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The Case for a Robot-in-Chief

The Case for a Robot-in-Chief

John Feffer  04.23.2015
In the next election, I fully expect to see our first woman president. But after that, I think we should break another glass ceiling. It's...
Drone Containing Traces Of Radiation Lands On Roof Of Japanese PM's Office

Drone Containing Traces Of Radiation Lands On Roof Of Japanese PM's Office

AP  04.22.2015
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese authorities said they were investigating after a small drone laced with traces of radiation was found Wednesday...
Companies Urge FAA To Speed Up Use Of Drones In Disaster Response

Companies Urge FAA To Speed Up Use Of Drones In Disaster Response

Reuters  04.21.2015
WASHINGTON, April 21 (Reuters) - U.S. companies including insurers and aerospace manufacturers urged federal aviation regulators on Tuesday...
Obama's Triple Crown

Obama's Triple Crown

John Feffer  04.16.2015
President Obama has nearly two years to make the rapprochements with Iran and Cuba irreversible. If he can do that, and bring about a ceasefire...
No Matter Who Wins the White House, the New Boss Will Be the Same as the Old Boss

No Matter Who Wins the White House, the New Boss Will Be the Same as the Old Boss

John W. Whitehead  04.15.2015
Consider the following a much-needed reality check, an antidote if you will, against an overdose of overhyped campaign announcements, lofty...

Pledge of Allegiance Incident Proves We Need More Critical Thinking

Steve Siebold  04.14.2015
It's time to take control of our own lives and start thinking for ourselves. Shouldn't American citizens have the freedom to live their...
FAA Approves Amazon For Drone Testing, Again

FAA Approves Amazon For Drone Testing, Again

Reuters  04. 9.2015
April 9 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc has won approval from U.S. federal regulators to test a delivery drone outdoors, less than a month after...
Why Stephen Hawking and Bill Gates Are Terrified of Artificial Intelligence

Why Stephen Hawking and Bill Gates Are Terrified of Artificial Intelligence

James Barrat  04. 9.2015
We don't know how to control super-intelligent machines. How long until a thinking machine -- a smart killer robot, for example -- learns...
Manhunters, Inc.

Manhunters, Inc.

Gregoire Chamayou  04. 7.2015
Initially, the English word "drone" meant both an insect and a sound. It was not until the outbreak of World War II that it began to take...

Time to Fix US-Iran Policy

Warren J. Blumenfeld  04. 6.2015
I believe now is the time -- actually, it has been the time for decades now -- to consider new forms of leadership, not only in the Middle...
We Can't Stop Watching This Epic 'Operation: Save The Date' Video

We Can't Stop Watching This Epic 'Operation: Save The Date' Video

Katie Sola  04. 3.2015
Just when we think we've hit saturation point with viral wedding videos, something comes along and surprises us. Tyler Macniven and Kelly...
Drone Captures East Village Explosion Aftermath From The Sky

Drone Captures East Village Explosion Aftermath From The Sky

Andy Campbell  03.27.2015
As more than 250 firefighters swarmed the East Village of Manhattan to quell the flames caused by a building explosion Thursday, Saxon...
Algorithms for Elephants and Rhinos

Algorithms for Elephants and Rhinos

Celia Black  03.25.2015
The illegal wildlife trade is emerging as one of the world's most lucrative criminal activities. Well-organized syndicates operating as...

Delivering Products With Drones Is Coming Sooner Than You Think

Ira Kalb  03.24.2015
There are some interesting technologies available (and on the horizon) that might provide a solution to the problems related to physically...