Two swimmers were stranded in rough waters off the coast of Lennox Head, New South Wales in Australia.
Lifeguards piloted a drone to the swimmers and used it to release a floatation device. Both swimmers reached the shore unharmed.  Read more.

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It’s almost 11pm in Australia, but Guy Pearce is full of energy. He’s talking about robots.
The star of Memento and L.A. Confidential has just been in a film called Donny the Drone — a post-apocalyptic short in which an initially friendly-looking robot (voiced by Pearce) is given a humanitarian award

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Daily Mail’We thought a shark was coming towards us’: The moment teens caught in a rip believed their world-first rescue drone ..

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Drone rescue off Australian beach heralded as world-first

Associated Press – 18 January 2018 23:48-05:00

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A drone has made a rescue that is being hailed as the first of its kind anywhere in the world after saving the lives of two teenagers on Thursday. Two … Read more
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