Very early Wednesday morning, a sinkhole opened up underneath a display floor in the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky and swallowed eight Corvettes. Security cameras captured the entire thing on video.
The University of Texas Arlington Research Institute, or UTARI, is part of a state-wide push to cash in on the future of drones. They’re researching ways unmanned vehicles can function safely in the air, on the ground — even in the water.
Just weeks after the federal government gave the green light, researchers have started test missions in Texas on unmanned aerial vehicles.
The next big thing in American aviation sounds and looks like an oversized leaf blower with wings and a tail, has duct tape keeping some of its pieces in place and must be carried to a catapult that sends it into flight.
They’re already flying missions for the military and police. Though nowadays unmanned aerial vehicles are just as likely to be flown by your new next door neighbor, eager to move into their new home.
More than 40 state legislatures have debated the increasing presence of unmanned aircraft in civilian airspace, with most of the proposals focused on protecting people from overly intrusive surveillance by law enforcement.
Predators are about to be airborne on the border.