MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) have designed a “hybrid drone,” that combines the stability and flexibility of a multicopter, with the speed and fuel efficiency of an airplane. Read more…More about Mashable Video, Drones, Helicopter, Mit, and Hybrid

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Donald Trump says a ship “took defensive action” after being approached in the Strait of Hormuz.

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The US shoots down an Iranian drone, and Trump draws a red line  Washington ExaminerUS Navy ship ‘destroyed’ an Iranian drone, Trump says  CNNTrump Says U.S. Ship Downed Iranian Drone in Strait of Hormuz  The Wall Street JournalExclusive: U

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The Internet is a wild and wooly place where people can spout off about anything with impunity. If you sound like you know what you’re talking about and throw around a few bits of the appropriate jargon, chances are good that somebody out there will believe whatever you’re selling.
Case in point: those that purport that watches rated for 300-meter dives will leak if you wiggle them around too much in the shower. Seems preposterous, but rather than just dismiss the claim, [Kristopher Marciniak] chose to disprove it with a tiny wireless pressure sensor stuffed into a dive watch case. The

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