Drone propeller supplier Propsman has shared a drone’s-eye view of an FPV drone race through, around, and over a crowded warehouse. The competing drones make sharp turns around flags, duck quickly through gates, and generally avoid objects in the warehouse as they fight for first place.
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CollegeHumor continues to imagine what it would be like if Google was an actual person. Wait for WebMD at the end.
The parents of 13-year old Caitlin Teagart have decided to end her life, saying she can now do nothing but lay on the couch and whine about things being “gay.”
From The Onion, of course.
Friedrich van Schoor and Tarek Mawad used projection mapping to bring to life a glowing plant and animal otherworld.
I recommend watching in full-screen.<p><a href=”https://vimeo.com/115082758″>Projections in the Forest</a> from <a href=”https://vimeo.com/3hund”>3hund</a> on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a>.</p>
Lockpicker John Coulter’s efforts have been stymied by its peculiar design: instead of being a straight, flat piece of metal, the key is a flexible chain similar to a watch strap, housed in a hard slip-casing that allows it to be inserted into the snaking design of the lock itself.
Coulter’s been sleuthing it’s origins with the help of commenters at his YouTube channel. Dan Neuenswander found a patent, awarded in 1992 to Yun-Tung Hsu, who appears to be a prolific inventor in the field. The following illustrated is marked in the patent as prior art–meaning it is an acknowledgement of an earlier design–but it illustrates the basic concept well:
Hsu’s implementation is rather more elaborate, providing the details of mechanical implementation: