Marcel Hirscher, the best alpine skier in the world, recently competed in a World Cup event in Madonna di Campiglio, Italy. A few seconds into his second slalom run, he was very nearly crushed by a falling camera drone.
A man was detained, questioned, and released after flying a camera-toting drone around the stadium during the Chiefs-Panthers preseason game.
On Friday, after winning the Stanley Cup, Kings fans celebrated outside the Staples Center under the watchful eye of a quadcopter-mounted camera. In the most L.A. move ever, they brought it out of the sky with a commemorative T-shirt, whacked it with a skateboard on its way down, and chanted "We Got the Drone!"
France manager Didier Deschamps claims that a drone observed his squad's training camp in Ribeirão Preto, Brazil, right before his team plays their first game of the World Cup.
The machines are revolting. Be prepared.
Last month, the Nationals were seen using a four-rotor drone to take publicity photos. The FAA took issue. "No, we didn't get it cleared, but we don't get our pop flies cleared either and those go higher than this thing did," a team official told the AP afterward. Which pretty neatly sums up the FAA's conundrum with…
See, not all drones are terrifying machines that rain death from above. Some of them are just chill little quad copters with camera's attached to them that are perfectly suited to capture surfers doing awesome things. This drone is cool with us, bro.
The Consumer Electronics Show, held in Vegas every year during the second-ish week in January, is an odd duck. Everyone is desperate to talk to you and show you things and shake your hand and trample you on the show floor and so forth. But (and this is my third time being here) there's often little that truly grabs…
For all the contentiousness of the presidential debates, both parties could agree on one thing: Flaming death from the sky, now and forever. The use of unmanned drones to surveil and occasionally blow up brown people is so accepted as a matter of course, the Worldwide Leader in Sports didn't hesitate to add its…