The Nixie wearable drone was created by researchers at Stanford University, and today won Intel’s annual Make It Wearable competition. View original article at Daily Mail Online

Election Tuesday is almost here. But before everyone heads to the polls, let’s take a walk down memory lane with some of the most WTF campaign ads that politicians in the United States came up with this election season See also: The 27 candidates you need to know before voting What better way to motivate the American voters than by smiling at the camera while referring to sexual predators, slavery, murder, castration, “electile” dysfunction, crime scenes, drone attacks, international gangsters, and guns — a whole lot of guns…

French security chiefs are investigating a spate of mysterious and illegal flights by tiny, unmanned drones over French nuclear power stations. A government official told The Associated Press that authorities have counted about 15 drone flights over a half-dozen nuclear sites since October 1. Authorities insist that France’s nuclear facilities are designed to handle seismic and security risks, including those possibly posed by drones. See also: Drone used to capture whale’s blow off the coast of Australia “Drone overflights are currently being carried out in a repeated and…

It’s hard enough to make a good science fiction film or a good horror film; but you can probably count the number of truly compelling films that hybridize the genres on two hands. That’s what occurred to me over the Halloween weekend, as cable channels advertised their unrelenting slasher flick marathons and Netflix suggested an endless scroll of haunted house and monster movies: the sci-fi horror genre is woefully underserved. Sci-fi horror is relatively rarely-trod; in part because it’s a risky business proposal—sci-fi usually requires a big budget and horror inherently limits its audience with its niche…

The U.S. government uses them to bomb alleged terrorists in far-away places. Tech companies like Amazon, Google and Facebook are all toying with the idea of using them, and now they’re a photographer’s secret weapon. Drones are a big part of our lives, whether we see them or not View original article at Mashable

It’s been well-established (and then some) that drones are ruthlessly efficient at taking lives, but given everything else they’ve shown they can do, there’s no reason to believe that unmanned aerial vehicles can’t save lives, too… View original article at TechSpot