October 2017

David Anderson’s mental storyboard has grown exponentially in the past year. Anderson, the owner and creative director at Columbia-based Chimaeric Motion Pictures, recently partnered with Aerial Playground owner Marcus Batton to purchase a Freefly Alta 8 drone. It has eight rotors, can carry up to 20 pounds of camera and equipment, and retails for around […]

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The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Yuneec/Business Insider The Insider Pick: The humble drone has come a long way over the last few years. Even cheaper drones now offer excellent image quality, flying features, and other great […]

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Oct. 31–JEFFERSONVILLE, IN– On Saturday, the people coming up to Jeffersonville’s firefighters at the Save the Fieldhouse Craft Bazaar weren’t grimly bringing up the opioid crisis or devastating fires. Instead, they were smiling and laughing with the city employees. The cause of their joy, said fire Sgt. Justin Ames, was a lighthearted prank war between […]

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The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Yuneec/Business Insider The Insider Pick: The humble drone has come a long way over the last few years. Even cheaper drones now offer excellent image quality, flying features, and other great […]

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JEFFERSONVILLE — On Saturday, the people coming up to Jeffersonville’s firefighters at the Save the Fieldhouse Craft Bazaar weren’t grimly bringing up the opioid crisis or devastating fires. Instead, they were smiling and laughing with the city employees. The cause of their joy, said fire Sgt. Justin Ames, was a lighthearted prank war between Jeffersonville’s […]

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(TNS) — When two bodies were found this week at a home in rural Descanso, the scene of an apparent murder-suicide, sheriff’s deputies deployed an investigative tool that’s becoming common for the department in homicide cases. They sent in a drone. “I can’t think of one recently where we didn’t have a drone,” said homicide […]

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CIA paramilitary forces are expanding partner operations in Afghanistan to hunt and kill high level Taliban operatives, The New York Times reports. These CIA missions will reportedly include both paramilitary personnel of the CIA along with U.S. special operations forces detailed to the agency for specific missions. The use of special operations forces allows hunter […]

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Search and rescue is a dangerous job, but these drones aim to make it easier and safer. In the aftermath of a natural disaster, search and rescue operations can be both dangerous and tedious. Whether it is flooded roadways, downed power lines, fires, or other dangers, these hazards can impede rescue workers attempts to find […]

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