Why The New York Times Is Naming Names In CIA Drone Story

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Baquet said the officials are not undercover agents carrying out clandestine operations in the field, but rather figures with significant roles in “one of the major issues in modern American warfare.” The CIA is now playing a “quasi-military role” through the drone program, a departure from its traditional functions that deserves scrutiny.

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Nepal earthquake: Drone footage of Kathmandu devastation – BBC News

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Amateur drone footage has been released showing the extent of the devastation caused by the earthquake in Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu.

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In a world-first, new docking system means drones can refuel in mid-air

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Using an off-the-shelf, but highly-modified fixed-wing UAV — which generally has a battery life of around an hour — the Sydney University team spent years working on a process that would allow a UAV to dock and refuel or recharge while in flight, Wilson told Mashable Australia.

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This insane Chevrolet concept car could be the car you drive (or that drives you) in 2030 – Quartz

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Have you ever wanted to drive the Batmobile, or the DeLorean, or some crazy synthesis of the two? If the answer is “yes,” which it should be, you might be in luck. The American auto maker Chevrolet unveiled its futuristic FNR concept car at the Shanghai auto show last week, and to say it looks cool would be a serious understatement.

via This insane Chevrolet concept car could be the car you drive (or that drives you) in 2030 – Quartz.

via This insane Chevrolet concept car could be the car you drive (or that drives you) in 2030 – Quartz.