‘People Do Not Like the Unknown.’ Here’s What To Know About The Mystery Drones Hovering Over Rural Colorado and Nebraska

Multiple sightings of mysterious drones have been reported over night skies in rural Colorado and Nebraska — and they’ve left local residents, sheriffs in multiple counties and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) searching for answers. The sightings began mid-December, according to public statements by sheriff’s offices in rural Colorado. As of yet, officials do not…

Can Iran Hope To Stop U.S. Stealth Drones?

Key point: In the aftermath of the drone shoot-down, it’s a safe bet that radar-evading American drones are flying around Iran.U.S. forces on deployment to the Middle East include F-15E fighter-bombers, F-22 and F-35 stealth fighters and B-52 bombers, among others.But as tensions escalate between the United States and its allies including Saudi Arabia on one…

Mystery drone squadrons flying over Colorado and Nebraska

For the last couple weeks, residents of Colorado and Nebraska have reported squadrons of large drones flying overhead. The drones are large, with a reported 6-foot wingspan, and their operators and purpose remain a mystery. The Federal Aviation Administration has now opened an investigation into the matter. From the New York Times: Some have suggested…

1912 polar mission holds vital clues to climate change

Image copyright SPRI University of Cambridge Image caption Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Edgar Evans (all pictured) and Lawrence Oates reached the South Pole. They died attempting to return A scientific institution founded in the wake of the fatal Scott expedition to Antarctica is “vital” to “our understanding of the global climate”.Captain Robert…

Opinion: Trump’s airstrikes are a sensible use of force

Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst, a vice president at New America and a professor of practice at Arizona State University. His new book is “Trump and His Generals: The Cost of Chaos.” The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion articles at CNN. (CNN)Early Sunday, the United States conducted…

Night-flying drone squadrons baffle rural US West

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSix foot wide mystery drones worry Colorado residentsScores of unidentified drones, flying at night and often in groups, have baffled officials in the neighbouring states of Colorado and Nebraska.Witnesses have spotted the drones, which reportedly have six-foot (1.8m) wide wingspans, since mid-December.Local law enforcement officials say they…

The best drones for curious kids

Drones for all levels.William Daigneault via UnsplashToy designers throughout history have always made kids smaller versions of the latest innovations: train sets, model airplanes, and miniature cars included. Drones are being tapped by adults to do everything from take photos to deliver groceries to win a war, so it makes sense that toy developers are…