Anti-surveillance activists send a drone to pamphlet-bomb an NSA complex in Germany


Intelexit is an activist group whose mission is to get spies to quit their jobs; they've recently installed billboards around spy complexes in the US and UK. Read the rest

Apple removes an app that tracks U.S. military drone strikes from its store


The Metadata+ app which tracks U.S. military drone strikes by was created by Josh Begley, research editor for The Intercept. Begley changed its name from Drones+ after it was rejected as "objectionable" by Apple five times. Read the rest

Watch these drones build a rope bridge you could actually walk across


This video is amazing, and feels like something that will become even more graceful, precise, and normal as drone technology and design improve.

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Weekend of Wonder is unveiling SKEYE Pico Drone - world's tiniest drone

Meet the SKEYE Pico Drone, the smallest drone in the world

Drone footage of Apple's new "spaceship" headquarters under construction


Video by Duncan Sinfield, who writes:

Filmed using the DJI Inspire 1, this video gives a unique perspective, as it flashes back to video taken one month ago on August 1, 2015 to provide a month-to-month update. Featuring descriptions narrated by late Apple Founder Steve Jobs himself, this video will hopefully teach you something new that you didn't already know about the world's largest corporation.


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“I caught a fish with my drone!”


I believe this to be very likely faked, but nonetheless fantastic. Read the rest

Selfie drones are a huge problem in the ancient ruins of Provence, and the New York Times is ON IT


Never change, New York Times. Read the rest

Superman Drone

“I duct-taped a Superman figure to my Phantom 3 and flew it over Victoria Park. Glorious!” Read the rest

North Dakota cops can now use lobbyist-approved taser/pepper-spray drones

Bruce Burkett of the North Dakota Peace Officer's Association introduced an amendment to ND HB 1328 that allows cops to shoot at citizens with drone-borne rubber bullets, tear gas, pepper spray, tasers and sound cannon. Read the rest

Ammunition company is selling shotgun shells designed to shoot drones


Even though it's a federal offense to shoot a drone out of the sky, Snake River sells shotgun shells marketed for that purpose. They admit it's really just "high end goose or turkey load," which doesn't sound as bad ass. Read the rest

Video of Flimmer, the US Navy's new drone that flies and swims


"Common across the services, autonomous vehicles are being seen as an effective projection of force, both above and below the water’s surface," according to the US Naval Research Laboratory. Read the rest

The drone warfare game where you spy on players with your smartphone

"Bycatch" is a term used by fishermen to describe the marine life unintentionally caught in their nets. It's also the name of a card game that deals with a very different sort of collateral damage: civilians killed by drone strikes.

Watch an eagle take down a drone


"Eagle was fine - she was massive, and used talons to 'punch' the drone out of the sky," writes the drone operator from Australia's Melbourne Aerial Video. Read the rest

Drone drug delivery at prison spurs yard fight


A drone dropped a package of marijuana, heroin, and tobacco into the recreation yard at Ohio's Mansfield Correctional Institution igniting a big brawl over the contraband. Just wait until drone drug delivery is free with Amazon Prime! Read the rest

Watch the solar-powered flight of this robotic raven


The University of Maryland Robotics Center's new Robo Raven III V4 soars on larger flapping wings that "have flexible solar cells giving the vehicle an extra 10 Watts of power. This allows this robotic bird to fly longer and recharge outdoors." Read the rest

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