<

Incredible drone footage of a flowing lava river

It looks like a giant fire scaled dragon snaking its body across the scorched Earth. Or like the fire brick road that leads you into Mordor. Any way my imagination tries to spin it, the reality is that it looks awesome. And the reality is that it’s drone footage from Iceland of flowing lava from a volcano that… »8/14/15 8:20pm8/14/15 8:20pm

Sturgis Bike Rally From Above: Drone's-Eye View Of The Madness

Sturgis is a small town in western South Dakota with a year-round population of less than 7,000 people. Yet every year more than a hundred thousand bikers descend on that tiny town for the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. This year being the 75th anniversary the numbers are even higher. But of course they haven’t just… »8/09/15 2:26pm8/09/15 2:26pm

Trippy drone video wrecks brains by flipping the world upside down

I don't know why this is so unsettling. The eerie music and the fact that the drone is taking footage from abandoned places doesn't help but it's also mostly because the world is literally flipped upside down and my normally aligned brain can't begin to process that without melting a little bit. »2/06/15 12:41am2/06/15 12:41am

Desperate guy jumps into freezing water to save falling drone

I don't know why I find this so funny, but I can't avoid laughing every time I see this video of a dude flying his DJI Phantom 2 drone for the first time—only to see it fall into the water after running out of power. Watch the video to see him struggling in the water to save it at the very last second. »1/09/15 7:53am1/09/15 7:53am

Fly On Board With These Quadrotors Racing Through a Forest


The Phantom Menace has approximately one good scene: the bit where people race through canyons at high speed while people shoot at them. Although reality might not quite be up to jet engines and high-powered rifles quite yet, a group of quadrotor hobbyists have managed to replicate the first-person thrill of racing a… »10/10/14 3:00am10/10/14 3:00am

The new Predator drone cockpit looks like a dream gaming setup

General Atomics has a new cockpit for their MQ-1 Predators and MQ-9 Reapers, two of the most common hunt-and-kill drones used by the USAF, capable of destroying basically any ground—and some air—targets. It looks like a dream gaming setup. Heck, it even includes a gamepad (check out that guy's lap.) »7/17/14 3:49pm7/17/14 3:49pm