YouTuber Casey Neistat decided to up the ante a bit for Christmas 2016, producing a video of himself as a snowboarding Santa. What makes it special is the fact that … Read more The post Forget reindeer and a sleigh, in Xmas 2016 Santa got around via drone appeared first on Techly View original article at Techly

Drone footage shows the damage in the central region of Maule in Chile from devastating wildfires. View original article at BBC World News

How do you make the most awesome gaming peripheral ever made even more bad? Give it a 21st-century upgrade! [Alessio Cosenza] calls this mod the Power Glove Ultra, and it works exactly as we imagined it should have all those years ago. The most noticeable change is the 3D-printed attachment that hosts the Bluetooth module, a combination USB charger and voltage booster, and a Metro Mini(ATmega328) board. On top of a 20-hour battery life, a 9-axis accelerometer, gyroscope, and compass gives the Power Glove Ultra full 360-degree motion tracking…

Boeing says they are ready to take America back into space. But first they have to suit up.  The company unveiled a new line of spacesuits this week to pair with its Starliner spacecraft, designed to take astronauts to the International Space Station.  At 20 pounds, it weighs 40 percent less than NASA’s current spacesuits, has touchscreen-friendly gloves, strategically placed zippers, and a soft helmet with a wide visor for better peripheral viewing.  SEE ALSO: SpaceX’s breathtaking bullseye rocket landing in gifs It will feature Boeing’s signature blue…

One company has decided the ideal tiny drone should take its cues from the natural world of insects — specifically the dragonfly.  When Draper, an independent biomedical solutions lab, set out to make its own mini-fliers, it cut out the middleman. It got some of the insects and outfitted them with cutting-edge navigation, synthetic biology and neurotechnology systems to create a swarm of cyborg dragonfly drones.      SEE ALSO: Pocket-sized Dobby selfie drone is cute, tiny and way frustrating The tiny hybrids are part of an internal R&D…

Drone footage uploaded to YouTube by the Arizona Geological Survey (AZGS) shows the massive fissure splitting the desert’s surface in the Tator Hills area of southern Pinal County. View original article at Daily Mail Online

Just how good are the Pro Bowl receivers? A new drone drop competition is aiming to find out at tonight’s Skills Showdown, tossing down footballs from quadcopters hovering 200 feet in the air. The post Watch what happens when NFL quarterbacks are ‘replaced’ with drones appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

Five people have been seriously injured on the A1 highway near Lodz in central Poland. View original article at BBC World News

Three US drone strikes in Yemen over the weekend, a country deemed by America as being an area outside of active hostilities, killed five Al-Qaeda members. The drone victims are the first under President Trump.While on Monday the Pentagon confirmed the strikes, initial reporting of the attacks came from local sources speaking to the Associated Press. Like most drone strikes, the specific numbers or allegiances of the victims vary depending on the media outlet, source, or information from the victims’ families. As per the Pentagon’s official line, five…

Mount Everest, the world’s tallest mountain, might have shrunk after a devastating earthquake in the region two years ago, believe some scientists. India is sending an expedition to “remeasure” the mountain, PTI reported.  SEE ALSO: This unbelievable footage of the Swiss Alps is not CGI The April 2015 quake in Nepal, which measured 7.9 on the Richter scale and affected 80 million people, has been termed the worst in 80 years. Some scientists claim that the height of a swathe of the Himalayan mountains, including the Everest, have…