We often think of drones as distant hovering sparrows in the sky, buzzing and cooing, firing off the occasional Hellfire missile. But they're enormous flying machines with massive wingspans. And when they crash, they sure leave a giant flaming mark.
Missing: 10-foot long, 150-pound wooden cigarette. Last Seen: the front yard of Silver Spring, MD resident Jeannie Roule. If you have any information: contact local authorities right away.
I'm not sure if I should be more impressed that this Prince George's County criminal has successfully knocked over a string of banks without being caught or the fact that he had the balls to rob them while threatening to detonate a nuclear weapon.
A team from the Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland is hoping to take to the skies in their human-powered helicopter tomorrow.
As part of Saturday's International Observe the Moon Night, NASA fired a ton of lasers at the moon. They weren't declaring war on alien life form, or trying to melt the cheese, but instead tracking the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.