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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.

Scorpion S3 electric hoverbike looks terrifyingly fun

Scorpion S3 electric hoverbike looks terrifyingly fun Do you want to travel from point A to point B, but worry that your vehicle isn’t nearly terrifying enough?If your idea of acceptable transport carries a four-spinning-blade minimum then you may want to check out Hoversurf’s fearsome single-seat electric hoverbike.

Kick off and sail the skies with this personal aircraft

Kick off and sail the skies with this personal aircraft 'Archaeopteryx' is an impressive lightweight hang glider with a wing span of 45 feet.It's designed by a Swiss company called Ruppert Composite.

Facebook ready to ramp up flights of its solar-powered drone

Facebook ready to ramp up flights of its solar-powered drone Last summer, when Facebook tested its huge drone, the right wing fizzled out and it smashed into the Arizona desert.But it was round one, and the company now believes it's ready to test the solar-powered Aquila multiple times a month.

A pair of headphones caught fire on a woman’s head as she slept during a flight

A pair of headphones caught fire on a woman’s head as she slept during a flight Unfortunately, that’s exactly what happened to a very unlucky woman on a recent flight from Beijing to Melbourne.The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has just released details of the February incident, reporting that it occurred around two hours into the flight as the woman took a nap.

Tomo-chan wa Onnanoko! pt. 50

Tomo-chan wa Onnanoko! pt. 50 killer robots from the future 23 hrs agoTime changes everything.22 hrs agoSJW makes up own definition, so whatevs 20 hrs agomaking the happy meal happy 16 hrs agoShe didn't think this one through.

Canada might follow the U.S. and U.K. with flight 'laptop ban'

Canada might follow the U.S. and U.K. with flight 'laptop ban' According to reports, the Canadian government may follow the United States and the United Kingdom in banning certain electronic devices on flights departing from a number of airports in Muslim-majority countries.The U.