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The FAA, the agency that regulates airspace in the United States, has issued a warning to drone operators as a reminder not to interfere with emergency operations in areas affected by Hurricane Michael.Drones are frequently used during disasters for tasks such as search and rescue or damage assessment, but this work is performed by trained professionals and volunteers, and is tightly coordinated
According to a newly published paper, powerful solar storms were responsible for communication outages in 2017, as professionals and volunteers alike worked to provide emergency aid in the wake of the devastation caused by hurricanes Irma, Katia and Jose. The source of the interference was a series of enormous solar flares, which were responsible for disrupting Earth's atmosphere and preve
Those familiar with Margot Krasojević's work know not to expect a dull, run of the mill design from the experimental architect and her latest project doesn't disappoint. The highly-conceptual Self-Excavation Hurricane House would use the power of the wind to dig itself into the ground when a hurricane strikes...Continue Reading Futuristic house screws into ground using hurricane windsCategory
One of the world's most powerful radio telescopes is back online months after sustaining hurricane damage. The 1,000-ft (305-m) Arecibo Observatory only received minor structural damage when Hurricane Maria made landfall on the island of Puerto Rico on September 20, but the commercial electrical grid needed to power the giant antenna was only recently re-established. Though it resumed radio o
New York-based Narofsky Architecture has built this house on a hurricane-damaged site in Long Island, with wooden cladding and furniture made from trees knocked down during the storm. Read more
Sigma has announced that it will extend the warranty on its camera gear to products that have been damaged or destroyed by the hurricanes that have recently devastated regions of the United States.If your equipment is under warranty and was damaged due to Hurricane Harvey, Irma or Maria, Sigma will provide free repairs or discounted replacements.Fstoppers reports that Sigma extended the offer to is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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