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Here's Our Closest Look At Amazon's Drone Delivery Service 

Amazon has been talking about using drones to deliver packages for a couple of years, and today it debuted the drone in a commercial starring Top Gear‘s Jeremy Clarkson explained how the company will get packages from their warehouses to your front yard. It revealed a new hybrid drone for its upcoming Prime Air service.

DJI Will Also Help US Drone Owners Not Screw Up

Recently, popular maker of consumer drones 3DR announced that its Solo quadrotor would be updated with a system that tells owners where they’re not allowed to fly. Now DJI, makers of the ubiquitous Phantom line, is following suite.

Kickstarted Drone Company Folds, Along With $3.4 Million In Pledges

Most Kickstarter projects come through in the end, but every now and again, something fails in spectacular fashion and reminds us that crowdfunding is not all it’s cracked up to be.

Dumbass Crashes Drone Into Seattle's Great Wheel

Dumb people doing dumb things with drones is not a new thing. But crashing a DJI Phantom 3 into Seattle’s Great Wheel is a particular kind of dumb.

Oh Crap, Some Dudes Invented A Flame-Throwing Drone

The world has already seen a drone that shoots paintballs and a drone that shoots bullets. Now, thanks to a research team from Nebraska, there is a drone that shoots fire balls. But don’t freak out — it’s for a good cause.

This Drone Stays Airborne For As Long As You Need

Like most modern technology, drones suffer from the fact they they have finite power sources. Now a Boston-based CyPhy Works has launched a commercial version of its Persistent Aerial Reconnaissance and Communications (PARC) which stays up in the air indefinitely — but it’s not as magical as it sounds.

The US Federal Bureau Of Prisons Wants An Anti-Drone System

Prisons have a well-documented problem with inmates using small quadrotor drones to sneak contraband in. Since posting guards with #8 birdshot doesn’t seem to have been working, the US Federal Bureau of Prisons is now looking for a less redneck solution.

This Dramatic High-Speed Drone Chase Is Actually A Demo Of MIT's Self-Flying UAV

UAVs are great, but most of them are also dumb as a sack of batteries and plastic. So dumb, in fact, that they have a whole chapter of YouTube devoted to their crashes. But a PhD student at MIT thinks he’s figured out a way to give them brains — or the next best thing.

Robots Could Be Better Than Drones For Deliveries -- If They Don't Get Beaten Up, That Is

Remember what happened to hitchBOT this summer? You know, the hitchhiking humanoid that was ripped limb from limb two weeks into its solo journey? Because two of the original founders of Skype want to make robots that will similarly traverse streets, in order to ship goods to your house. It could be a great alternative to delivery drones… assuming the ‘bots make it to your doorstep in one piece.

Learn To Take Drone Photographs That Are Breathtaking Art

Photographer Eric Cheng has captured some of the most dramatic natural phenomena on Earth with drones. And now he has a new book, Aerial Photography and Videography Using Drones, about learning the the art of drone photography.

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