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The U.S. Postal Service Can Be Saved!

Martin Shapiro | Posted 07.06.2014 | Books
Martin Shapiro

In the not-too-distant future, the United States' lower airspace will be abuzz with all manner of pilotless delivery UAVs, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, commonly called drones.

WATCH: Britain's ‘God Of Thunder' Drone Hits The Skies

Posted 02.07.2014 | World

In a major boost for the growing spread of drone technology, a British-made fighter drone has successfully completed secret test flights, the British...

Phantom Drone Captures Beautiful Images Of Medieval French Castles, Monuments

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Drones: They're not just for slaughtering people from the air and marketing gimmicks anymore. Researcher Max Nanao has used the evolving technology...

Now Civilians Are Officially Allowed To Fly Drones

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Federal regulators say they have certified two types of unmanned aircraft for civilian use, a milestone expected to lead to the first ap...

General Atomics, Recently Penalized for Breach of Contract, Gets $28 Million of Your Tax Dollars

Derrick Crowe | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics
Derrick Crowe

The U.S. government thinks giving Neal Blue and General Atomics $28 million is important enough to merit forgoing possible alternative uses of the money. Let's consider one of those trade-offs for a moment.

China New Force In Drone Warfare

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 05.03.2013 | World

BEIJING -- Determined to kill or capture a murderous Mekong River drug lord, China's security forces considered a tactic they'd never tried before: ca...

Lawmakers Express Concern Over Drone Use In U.S. Skies

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Before thousands of civilian drones begin flying in U.S. skies, Congress should take steps to protect the public's privacy and prev...

LOOK: Mysterious Satellite Image Triggers 'Drone' Speculation

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 06.19.2012 | Science

A satellite image of what appears to be an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), or drone, at a Lockheed Martin facility has fueled speculation about what th...

At U.S. Border, Expensive Drones Generate Lots of Buzz, Few Results

Andrew Becker | Posted 08.18.2012 | Politics
Andrew Becker

A pilotless aircraft may have awed the failed migrants, but such success stories about U.S. Customs and Border Protection's quarter-billion-dollar drone program come in short supply, according to a Homeland Security Department inspector general's report released Monday.

Cyberweapons, Drone Strikes Circumvent Congress' Constitutional Authority

Rep. Dennis Kucinich | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics
Rep. Dennis Kucinich

The United States' use of cyberweapons against Iran threatens to undermine the critical and sensitive ongoing negotiations over Iran's nuclear program.

The Ghost and the Machine

Kathy Kelly | Posted 04.30.2012 | World
Kathy Kelly

Fazillah, age 25, lives in Maidan Shar, the central city of Afghanistan's Wardak province. She married about six years ago, and gave birth to a son, Aymal, who just turned five. His father was killed by an American bomber plane, remote-controlled by computer.

How Fast Can Birds Fly? New Study Shows Speed Limit

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Searles | Posted 01.23.2012 | Science

The Northern Goshawk is nature's little speed-demon. It zooms through forests in search of prey, while constantly dodging tree-tops and underbrush. Ho...

PHOTOS: Cutting Edge Drones

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 01.06.2012 | Science

President Barack Obama unveiled his defense strategy, which features an emphasis on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) or Drones. This coming fresh o...

US Unveils 'Star Wars' Lasers To Shoot Drones At UK Airshow (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In a collaborative effort with the U.S. Navy, defense contractor Raytheon Missile Systems has unveiled a high-power, solid-state laser weapon with the...

One in Three Killed By Drones in Pakistan Is a Civilian

Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Derrick Crowe

A new report from the New America Foundation states that one of every three people killed in the U.S.'s not-so-secret drone war in Pakistan is a civil...

Israel's New Drone Not for Use Against Iran

Jeremy White | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeremy White

While I am sure that hinting at proof that Israel is gearing up to carry out a military strike against Iran sells newspapers, this is certainly not any such proof.