Made in Japan by Diginfo for tha Japanese Ministry of Defense.
The drone can hover like a helicopter and take off and land vertically while maintaining an ability to propel itself forward with wings flying at speeds up to 40 mph. There are three gyro-sensors embedded into the drone to maintain altitude and autopilot even if it's flight path is disrupted. And probably most frightening, it can hit the ground and roll in any direction, then immediately pop back up into mid-air.
It was just a matter of time before Joss Whedon was immortalized in the form of an action figure. The toy version of Whedon will be available with special edition DVDs of Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope. It appears to be a miniature figurine, probably around 4″ tall.
This amazing picture was taken by Kathy Keatley Garvey of the University of California. Due to the barbed nature of the Bee's stinger, as it flys away, its guts trail out of its abdomen, bummer!
The photo won the first-place gold feature photo award in an Association for Communication Excellence competition.
If you're lucky enough to be heading out to San Diego for the 2012 Comic-Con (and let's face it most of us aren't), Hasbro will be selling this Super Helicarrier only at Booth #3329 while supplies last.
Retail price will be $129.99. This all-new limited edition comes with two special-edition action figures of Captain America and S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Maria Hill, additional weaponry and special packaging with artwork by Joe Quesada.
A spiral of swirling light was seen and filmed over the Middle East.