Hector Segura

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Spectre trailer: is that helicopter barrel roll even possible?

The helicopter barrel roll is the most spectacular thing in the new Spectre trailer, and an aviation expert has confirmed it is perfectly possible.<p>Mike Buckley, a helicopter pilot and spokesman for the British Airline Pilots Association, identified the helicopter as a BO105.<p>“It is possible to fly a …

Aviation

"Between the World and Me": Ta-Nehisi Coates Extended Interview on Being Black in America

<b>JUAN GONZÁLEZ:</b> "Here is what I would like for you to know: In America, it is traditional to destroy the black body—it is heritage." Those are the …

Black History

Man Shoots Down Drone, Lawyers Scratch Their Heads

Is it wrong to shoot a robo-trespasser?<p>Shooting down a small drone is hard. But determining whether people should be allowed to do so may prove more difficult still. A man in New Jersey fired a shotgun at his neighbor's drone, and as the quadcopter crashed to the ground, the incident raised new …

Drones

How to Survive Absolutely Anything

Hurricanes, floods, wildfires, tornadoes and other disasters can turn a region upside down in a day. And for some unlucky families the crisis may last for weeks if not months.<p>Disaster planning begins before you even choose your home, with a simple investigation of the risks that you will face. Is …