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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: A Supreme Autocrat Not a Shia Messiah

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: A Supreme Autocrat Not a Shia Messiah

07.28.2014
A recent tactical shift in Ayatollah Khamenei's policies indicate that he has increasingly become less powerful or "Supreme" as the mainstream...
Are 'Dronies' The New Selfies?

Are 'Dronies' The New Selfies?

Lisa_Miller  07.26.2014
Selfies are so last season. Meet "dronies," the cooler, more adventurous, amped-up sibling of the oft-maligned selfie. A "dronie" is...
Why <i>24</i> Lived Another Day and Will Live Again

Why 24 Lived Another Day and Will Live Again

07.24.2014
Given that the show had seemed near played out when it ended its eight-season run four years ago, the question is why the longest-running...
You'll Spend All Day On This Gorgeous Drone Map

You'll Spend All Day On This Gorgeous Drone Map

Emily Thomas  07.23.2014
Think of it as a better version of Google Street View, because it has drones. A new website, TravelByDrone, lets people from around the...
This Congressman Hired A Commercial Drone For His Wedding

This Congressman Hired A Commercial Drone For His Wedding

By JOAN LOWY  07.16.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration indicated Wednesday that it is investigating whether a video of a congressman's...
Drones: A Data Narrative

Drones: A Data Narrative

07.16.2014
Drones have possessed several names: remotely piloted vehicles, unmanned aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles. Only recently have they been...
What I Don't Like About Life in the American Police State

What I Don't Like About Life in the American Police State

07.16.2014
I don't like being treated as if my only value to the government is as a source of labor and funds. I don't like being viewed as a consumer...
Yes, You Can Now Have A Drone Photograph Your Wedding

Yes, You Can Now Have A Drone Photograph Your Wedding

Taryn Hillin  07.16.2014
When it comes to wedding photography, the sky's the limit -- literally. Iowa-based Picture Perfect Portrait and Design is offering a...
This Is What Planet Earth Looks Like, From A Drone

This Is What Planet Earth Looks Like, From A Drone

Katherine Brooks  07.16.2014
The future of photography seems increasingly dependent on the advancement of unconventional devices. Forget the SLR, photo nerds are eagerly...
Why Drone Enthusiasts All Over The Country Are Getting Arrested

Why Drone Enthusiasts All Over The Country Are Getting Arrested

Gerry Smith  07.11.2014
Last fall, a Brooklyn man was arrested after his drone struck two Manhattan skyscrapers and crashed 20 feet away from a pedestrian. In...
Amazon Seeks FAA's Permission To Test Delivery Drones

Amazon Seeks FAA's Permission To Test Delivery Drones

Deepa Seetharaman  07.11.2014
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is seeking permission from U.S. regulators to test its delivery drones near Seattle, as part of...
Officials: U.S. Drone Strike In Pakistan Kills 6

Officials: U.S. Drone Strike In Pakistan Kills 6

07.10.2014
DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) — Two Pakistani intelligence officials say a suspected American drone strike has killed six militants...
Islamic State's Soothing System

Islamic State's Soothing System

07. 7.2014
The followers of ISIS and similar groups seek to address their economic, existential and even sexual anxieties and drives by embracing...
U.S. Moves Toward Opening Skies For Commercial Drones

U.S. Moves Toward Opening Skies For Commercial Drones

07. 7.2014
By Alwyn Scott and Jennifer Saba SEATTLE/NEW YORK, July 6 (Reuters) - The U.S. air safety regulator is drafting rules to...