Is Land Rover’s Boat for America’s Cup Bringing Us One Step Closer to Flying Cars?

Is Land Rover’s Boat for America’s Cup Bringing Us One Step Closer to Flying Cars?

Photos Credit: Land Rover BAR It’s counterintuitive, but the extraordinary sailboats used to race in this year’s 35th America’s Cup competition in Bermuda, don’t actually float in the water for most of the thrilling race course. They fly. It’s a new phenomenon in the competition for the oldest sporting trophy in the world. And the British racing team in particular is determined to take sailing technology above and beyond the norm with the help of…

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Fifth Harmony's Camila Cabello on flying solo

Fifth Harmony's Camila Cabello on flying solo

As she prepares for the release of her debut album, former Fifth Harmony singer Camila Cabello speaks to the BBC about the “nerve-wracking” process of flying solo. Few of us would like our careers to be defined by what we were doing at the age of 18. But when you’ve been discovered on national TV and been a member of one of the biggest girl groups in the world, it’s difficult to step out of…

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TED 2017: UK 'Iron Man' demonstrates flying suit

TED 2017: UK 'Iron Man' demonstrates flying suit

A British inventor, who built an Iron Man-style flight suit, has flown it at the Ted (Technology, Entertainment and Design) conference in Vancouver. Richard Browning’s short flight took place outside the Vancouver Convention Centre in front of a large crowd. Since he posted the video of his maiden flight in the UK, Mr Browning has had huge interest in his flying suit. But he insists the project remains “a bit of fun” and is unlikely…

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Amazon files patent for flying warehouse

Amazon files patent for flying warehouse

Amazon has filed a patent for massive flying warehouses equipped with fleets of drones that deliver goods to key locations. Carried by an airship, the warehouses would visit places Amazon expects demand for certain goods to boom. It says one use could be near sporting events or festivals where they would sell food or souvenirs to spectators. The patent also envisages a series of support vehicles that would be used to restock the flying structures….

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Nintendo’s NES Classic Edition is flying off store shelves, could match total Wii U shipments for the year

Nintendo’s NES Classic Edition is flying off store shelves, could match total Wii U shipments for the year

Nintendo’s Mini NES Classic Edition is one of the hottest tech items this Christmas and it’s been nearly impossible to find as a result. Now, thanks to a new report, we have an idea just how many consoles Nintendo has sold: Nearly 200,000 Classic NES systems thus far in America alone. The Wii U is estimated to have sold just 220,000 units in the last six months, which means a 30-year-old game console is blowing out…

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UK revises safe flying drone code

UK revises safe flying drone code

The UK’s drone code has been revised and updated to help pilots of the unmanned craft ensure they fly the gadgets safely. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said it wanted to raise awareness among people who may get a drone as a gift. Research carried out by the CAA suggests about 39% of owners know about the safe-flying regulations. The update comes after four near-misses between between drones and civil aircraft were reported in October….

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