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FBI agents swarmed with drones during a hostage rescue operation

A gang of suspects hiding out in the outskirts of a U.S. city used a swarm of drones to flush out FBI agents during a hostage rescue.

Science & Technology | Tech

Twenty tips for creating better looking drone footage - DIY Photography

Shooting with a drone gives you an entirely new perspective and opens up plenty of new possibilities. Whether you use it for photography or video, using a drone requires some skill and planning if you want to make the best out of it. Stewart Carroll from

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Why California may not see statewide rules on the use of drones anytime soon

The last time state lawmakers tried to place limits on drones in the skies above California, they were met with  the veto of Gov. Jerry Brown , who said he did not want to create new crimes to enforce bans on the use of such devices.

Miscellaneous | Other Interesting Stories

Here’s what’s missing from the new drone regulations

Last week, we welcomed the much-anticipated Part 107 drone regulations, which will supersede the current exemption process and is estimated by the FAA to..

Science & Technology | Tech

Watch the First Government Approved Drone Delivery

The timing was ironic, happening the same day drones interfered with rescue helicopters in California.

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$1,350 Camera Drone Whacked Out of the Air by an Angry Neighbor

The folks over at Lucky7Drones were testing out their $1,350 DJI Phantom 3 camera drone this week when an angry neighbor walked up and whacked the drone ou

Pets & Animals | Man's Best Friend

Who needs a sheepdog in Ireland when you've got a drone? | Metro News

But the dogs won't be too happy about being put out of a job. Farmers have nearly always relied on the skills of wise old sheepdogs when it comes to rounding up their flock. But it seems that the role of a sheepdog could now be facing the unlikeliest of threats – a drone.

Science & Technology | Technology

Imperial Star Destroyer drone patrols the skies above France

A French maker who creates incredible "Star Wars" drones is back with another. This time, he flies a modded Imperial Star Destroyer sure to strike fear into the heart of any Rebel in its path.

Entertainment | Entertainment

This DIY Star Wars Speeder Bike Quadcopter Changes Everything

Let Adam Woolworth teach you how to make the flying, first person camera-enabled 74-Z Speeder Bike you always wanted.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous DIY

Watch — Then Build — This Millennium Falcon Quadcopter

A few months ago, the Star Wars references were strong about French quadcopter videos. Now, Olivier C has taken it literal. Olivier built a skin for his custom DIY “Prophecy 335″ drone that transforms it into a Millenium Falcon clone.

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This Millennium Falcon is the drone you've been looking for

Youtuber Oliver C created a custom drone replica of the Millenium Falcon from Star Wars.

Politics | From CNN

Drone footage shows derelict remains of Chernobyl - CNN.com

Drone footage captures derelict remains left in the wake of Chernobyl nuclear disaster 30 years later.

Science & Technology | Tech

Watch drone flyers compete in a Star Wars–style race in a French forest

Drones are popping up everywhere from movie sets to sports games -- now a club in France is holding competitions that invoke the pod races of Phantom Menace, and wants other to follow.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Photographer Flies Drone So Close to Volcanic Eruption it Melts the Face of His Camera

Drone photography and videographer is allowing image makers to capture footage that would have been impossible to shoot just a few years ago. Case in point

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

Wait. What? Drones at Disneyland? Disney seeks patents

On top of Mickey Mouse, Cinderella and Aladdin, visitors to Disney theme parks may one day get a glimpse of drones.

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

City Hall Protesters Demand "Drone-Free LAPD"

Protesters gathered outside LA's City Hall Thursday morning, chanting "drone free LAPD" to demand a halt to what they called an LAPD plan to use drones to spy on citizens.