Gaylon Adams

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Consumer drones are coming, and they will change everything

I recently spent a week flying the DJI Phantom 2 Vision quadcopter. It’s a 2.5 pound drone with an attached camera and easy flight controls, and I …

Delivery drones are coming: Jeff Bezos promises half-hour shipping with Amazon Prime Air

Jeff Bezos is nothing if not a showman. Amazon's CEO loves a good reveal, and took the opportunity afforded by a <i>60 Minutes</i> segment to show off his company's latest creation: drones that can deliver packages up to 5 pounds to your house in less than half an hour. They're technically octocopters, as …

Dallas Motorcade in Pictures

President Visits Texas in Pictures

The Week in Review: The 50th Anniversary of the JFK Assassination

Inside Flipboard / November 22, 2013<p>This week marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The youngest elected …

The Kennedy Camelot Years in Pictures

JFK and the hope that lingers

Fifty years ago this fall, as he broke ground at Amherst College for a library named in honor of Robert Frost, John F. Kennedy testified to the power of poetry in public life.<p>“When power leads man towards arrogance,” he said, “poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the areas of …

Jack Ruby in Pictures

A history of experimental planes and flying machines from the 1950s - Telegraph

Throwback Thursday - Funny Feather Hat

DecaWave chip adds accuracy when locating indoor objects

Misplaced your defibrillator again? Can't find the dog? Trying to keep track of your warehouse's forklifts?<p>An Irish chip designer called DecaWave has announced its first chip, the ScenSor DW1000, designed to let customers locate objects indoors with a precision of 10 centimeters, or about 4 inches. …

Google Barge to feature sails, be temporary exhibit space

The once-mysterious Google Barge is becoming less and less so every day.<p>A new report from The San Francisco Chronicle suggests that the large structure currently under construction in San Francisco Bay is intended to be a large exhibition space, covered in sails, and meant to be docked in various …

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Netflix To Get Four Exclusive Marvel TV Shows, One Miniseries

Ad By Carbon Ads<p>Toby Wellington | Thursday, November 7th, 2013<p>In a massive new deal, Netflix and Disney announced today that the two would be pairing …

Google barge mystery solved: they're for 'interactive learning centers'

Internet giant Google says it is exploring using two large barges on the east and west coasts as interactive learning centers.<p>A statement released Wednesday from Google's press center helps end weeks of speculation about the purpose of structures on two barges, one being built in the San Francisco …