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54-propeller superdrone lifts off with a person inside

I've looked at little quadcopter drones and thought, "Gosh, if I could just shrink down to mouse size, that would be a lot of fun to ride around on."<p>YouTube user gasturbine101 apparently looked at a drone and thought, "I could harness the power of a million drones and use them as my personal flying …

Drum Teacher Dov Skipper: Drum Lessons in Surrey, Kent & London

Drum Lessons<p><b>I teach private drum lessons</b> from my drum studio in South Godstone which is on the Surrey / Kent borders and close to Junction 6 on the …

Jim Chapin Throwback Thursday From the MI Vault

Drummer Cafe — Drum and Percussion Education, Entertainment, Excellence

THOUGHTS<p>"Roy Burns is not only a great drummer that I used to listen to when I was growing up playing and practicing in Brooklyn, but he is a great …

The Killers Enlist Danielle Haim to Play Drums in San Francisco

The Killers and Haim are both in San Francisco this weekend for appearances at the Outside Lands Festival, and they took advantage of the situation …

Twitter 101: How To Get More Clicks, Retweets, And Reach

Find out which words are retweeted most, what time of day is best to post, which hashtags to add to your tweets–and how to figure out if your new tricks of social media are working.<p>Last week Buffer had the great pleasure of co-hosting a webinar with Twitter (yes, THAT Twitter!)<p>During the webinar, I …

Sony's Digital Paper aims to wipe out paper, forgets we already have tablets

Sony has unfolded a new digital paper product that it has imaginatively called Digital Paper.<p>Like actual paper, it lets you make notes and highlight …

2014 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 First Drive

Putting the G in Unglaublich: Ridiculous toys don't get more fun than this<p>The most flabbergasting aspect of the 2014 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 isn’t that it exists, but that it’s a production vehicle. As in, you can buy one. AMG has already built nearly 60 units so far this year. I just spent a …

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Ricky Lawson, Drummer on Whitney Houston’s ‘I Will Always Love You,’ Dead at 59

Ricky Lawson, a studio drummer who collaborated with Michael Jackson, Eric Clapton, and Whitney Houston, among other greats, has died. According to …

Boris Johnson drums up trade in China

The Great British Brands Festival, Mayor of London Boris Johnson shows off his skill on the drums while advising the Chinese attendees to "think British" and "come to London".<p>The Mayor is a six day trade mission to <b>China</b>, flying the flag for British industry in a country that is increasingly …

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Dyson denounced as 'patent troll' by Samsung

Samsung is suing Dyson for 10 million won (about £5.6 million) over a dispute in which it claims its reputation was harmed when it was accused of …

Seventh grader builds a braille printer with $350 worth of Legos

When Lego revealed its line of EV3 Mindstorms robots last year, Bay Area tech companies came up with some very goofy applications. 12-year-old Santa …

Why Fads Fade: The Inevitable Death Of Flappy Bird

<i>Editor’s Note: This article is adapted from Hooked: A Guide to Building Habit-Forming Products, a new book by Nir Eyal and Ryan Hoover.</i><p>On February 8, 2014, an app called <i>Flappy Bird</i> held the coveted No. 1 spot in the Apple App Store. The app’s 29-year-old creator, Dong Nguyen, reported earning …

How In-app Purchases Have Destroyed The Industry

I don't like writing negative articles that don't include a solution to the problem, but in this case, there is no solution. The state of in-app …

In-App Purchases

Watch Felix Baumgartner plummet to Earth from space in HD first-person view, thanks to GoPro Hero2 footage - Pocket-lint

Do you want to know what it's like to freefall from space and simultaneously break the speed of sound? Well, just ask daredevil Felix …

Nasa to create the coldest spot in the universe. Can you guess where?

Nasa is going to use the International Space Station to create the coldest spot in the universe for the purpose of conducting previously impossible …

Zoom's H5 brings high-quality audio recording to budget-minded pros

Are you serious about capturing high-quality audio away from a studio, but not so serious that you need a do-everything recorder like Zoom's H6? You'll want to look into the company's newly unveiled H5, then. While it should match the H6's audio quality and can use the same stereo microphone …

Learning Modes and Scales: A Study Guide for Bassists

Q: I hope that you’ll be able to explain this problem. I learned so far that major and minor scales have certain patterns (i.e. minor steps: …

Build anything you want with Legos, in Chrome

Let's be honest: You're never too old to play with Legos. Thanks to the latest Chrome experiment (and a little help from WebGL) you can build whatever your heart desires directly from your browser. Using Maps, you're able to choose a location-specific plot before starting to build, brick by brick. …

Star-Studded Timelapse Video From Chile’s High-Desert

<b>When stargazers dream of the ultimate destination for looking up at the heavens, the high-altitude Atacama Desert in northern Chile likely stands at the top of the list.</b><p>Nature videographer Nicholas Buer recently shot this stunning film, taken over 12 days while he camped out in the San Pedro de …

Astronomers Get First Glimpse of Cosmic Web

Changing Planet<p>Computer simulations suggest that matter in the universe is distributed in a “cosmic web” of filaments, as seen in the image above from a large-scale dark-matter simulation. The inset is a zoomed-in, high-resolution image of a smaller part of the cosmic web, 10 million light-years …

Twitter Launches Card Analytics To Let Publishers Monitor Impressions, Clicks And More

In a move that could give brands and publishers more insight into what to tweet, today Twitter is rolling out Analytics For Twitter Cards. The dashboard shows impressions, URL clicks, and app installs of a publisher’s tweets and mentions by other users, as well as easy ways to measure favorites, …

NAMM Show 101

It's January, and you know what that means - it's NAMM Show time!<p>So, what the heck is the NAMM Show? Do you hear people talking about it, read about …

DJI's Phantom 2 Vision takes a stabilized camera to the sky, we go hands-on (video)

You may not have come across DJI before, but this brand is no stranger in the world of hobbyist drones. Even production studios use the company's gear for aerial videography, but that involves a lot more money than the average consumer can stomach -- DJI's three-axis camera gimbal alone can cost up …

GoEuro Gets “Multi-Million” Top-Up From Lakestar To Add More Markets To Its Journey Planner Platform

GoEuro, one of a raft of European startups attempting to simplify the tangled web of transport booking systems us ‘Old Worldian’ Europeans have to navigate if we wish to travel across borders, has topped up its funding level with a new post-seed round “multi-million” dollar investment from Lakestar.<p>…

The fabulous Peter Erskine at the pre #NAMM14 press event. What a gent. DtD. http://t.co/FB1nMvhMcR

Sudden Supernova In M82 Galaxy Rips Apart The Night Sky (A Bit)

Astronomers have been stunned by the appearance of a new supernova in the night sky.<p>A star in the galaxy M82 has exploded - or at least, the light …

Glyph “Personal Theater” Goggles Beat $250K Kickstarter Goal In Four Hours

It only took four hours for the Glyph, a head-mounted “personal theater” from Avegant, to reach its $250,000 funding goal on Kickstarter.<p>Unlike the Oculus Rift’s focus on virtual reality, or Google Glass which forces a heads-up display into every facet of life, the Glyph is a media-centric device. …

Did internet kill the radio star?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1047000/1047620_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534411249_e488844a3feeae3c65ea33129505dbc8<p><b>David Lowery, lead singer for the bands Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven, tells the BBC that illegal sharing of music files is sticking it to the</b> …

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