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Doughnut-Delivering Drones Provide Hope for the Future


First, there were cronuts. Now there are dronuts. No, they’re not delicious fried rings of cake from the Italian city of Dro. Last week, doughnut-toting drones (get it?) delivered confections to public servants […]

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BAE Systems announces crazy plan to grow drones in a vat

Authored By Ryan Whitwam

Building aircraft is so old-fashioned, right? Now, growing them in a lab like heavily armed mutant vegetables; that’s the future. Or so defense firm BAE Systems would like you to think. The company […]

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Airbus is solving the space debris problem with pseudo-satellites that fly forever

Authored By Matthew Humphries

Last month I posted an article including a video visualizing 58 years of space debris orbiting Earth. It’s a worrying situation, with some 171 million pieces of debris estimated to be up there. […]

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Would you pay $3 to be lazy and have a drone deliver your cup of coffee?

Authored By Matthew Humphries

Starbucks seems to be leading the way in getting a fresh cup of coffee into your hands as quickly as possible by allowing you to order ahead. The drink should then be waiting […]

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US Army will put nano-drones in soldiers’ pockets by 2018

Authored By Ryan Whitwam
Black Hornet Nano Helicopter UAV

The US military has been using drones (unmanned aerial vehicles) for years, but they’re mostly large, long-range aircraft. That’s going to change by 2018 as part of a new Army program to deploy “Soldier […]

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