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Drones Autonomously Build a Bridge, So the Robot Army Never Has to Stop

In the future war against the machines, humans might have gained a brief respite by powering through the flowing rivers where electronic killer robots cannot tread. These bridge-building quadrotors have now closed off that avenue of escape. Read More >>

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Here’s the Home-Made Gun-Toting Quadrotor Nightmares are Made Of

I’m not normally of the school of thought that quadrotors should be terminated with a shotgun, but then again, I’ve never seen a DIY hell-craft casually flying around with a handgun. Until now. Read More >>

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First-Person-View Drone Racing Looks All Kinds of Fun

Combine two up-and-coming technologies — virtual reality and quadrotors — add an abandoned warehouse, tell OSHA to piss off, and you’ve got the recipe for first-person-view drone racing, aka the most fun you can have with your clothes on Read More >>

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Drone-Carrying Drone Carries Drone Carries Drone Carries Gum

It's like Inception, but with UAVs: the guys at Flite Test recently sought to redefine 'overkill' by using four remote-controlled aircraft to deliver one stick of gum. Because science. Read More >>

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Here’s a Drone Flying Between Two Tesla Coils

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you sent a metal-cage-enclosed quadrotor soaring between two Tesla coils? Of course you have. And here lies your answer, in all its highly dangerous, lightning-spewing, nightmare-inducing glory. Read More >>

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Watching 49 Quadrocopters Fly and Swarm Across the Night Sky Is Pretty Freaky

There's something unnerving about watching quadrocopters fly and dart around. It gets even creepier when the quadrocopters team up and become a giant swarm, morphing into different shapes like a living organism. So you can imagine what watching 49 quadrocopters littering the sky feels like. It's like seeing aliens on Earth. Read More >>

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This Is a Quadrotor You Can Control With Your Mind

Physical remote controls might be nice when it comes to precision, but they've got nothing on mind-control when it comes to awesome. Using an EEG headset, a computer, and some serious thought-power, researchers have developed a quadrotor you can steer with your brain. Read More >>

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Alien Close Encounter or Flying Robot Lightshow?

Close Encounters of the Third Kind is one of my favourite movies ever, which is why I imagine our first contact with aliens like the video above: all pretty light and pretty music and pretty choreography. Read More >>

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This Quadrotor Flying Machine Gun Will Kick Serious Arse Some Day

The FPS Russia people made this video showing a "prototype" quadrotor equipped with a machine gun. Yes, a remote controlled flying machine gun. They take it for a spin and shoot some targets, as they usually do. Read More >>

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This Is Why You Can’t Use a Cat as a Quadrotor

We all know the awesomeness of quadrotors knows no bounds. But using your taxidermied cat as the body of said quadrotor? Unfortunately for the world, this grand experiment has not yet reached its full potential. Read More >>

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Great Scott! Flying DeLorean Is the Best Use Of Quadrotors To Date

Playing the James Bond theme was a neat parlour trick, but now it's obvious why those quadrotor flying RC vehicles really exist. And it's to make every Back to the Future fan insanely jealous of this miniature flying DeLorean. Read More >>