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U.S. Secretary of State Clinton holds a small U.S.-made drone – Yahoo! News

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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton holds a small U.S.-made drone that the Ugandan military uses in Somalia to fight al-Qaeda linked militants, during a demonstration and briefing at Kasenyi Military Base in Kampala August 3, 2012.

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Robot Quadrotors Perform James Bond Theme

Robot Quadrotors Perform James Bond Theme

Autonomous robot quadrotors perform an impressive rendition of the “James Bond Theme” in this video released today by the University of Pennsylvania GRASP Lab. The video premiered earlier today at a TED2012 talk presented by roboticist and GRASP Lab member Vijay Kumar. The video was directed by Kurtis Sensenig.

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