Travel by Drone: The Latest in Armchair Travel

Every so often the world of armchair travel shakes up with a new revelation. Now, we have something else that’s taking remote wanderlusting to a whole new level: drones. While much of the media associates drones with militaristic projects, these machines can also capture beautiful panoramas from stuning vantage points most of us don’t have the privilege of enjoying — we rarely see a bird’s-eye view of the world. Continue reading “Travel by Drone: The Latest in Armchair Travel”

Watch fireworks explode all around you in this GoPro drone copter video

With the Fourth of July being just a couple of days past, most of you probably still have vivid memories of the fireworks show in your area. Watching fireworks means seeing colorful explosions in the sky from a distance. And as spectacular as they may look, we always see them from the same ground-level perspective. Continue reading “Watch fireworks explode all around you in this GoPro drone copter video”

Airdog Action Sports Drone

If you happen to be an adrenaline junkie and would like to capture your action shots from different perspectives without having to rely on a helmet mounted camera, then this particular Kickstarter project might just be your cup of tea. Known as the Airdog, this is an action sports quadcopter drone that will follow you with the help of a GPS signal, keeping up with you whenever you are active. Continue reading “Airdog Action Sports Drone”

Aerial Drones Reveal Hidden Archaeology

Archaeologists spend much of their professional lives in holes, digging deep underground to discover the remains of ancient communities and cultures. But now, some of them are taking to the skies—with a little help from drones. By outfitting these unmanned craft with thermal cameras, archaeologists have discovered a new and affordable way of seeing what’s underground while flying high above it. Continue reading “Aerial Drones Reveal Hidden Archaeology”