Archaeologists have unearthed a Byzantine church, believed to be the Church of Apostles, at the site of el-Araj, on the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee. (Photo Credit: Center for the Study of Ancient Judaism and Christian Origins) Archaeologists have unearthed remnants of a large church from the Byzantine period in the shore of the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel, and they say the ancient structure is the Church of the Apostles, a site said to have been built over the house of Jesus’ disciples Peter…

Anglers and crew members aboard a fishing boat on Monday spotted a mako shark doing backflips in the water. See the video below. (Photo Credit: Ronald C. Modra / Getty Images) Anglers and crew members on a boat recently witnessed a breathtaking aerial display when a big mako shark popped out of the water and started performing a series of backflips. Footage of the incident, which was shared on Facebook on Monday, shows the massive marine animal doing its “gymnastics routine” and stunning 19 anglers and three crew…

Alireza Ramezan, a roboticist at Boston’s Northeastern University, devised the UAV after studying how bats take flight. View original article at Daily Mail Online

The V-Bat’s defining feature, vertical landing and take-off, make it unique and in some ways, more capable, than other drones used in military operations, according to MartinUAV. View original article at Daily Mail Online

Want to live in a city featuring drone taxis, glow-in-the-dark beaches, and robot dinosaurs? Thanks to the deep pockets of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, it could really happen. View original article at Digital Trends

Whether it’s snapping overhead shots of a pool party or simply entertaining a bored adult (too old for “toys”), drones are everywhere. If you’ve been on the fence about purchasing your first drone or adding a new one to your collection, these savings might be just the motivation you need. Ryze Tech Tello quadcopter powered by DJI At $99, the Ryze Tech Trello quadcopter powered by DJI is one of the best options at this price point. It takes incredible photos and videos (thanks to electronic image stabilization…

The AIR PIX is smaller than a iPhone, and can follow you around to take the perfect, hands-free, selfie! Read more…More about Mashable Video, Drones, Selfie, Selfie Drone, and Future Blink View original article at Mashable

A Florida surfer who was recently bitten by a shark opted to go to the bar instead of a hospital, according to one of his friends. (Photo Credit: Frank O’Rourke / Instagram) A professional surfer who was recently bitten by a shark off a Florida beach opted to go to the bar instead of a hospital, according to a friend. Frank O’Rourke was surfing at Jacksonville Beach in Florida at approximately 3:30 p.m. EDT on July 27 when he was suddenly attacked by the shark, Fox News reported…

Binge-watch ‘The Shallows,’ ‘Jaws,’ and more shark-themed movies during Shark Week 2019. (Photo Credit: Columbia Pictures) Dundunn…dundunn…Shark Week 2019 is coming to haunt your summer dreams. From July 28 to August 4, Discovery Channel and other organizations worldwide are celebrating one of the ocean’s most powerful predators with special TV programs and events. To get your fright-fest started, we’ve rounded up the best shark-themed movies you can watch all week long. From The Meg to Jaws, these films will “take a bite” out of deciding what to binge-watch…

Hackaday Editors Mike Szczys and Elliot Williams cover the most interesting hacks over the past week. So much talk of putting computers in touch with our brains has us skeptical on both tech and timeline. We celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the Walkman, but the headphones are the real star. Plus, Verilog isn’t just for FPGAs, you can synthesize 7400 circuits too! Elliot is enamored of an additive/subtractive printing process that uses particle board, and we discuss a couple of takes on hybrid-powered drones. Take a look at…