Drones now delivering library books to some Montgomery County students
Were really excited to partner with Montgomery County Public Schools," said Wing Public Relations Associate Jacob Demmitt. According to Demmitt, the school district is the first in the world to make books available to students by drone. Students request books through a form that the school put together. After they request, Kelly works with the students to figure out which books to get and she pulls the books off the shelf. Free choice reading, reading students choose to do on their own, is extremely important to academic success and then to life success.
4/3: April begins with snow in parts of the U.S.; Drone racing takes off
The month of April is off to a brutal cold start for much of the East Coast; Across the country, a new kind of competition is becoming popular. "60 Minutes Sports" got an upclose look at the phenomenon that is known as drone racingcbsnews.com
Drone airlifts turkey into deep fryer
Drone airlifts turkey into deep fryer A Maryland company used one of its drones to hoist a turkey across a parking lot on a Thanksgiving mission to deep fry the fowl. The stunt is part of a Black Friday promotion, but the commercial warns you not to try this at home. Michelle Miller reports.cbsnews.com
Drone has near collision with passenger jet
Drone has near collision with passenger jet The FAA says a U.S. Airways regional jet nearly collided with a drone over the Florida Panhandle in March. It isn’t yet known how close the drone came to the plane or who controlled it. Jeff Pegues reports.cbsnews.com