Blogging History: Turkish cops shoot down protester's drone; Life and death of Neda; Mobile antenna/church crucifix

One year ago today

Turkish cops shoot a protester's drone out of the sky: Footage of a protester's quadcopter in Gezi Park getting shot down by the Turkish Police, and footage of police violence the drone had been capturing.

Five years ago today

Iran: More on the life and death of Neda Agha-Soltan: Her death, documented on cellphone video and spread online, has become a potent spiritual emblem for the popular uprising in Iran.

Ten years ago today

Mobile phone antenna disguised as a churchtop crucifix: One firm is now manufacturing an antenna disguised as a crucifix, intended to go on the steeples of churches where they need really good mobile reception.