This Drone is Armed - But Not Like You Might Imagine

We're almost so used to the idea of weapons-toting drones, that finding a drone with a pair of actual arms is a little unusual. This quadcopter with a pair of arms is the brainchild of university professors, who clearly didn't think about the consequences of giving flying robots the ability to pick things up and run… » 9/26/14 2:11am Friday 2:11am

This Sticky Quadrotor Can Literally Be a Fly on the Wall

In the not too distant future the world is going to be abuzz with quadrotors flying about making deliveries, monitoring traffic, and of course spying on everyone: a skill this gecko-like craft is particularly adept at. Thanks to a special dry adhesive it's able to stick and unstick from surfaces, letting it land and… » 5/08/13 1:36pm 5/08/13 1:36pm

30 Quadrotors Form a Star Trek Constellation In the London Skyline

It's supposed to be an hour when everyone conserves energy by turning off the lights and other superfluous power drains. But apparently Paramount is still not up-to-speed on what Earth Hour is all about since over the weekend it celebrated the event by sending 30 quadrotor drones into the air, forming the Starfleet… » 3/25/13 8:25am 3/25/13 8:25am

Watch the Murderous Quadrotor Blooper Reel to Feel Better about the…

We've established many times over that quadrotors are going to kill you, probably in your sleep. And that's, you know, that's okay, we've come to terms with it. Or had, until we found out their crucial weakness: they're actually hilariously bad at quadrotoring. Watch, giggle, and hope that it's one of these fools… » 7/01/11 4:30pm 7/01/11 4:30pm