responded with smiles and shrugs.