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Watch These Drone-Assisted Aussies Catch Bluefin Tuna

Our drone-supplemented future will leave nothing untouched, including the untamed oceans that surround our corner of the globe. While the government might be busy employing the little flying contraptions to look for sharp-toothed aquatic hunters, these Aussie fishermen have smaller targets in mind. Tuna, to be precise.


This Bad Indiegogo Campaign Won't Charge Your Phone Twice As Fast

Crowdfunding campaigns often get a bad rap for vaporware and scams, even though the vast majority come through in the end. That bad rep comes from projects that get creative with the truth and the laws of thermodynamics, such as this slightly glorified USB meter.


Virtual Reality Bedtime Lets You Ditch The Kids At Home

Being a parent, fun as it can sometimes be, is also incredibly difficult.* And for a parent who can’t be there for everything — because of work, travel obligations, divorce or separation, or other circumstances — it can be even harder.


Incredible Touchscreen Mirror Will Even Hail You A Taxi While You Get Dressed

Smart mirrors aren’t new. But this is the very first one where I reflexively reached into my wallet and threw money at the screen.


US Border Patrol Doesn't Want A Wall, They Want Drones And Sensors

Many people have pointed out that Donald Trump’s idea for a wall along the entirety of the US-Mexico border is silly. Most undocumented immigrants enter the country legally and simply overstay their visas. But what do US Border and Customs officials really want along the border? More tech.


Mad Scientist Builds Fully Functional Hoverbike

Video: Because a thermite-blasting cannon isn’t crazy enough, Colin Furze used a pair of motors and propellers designed for parasailing to build himself a fully functional flying hoverbike. It’s easily one of the mad scientist’s most dangerous builds to date, but seeing how manoeuvrable it is almost makes us want to build one too.


You'll Never Be As Good At Anything As This Guy Is At RC Helicoptering

Video: It might look like this erratic RC helicopter is malfunctioning and about to crash, but its pilot, Tareq Alsaadi, is in complete control. RC choppers are notoriously difficult to fly, but Alsaadi makes it look beyond effortless with a routine that has his craft flipping around in every direction.


Paris Police Want To Fly Drones Over Crowds To Make Everyone Safer

Drones flying over crowds are not normally a good mix — if there’s anywhere you don’t want four blades merrily spinning, it’s in the middle of a group of people. But nonetheless, Parisian police think they will be a useful tool for policing large gatherings.


Intel Thinks USB-C Should Replace The Headphone Jack

While every other port on your computer has become digitised and smarter, the good ‘ol 3.5mm headphone jack has remained as a bastion of analogue data transmission. But Intel thinks the time has come for its replacement, and it looks like USB-C.


This DIY Robot Is Better Than You At iPad Games 

Piano Tiles 2 is a touch-based mobile game that’s lots of fun, and also maddeningly difficult. A normal person probably plays for a few weeks, gets frustrated and uninstalls it. Thankfully, YouTuber DenverFinn is not normal.


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