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Master the basics of robotics with 84% off of this Arduino course and e-book bundle

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Rad Dad of the Year Takes Daughter Snowboarding on His Back

Now this is how you get kids stoked on snowboarding. Josh Dirksen spent his winter in Oregon filming for the TransWorld movie, Insight, in order to …

Cormorant/AirMule UAV completes first autonomous flight

A lot has happened since we first heard about the AirMule, a prototype VTOL (Vertical Takeoff and Landing) aircraft that features internal rotor …

Remote Controls

The Man Used A Drone To Catch His Cheating Wife Speaks Out: ‘We Had A Big Blowout’

<i>Warning: language NSFW!</i><p>Two days ago a YouTube account under the name YOAG uploaded the above video called “Drone used to catch cheating wife,” the sole video in the account. In it, a scorned husband details about how he had suspected his wife of 18 years cheating on him, but both times he tried to …

Drones

This Gadget Could Save You Big Bucks on Your Power Bill

My electrician had his doubts — and I have to admit that I did, too. As he looped a pair of clamps around my home’s main electrical lines, he told me …

Passenger plane approaching Heathrow 'in near-miss with drone 650ft to the east of the Shard'

A passenger plane flying near the Shard had a "very near-miss" with a drone as it approached Heathrow Airport, an official report has revealed.<p>The drone, described as black and about 50cm (20in) wide, was spotted out of the right flight deck window at about 12.45pm on July 18, the UK Airprox Board …

This $5 device can hack password-protected computers in just 30 seconds

Even the strongest passwords are fallible, and as Samy Kamkar demonstrates, sometimes it doesn’t take much.<p>Kamkar’s new exploit, PoisonTap, uses free software and a $5 Raspberry Pi Zero microcomputer. After attaching the Raspberry Pi to a USB adapter and plugging it in, the device goes to work. In …

Disney will use hundreds of swarming drones in its holiday light show

Fireworks are great. They tap into some Neanderthalic love we harbor for watching things on fire explode. But fireworks are also expensive, difficult to set up in large quantities, and can’t be reused. What if you could replace them with drones?<p>Mickey is trying it out. Today, Disney and Intel are …

Los Angeles

Watchdog seeks broadband advertising changes to ensure speed expectations met

A watchdog has called for more changes to broadband advertising after finding that consumers have a low understanding of the speed they need and are unlikely to receive the headline claims quoted by providers.<p>A study for the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) found that consumers have a "low …

Test-Driven Development for the Uninitiated

Like many software developers fresh out of college, I felt I had a firm grasp of computer science but a less-than-strong knowledge of industry …

Officers risk lives to get suspected bomb away from crowds

Watch "New Day" and "CNN Newsroom" each Friday to see inspiring stories of officers going above and beyond the call of duty.<p><b>New York (CNN) —</b> New York Police Sgt. Hameed Armani came to New York on a calling. After growing up in Afghanistan and seeing death all around him, Armani says, he wanted to …

Illegal shops in Calais 'jungle' cannot be destroyed, court rules, as charities say numbers surpass 9,000

A French court has rejected a state request to tear down more than 70 "illegal shops" inside Calais' notorious "jungle" as associations say the numbers in the migrant camp have swollen to 9,000.<p>Lille's administrative court rejected the request by the state "prefecture" of the …