News

How To Avoid American Drones, By Al-Qaeda

When AP reporters walked through turf where Islamic terrorists had been driven out by the French military, they found a curious photocopied document: a list of 22 tips for avoiding UAV death. But you can use them too!

Most of the stuff seems like pretty solid advice centred around hiding or covering yourself with other stuff, but, hey, when you’re in the middle of a warzone, you’ve got to work with what you have. Like spare tyres or broken glass. Even if it’s not a panacea against sudden Hellfire strike, it sure beats standing around waiting to get vaporized by some guy in Nevada.

If and when Predator drones patrol the skies of the US looking for bad guys in suburbia instead of terrorists in Africa, you might just want to print out a copy for yourself. [AP]


Have you subscribed to Gizmodo Australia's email newsletter? You can also follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

Product Finder

Find more great products at