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Watch firefighters blast drone out of sky with hose

In drone versus firehose there is one clear winner. But was the drone controller invading privacy, or are the firefighters guilty of destroying his property?

By June 10, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily: Cloud Cast is air conditioning that follows you around

An Italian architect and MIT's Senseable City Lab have teamed up to create an air-conditioning system that only cools when it detects a person underneath it, cutting energy and water costs in sweltering desert locations like Dubai.

By February 17, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 130: Firefighting robots, BitTorrent's original content plans and more

On today's show, we show you a robot putting out fires on naval ships, discuss BitTorrent's plans to start cranking out original content and check out a smart air-conditioning system that follows you around a room.

By February 17, 2015

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Firefighters testing new technology after Hot Shot deaths

Technology previously used by the military could give fire crews an edge as they battle wildfires. The Wave Relay system, which uses Android devices, enables two-way, real-time voice and video communications, even in remote areas. As CNET's Sumi Das reports, the Prescott, Ariz., fire department, which lost 19 Hot Shot firefighters last year, is testing the technology.

By August 7, 2014

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Drone delivers bundle of drugs to prison yard, causes serious hoopla

When a package containing heroin, marijuana and tobacco lands in a prison yard, things go pretty much the way you'd expect.

By August 4, 2015

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Human Torch drone disturbs and wows with fiery flying

"Fantastic Four" is coming this week, and we have a nifty publicity stunt in the form of a flying drone version of the Human Torch.

By August 5, 2015

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Drones disrupt efforts to fight California wildfire

As a wildfire rages, some people send up drones, presumably to shoot video. However, this means helicopters carrying water cannot fly.

By July 19, 2015

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Watch an F-16 fighter jet blast a drone out of the air

A Danish fighter jet shows off top-gun skills for the modern age by taking out a flying drone with spectacular accuracy.

By July 1, 2015

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Girl gets leg stuck in drain while texting and walking

Technically Incorrect: A preoccupied Chinese teen puts a foot in the wrong place and her slim leg takes a plunge. Not LOL.

By June 22, 2015

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Mixing cola and molten lead produces pure metallic beauty

Step aside, Diet Coke and Mentos. The Internet has discovered a new way to turn Coca-Cola into a reckless work of artistic expression.

By June 10, 2015