The Ministry of Justice has released footage of a gang caught using a drone to deliver contraband to prisons.

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Following a seven-month pause in mandatory registration, a change in the law this week means that U.S.-based drone owners must now register their flying machine if they haven’t already done so.
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Dutch police started using eagles to catch rogue drones last year. But the plan hasn’t worked out as expected, prompting the authorities to retire the birds and seek out a high-tech solution instead.
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The Air Hogs Sky Shark was a free-flying model airplane powered by compressed air. When it was released in the late ’90s, it was a fairly innovative toy featuring a strikingly novel compressed air engine made entirely out of injection molded plastic. Sales of these model planes took off, and landed on the neighbor’s roof, never to be seen again.
A few weeks ago, [Tom Stanton] revisited this novel little air-powered motor by creating his own 3D printed copy. Yes, it worked, and yes, it’s a very impressive 3D print

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Japan has some of the longest working hours in the world. A new drone promises to help fight overtime culture by patrolling office buildings at closing time and blasting people with music.
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