Emergency

03.16.16
Drone pilots sign up in droves to fly during emergencies
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Drone pilots sign up in droves to fly during emergencies

Nearly a fifth of FAA drone exemptions are for people who want to fly in a crisis.

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12.07.15
Parts of Beijing shut down in first-ever smog 'red alert'
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Parts of Beijing shut down in first-ever smog 'red alert'

It's an emergency situation expected to be in effect through Thursday.

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09.24.15
The 'world's biggest' 3D printer will build emergency houses
09.24.15

The 'world's biggest' 3D printer will build emergency houses

The 40-foot by 20-foot rig will print emergency shelters using locally-sourced materials

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08.16.15
Airbnb staff will always call police when you're in an emergency
08.16.15

Airbnb staff will always call police when you're in an emergency

In the wake of a reported sexual assault, Airbnb is telling staff to always call police if you're in trouble at a rental.

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07.23.15
This origami-inspired emergency bridge accordions into shape
07.23.15

This origami-inspired emergency bridge accordions into shape

This towable accordion-style bridge sets up in an hour and can span nearly 70 feet.

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07.21.15
California bill allows firefighters to ground pesky drones
07.21.15

California bill allows firefighters to ground pesky drones

California firefighters can now legally shoot down your drone if it gets in their way

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