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Meet Stanford's SCAMP: The flying, climbing robot – Watch!

Meet Stanford's SCAMP: The flying, climbing robot – Watch!

The drone is called Stanford Climbing and Aerial Maneuvering Platform, or SCAMP, and is the first robot that's able to fly, passively perch, climb, and take off.

Mar 22, 2016, 12:49 PM IST

Analysing the amazing phenomenon of lucid dreaming: 8 Interesting facts you should know!

Have you encountered any instance when you were aware that you are dreaming? Simply put, what you have experienced is called lucid dreaming.

Oct 14, 2015, 22:16 PM IST
Harrison Ford flying again, wife supports his decision

Harrison Ford flying again, wife supports his decision

 "Indiana Jones" star Harrison Ford has started flying again following his serious crash earlier in the year, where he suffered injuries including a large laceration to his head, as well as broken bones.

Aug 11, 2015, 13:31 PM IST
Irrfan Khan looks forward to more 'flying fun' post `Jurassic World`

Irrfan Khan looks forward to more 'flying fun' post `Jurassic World`

 After trying his hand at flying a helicopter in his forthcoming film “Jurassic World”, actor Irrfan Khan is tempted to have some more such fun.

Jun 11, 2015, 17:22 PM IST
Asian Games: National flags take down over North Korea protest fears

Asian Games: National flags take down over North Korea protest fears

Organisers of the upcoming Asian Games in the South Korean city of Incheon have removed all national flags from streets near the venues amid protests about the flying of the North Korean flag.

Sep 11, 2014, 10:01 AM IST

NASA builds world`s first flying observatory

NASA has fitted a 17-tonne telescope with an effective diameter of eight feet on a modified Boeing 747 jetliner that the US space agency is using as a flying observatory to study stars.

Jul 06, 2014, 16:15 PM IST

Nigella Lawson banned from flying to US post illegal drug confession

Nigella Lawson was banned from flying to the US after she confessed to using illegal drugs, it has been revealed.

Apr 04, 2014, 10:22 AM IST

Birds fly in `V` formation to save energy: Study

The next time you see birds flying in a "V`` formation, consider this: A new study says they choreograph the flapping of their wings with exquisite precision to help them on their way.

Jan 16, 2014, 04:44 AM IST

David Beckham power to fly

Retired soccer ace David Beckham says he would love to be able to fly or view the world from the eyes of an artist, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

Dec 04, 2013, 13:42 PM IST

`Birds first evolved wings for warmth rather than flight`

Feathers were initially evolved in birds to keep them warm and not for flying, a new study has claimed.

Nov 22, 2012, 15:47 PM IST

Howard Donald to take flying lessons

Singer Howard Donald has plans to get pilot`s license after recently splashing out on his own aircraft.

Jul 03, 2011, 09:57 AM IST

US developing `flying` armoured vehicle

Pentagon is developing a futuristic machine similar to a Humvee used for patrolling on the ground.

Dec 02, 2010, 19:36 PM IST

US developing `flying` armoured vehicle

Pentagon is developing a futuristic machine similar to a Humvee used for patrolling on the ground.

Dec 02, 2010, 19:36 PM IST

Flying reptile pterosaur

Palaeontologists have claimed that a 95 million-year-old fossilised jaw discovered in Texas is a new genus and species of flying reptile known as Aetodactylus halli.

Apr 30, 2010, 11:05 AM IST

US Airways cutting 1,000 jobs, shifting flying

Struggling US Airways has said it will cut some 1,000 jobs next year, shift nearly all of its flying to its three hubs and Washington, and suspend several international routes.

Oct 29, 2009, 09:22 AM IST