The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is calling attention to drone safety during National Drone Safety Awareness Week November 4-10, 2019. “National Drone Safety Awareness Week will help educate the public about drone safety by highlighting how key sectors of the drone community are engaging with the public and spreading awareness throughout the U View original article at Drone Life

Children at a climate action demonstration in London (Photo Credit: Jenny Matthews/In Pictures via Getty Images) The five-year period ending in 2019 is set to be the warmest on record, according to a new report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Published just days after global climate strikes rocked the world on Friday, the study suggests global average temperatures have increased  1.1 °C (1.98 °F) since pre-industrial days (1850-1900)—and by 0.2 °C (0 View original article at Geek

AirMap, a global airspace intelligence platform for drones, has acquired Hangar Technology, a drone workflow automation platform for enterprises. The acquisition continues AirMap’s strategy of extending open, connected and automated airspace management solutions to the drone industry and expands Hangar’s reach to new international markets and industry applications, the companies say View original article at Unmanned Aerial Online

Russia savages US following Saudi Arabia oil reserve crisis – ‘Can’t repel attack’  Express.co.ukIran asks West to leave Persian Gulf  POLITICOOil attacks: What’s next for Saudi Aramco and world oil markets? | Counting the Cost  Al Jazeera EnglishOne thing Obama got right: They’ll have to share the Middle East  Al Jazeera EnglishThe World’s Oil Security Blanket Has Been Torched  BloombergView full coverage on Google News View original article

U.S., Saudis Look for Iran Link in Weapon Systems  The Wall Street JournalWeapons experts are inspecting GPS systems recovered from the Sept View original article

Yemeni Rebels Warn Iran Plans Another Strike Soon  The Wall Street JournalIran warns foreign forces to stay out of Gulf, amid new US deployment  BBC NewsUN welcomes Houthi move to halt attacks on Saudi Arabia  Washington PostEditorial cartoons for Sept. 22, 2019: Saudi drone attack, presidential campaign, impeachment talk  cleveland.comYemen war: 5 years since the Houthis’ Sanaa takeover  Aljazeera View original article

Iran warns foreign forces to stay out of Gulf, amid new US deployment  BBC NewsYemeni Rebels Warn Iran Plans Another Strike Soon  The Wall Street JournalUN welcomes Houthi offer to halt attacks on Saudi Arabia  Aljazeera.comEditorial cartoons for Sept. 22, 2019: Saudi drone attack, presidential campaign, impeachment talk  cleveland View original article

Virginia, get ready for some air drops.  Wing, Google’s drone spinoff company operating under parent company Alphabet, announced this week that a pilot program next month will offer Christiansburg, Virginia residents drone deliveries for FedEx, Walgreens, and local shop Sugar Magnolia. This is Wing’s first U.S. delivery trial View original article at Mashable

Is a drone equipped with a firing nailgun an awesome idea or the reason humanity can’t have nice things? Whatever the answer, researchers at the University of Michigan decided to build one. View original article at Digital Trends

A photographer snapped the moment a young surfer almost bumped into a shark at a beach in Orleans, Massachusetts. (Photo Credit: Joe Mault of Orleans Camera and Video / Facebook) A Massachusetts surfer almost encountered a great white shark and a photographer captured the close call moment on camera today. Joe Mault of Orleans Camera and Video snapped the photo this morning around 8 a.m. EDT, WCVB-TV reported View original article at Geek