A drone came within three seconds of hitting a passenger plane over Glasgow. The pilot described the risk of collision as ‘high’ after the incident 1,000ft above Glasgow Airport.

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New Jersey lawmakers are going after drone owners who fly their machine while drunk. A bill to punish the behavior may become law next month, a little late for festive drinkers unwrapping their brand new quadcopter this Christmas.
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Over the past few years, selfies have transformed from a guilty pleasure to a viable way to take those special Kodak moments without bothering strangers. But while selfies may be all the rage, they’re not the easiest to capture. From contorting your hand into an awkward, uncomfortable claw to making sure everyone’s in the frame, mastering the art of selfies doesn’t happen overnight. 
Enter the Air Selfie Drone, an innovative gadget that does the legwork for you

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On Edge is a series about stress in 2017.On a warm, drizzly August weekend in the quiet town of Meaford, Ontario, musicians prepared to take the stage. This past summer marked the twelfth year of Electric Eclectics, a festival celebrating experimental music on a farm two hours outside of Toronto. A short distance away from the main performance area, Kristel Jax administered drone therapy under the sprawling branches of a large tree. To her left, a stark white sheet printed with jagged block letters fluttered in the wind

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The ‘T-Frend’, built by Nagoya-based firm Taisei, buzzes over late workers, blasting out the strains of ‘Auld Lang Syne’, a Scottish tune used in Japan to announce that a store is closing.

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