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FirstEnergy deploys drone power to protect nesting birds (video)

AKRON, Ohio - Akron-based FirstEnergy is using drone technology to protect the nests of osprey and eagles.<p>The power provider is sending up aerial …

Drones

Dramatic Footage From Some of the 65 Lives Drones Saved Last Year

Drones are often in the news for being nuisances or potentially dangerous to aircraft, but they've also brought quality aerial cameras into the hands …

Imaging

The Latest Research on Disciplining Children Will Make You a Better Parent—and a Better Spouse

Imagine, for a moment, that you are lying inside an MRI scanner. A giant plastic cylinder surrounds your head and shoulders, and the unit’s interior …

5 Investing Apps That Make Money Without You Thinking About It

It's time you got a rounding-up, socially responsible, Wall Street-occupying investment app.<p>Making money without thinking about it has never been …

DARPA wants new ideas for autonomous drone swarms

The Defense Department’s research wing is serious about putting drones into action, not just one by one but in coordinated swarms. The Offensive Swarm-Enabled Tactics program is kicking off its second “sprint,” a period of solicitation and rapid prototyping of systems based around a central theme. …

How to Create Amazing Videos With Your Drone - ExtremeTech

By on March 2, 2018 at 8:45 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Drones offer a simple and unique way …

Drones

Samsung patents a flying screen that could be used for hovering video

Samsung was awarded a patent by the US Patent and Trademark Office last week for what it's calling a "flying display device." The patent, spotted by <i>LetsGoDigital</i>, was filed for in 2016 and describes a drone-like device with a screen that could be capable of streaming video, like, for example, …

Four Reasons to Participate in the New York City Drone Film Festival

The most famous drone festival is coming next month in New York City. But it’s more than a simple film festival.<p>Here are four good reasons to check …

Drones

This One Chart Can Help You Retire Richer

Here are its key takeaways.<p>We’re all familiar with the caveat that past results are no guarantee of future performance. While that’s true, …

How to Get Wyoming Wind to California, and Cut 80% of U.S. Carbon Emissions - MIT Technology Review

Several miles south of Rawlins, Wyoming, on a cattle ranch east of the Continental Divide, construction crews have begun laying down roads and pads …

Natural Gas

Cable-laying drone wires up remote Welsh village

<b>A drone has helped bring superfast broadband services to an isolated Welsh village.</b><p>Cable company Openreach used the drone to avoid having to lay cable across "challenging" terrain that included woods, a river and steep hills.<p>The drone was flown across a section of forest near Pontfadog, Wrexham, to …

Scientists Discover 'Miracle' Mineral That Could Make Internet 1,000-times Faster

A rare mineral discovered in Russia in the 1830′s could hold the key to boosting internet speeds 1,000 times faster than today. The mineral, perovskite, has a number of incredible properties, many of which scientists are now realizing.<p>Perovskite (CaTiO3) is a calcium titanium oxide mineral, but the …

Perovskite

Meet the world's youngest self-made billionaire

<b>John Collison does not seem entirely comfortable with his somewhat impressive claim to fame - he is the world's youngest self-made billionaire.</b><p>Just 27, he otherwise seems a supremely confident business leader and excellent communicator.<p>But ask him about how wealthy he is, and you sense his …

5 Ways Venture Capitalists Think Completely Differently Than You (and How to Win Their Trust) | Inc.com

Venture capitalists can be a fabulous resource to get you on your feet when you're starting your business, not only because they can offer financial help, but because they're often genuinely interested in your industry and want to be influencers. But Shanna Tellerman, CEO and founder of Modsy, says …

Venture Capital

1 Simple Technique Made Warren Buffett Billions. Here's How You Can Use It for Your Business | Inc.com

My mind on my money, money on my mind. If you owe me ten dollars, you ain't giving me nine. --Jay-Z<p>With an estimated net worth of $76 billion (that's growing steadily), Warren Buffett is unquestionably one of the most successful investors in history.<p>Over his 52-year stint as CEO of Berkshire …

Investing

China Claims To Have Built A Version Of NASA's 'Impossible Engine' That Uses NO Fuel

For it to work it actually has to break the laws of physics.<p>The USSR-USA space race might be history, but China has confirmed that NASA still has …

Kids heading to high school? Here’s when to take control and when to let go.

Parenting through transitions is tough, especially when you’re not sure how much to let go in that next stage. That may not be more true than when your child moves to high school.<p>As middle school and college admissions experts, our knowledge bookends some of your child’s most transformative years. …

Parenting

Herrera Bladeless Drone

Winner of a 2016 Red Dot Design Concept award, the Bladeless Drone from Mexico's Edgar Herrera takes on the two biggest problems with traditional …

Leave the Drones to Tesla

Did you know that Nikola Tesla patented a drone before there were drones?! Over 100 years ago he called these imagined vessels as being used to carry …

This Founder Grew His Company 800 Percent Annually (and He's Sharing His Secret) | Inc.com

It doesn't matter what you're selling. Product or service, if you don't have a good way of finding and communicating with truly qualified prospects, your sales numbers are going to stink worse than Limburger cheese in sweaty gym shoes. Fortunately, modern artificial intelligence is every bit as …

Making an insurance claim? Expect to see a drone

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>After a windstorm tore roof shingles off his house, Nick Ragone of Rochester, New York, …

Best drone photos from Dronestagram's 2017 contest

<b>(CNN) —</b> Surely the time of Peak Drone -- when the skies over beauty spots become perilous battle zones for hobby photographers -- cannot be far away. Until then, we love nothing more than marveling at the word as seen from a buzzing aerial bot.<p>Especially when Dronestagram, a site for sharing some …

Photography

3 Roth IRA Tips That Could Help Earn You Thousands

Here are three things you may not have considered when it comes to Roth IRA investing.<p>A Roth IRA can be an excellent way to save for retirement. You …

Defibrillator drones are four times faster than ambulances

With less than 10 percent of people surviving an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, the time it takes to get a defibrillator to a patient can be the …

The financial dangers of separation without divorce

While divorce will for most people trigger enormous emotional and financial stress, separating without the formality of divorce can also be financially disastrous.<p>This was highlighted in a recent case concerning a couple married for only three weeks and separated for almost 30 years afterwards. …

How to shoot and edit those crazy Inception style drone photos

If you have been following anything drone related lately chances are you have seen one of the mind bending images like above that are very …

Tutorials

7 Tips for Taking Flawless Drone Photos

Cover photo: Windsor Spitfires by Michael Tighe<p>Finding new and unique perspectives is a great way to create interesting and engaging photographs. …

Landscape Photography

How to fly drones for journalism in the U.S.

About six months ago, we bought a drone to help us cover stories at the Yakima Herald-Republic, a daily newspaper in Yakima, Washington. We’d seen …

Airspace

This Drone Music Video Lights Up the Desert Like an Alien Encounter

For Unkle’s “The Road,” German filmmaker Norbert Schoerner turns a barren desert into a contrasting palette of light and shadow.<p>Stark desert landscapes are lit into surreality by 1,000 watts of flying LEDs in this music video for electronic band Unkle's track "The Road." The song is the title track …

This drone timelapse video is a great way to spend the next 47 seconds

Shooting video from a drone can offer a unique look at the world, and that has helped drone videos become one of the most popular trends on the …