Tag Archives: drones

CONNECTICUT: Senate Judiciary Committee Advances Bill That Would Allow Police To Arm Drones With Guns

The Associated Press reports: Connecticut lawmakers are considering whether the state should become the first in the country to allow police to use drones outfitted with deadly weapons. The proposal was immediately met with concern by civil rights and liberties advocates. The state legislature’s Judiciary Committee approved the bill Wednesday and sent it to the House of Representatives. It would ...

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Christian Church Announces Plan To Launch Drone Strikes To Drop Thousands Of Bibles On Muslims

And thus it was foretold that the Holy Word would rain from the heavens in tiny electronic form. The Washington Post reports: The apparent logic of the Swedish church Livets Ord, or “Word of Life,” is that by using a tactic that simulates the airstrikes that have traumatized a region, they will bring light and love and maybe convert some ...

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CALIFORNIA: Coastal Erosion Filmed By Drone [VIDEO]

From the New York Daily News: Dramatic drone footage has captured California homes on the brink of collapse at the edge of a cliff. Powerful weather caused by El Niño has eroded the land and left several in Pacifica buildings teetering over oblivion. The city declared a state of emergency last weekend partly due to accelerated erosion of the cliffs, ...

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Drone Crashes On White House Lawn

Via ABC News: Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary issued the following statement Monday morning: “On 1/26/15, at approximately 3:08 a.m., a Secret Service Uniformed Division officer posted on the South Grounds of the White House complex heard and observed a ‘quad copter’ device, approximately two feet in diameter, flying at a very low altitude and ultimately crashing on the southeast ...

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New York City By Drone

Via the New York Daily News: Bronx-based photographer Victor Chu spent the last six months on an ambitious project: documenting landmarks in all five boroughs of New York City with a camera and aerial drone. His recently completed short video, made from 10 hours of tape shot over the past six months, is Chu’s tribute to the city where he’s ...

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4000 Orthodox Rabbis By Drone

Via Gothamist: Thousands of Orthodox Jewish rabbis gathered in Brooklyn this weekend for the 31st International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries. According to a press release, over 4,200 rabbis from over 80 countries all convened in Crown Heights for an annual event aimed at reviving Jewish awareness and practice around the world. It all culminated with the Rabbis coming together outside ...

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The Castro By Drone

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Burning Man 2014 By Drone

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Walking Dogs With Drones

But what happens when the dog sees a squirrel?

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Facebook Might Buy Drone Company

The New York Times reports: With all his talk of better data compression and more efficient phone chips, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, has had a bit of trouble getting people excited about Internet.org, his ambitious plan to get everyone in the world onto the Internet. Not anymore. The web was abuzz on Tuesday after a report in TechCrunch that ...

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