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Error Causes Mass of Light Show Drones to Tumble Out of the Sky

Drones have been used as an accompaniment to fireworks or as wholesale replacements for several years and most have started and concluded without issue. But during a show in Shanghai on June 14, something went terribly awry and caused a mass of drones to unexpectedly tumble out of the sky.

What it is Like to Fly a Drone Near a Volcano… And Then Crash It

If you watched the news or were connected to the internet the first week of June, chances are good that you have seen a video of a drone crashing into an erupting volcano. Well, that drone was mine and it got completely disintegrated. In my latest video, I share what it is like to fly a drone around a volcano and what you have to look out for.

Samsung’s ‘SpaceSelfie’ Satellite Crash Landed in Someone’s Yard

Samsung's 'SpaceSelfie' satellite, which was supposed to stay aloft until October 31st, came crashing to Earth this weekend. The device, which was held aloft at 65,000 feet by a massive high-altitude balloon, had to make a "planned" landing on Saturday, only a day after Samsung announced the launch of the campaign.

Skier Slams Into Photographers at Olympics

A champion skier wiped out and slammed into a group of photographers during the women's giant slalom yesterday at the 2018 Winter Olympics. The scary incident was caught by both broadcast cameras and the photographers' own cameras.

Surprise! Holding a Camera to Your Face is Not Good in a Car Crash

Who would've guessed it? Holding a camera up to your face during a car crash can be quite hazardous to your health. New research by the University of Southern California and the International Cinematographer Guild has shed new light on the dangers posed by cameras in "free driving" situations.

This Rally Car Crash Was Captured by a 360-Degree Camera

Daniel M-W of Gloucester, England, was at the Wyedean Rally this past weekend when one of the rally cars crashed right in front of him. His Ricoh Theta V 4K spherical VR camera was recording, so he captured the whole incident as a 360-degree interactive video.

Photographer Barely Avoids Crashing Rally Car

Photographing rally car racing from right next to the track can be extremely hazardous to your health. Here's a 1-minute video that shows how one cameraman narrowly avoided getting squashed recently by a crashing and flipping rally car.

Taking the Last Picture of Something

The recent collapsing of the Azure Window in Malta finally motivated me to take my keyboard and tell you the story behind the picture above.

This is Why GoPro Recalled the Karma

GoPro announced a total recall of its new Karma drone yesterday, saying that the drone may lose power mid-flight and fall out of the sky. That's exactly what owner Nicholas Kulick captured a few days ago in the 1-minute video above: his drone lost power and nearly fell on someone's head.