This Vertical Take-Off Drone is Like Your Own Mini Harrier Jet
MakeZine by Jeremy Cook / 10min //
Quadcopters are great at hovering, but don’t have long range. Fixed-wing aircraft can travel long distances quickly, but don’t like to stay in one place above the ground. The Crossblade SkyProwler solves both of those problems. The hybrid aircraft is a remote controlled quadcopter with wings, or a plane with […]Read more on MAKE
70 maps that explain America
The United States of America is many things. It is the world’s most powerful country, and one of its largest. It is a history of political revolution and social progress, as well as a legacy of slavery and genocide. In one sense, mapping the United States should be a simple matter of displaying borders and geography. But America is a complex nation with a long and fascinating history that could never be captured in a single frame. Here’s a glance at America’s past and present, in 70 maps.