Guy decides to use his drone for one important job: flying a big stuffed bear around

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It’s bird, it’s a plane, it’s a big flying… bear?

Hunter Clearly (@Cyranek_ ) found the best way to use his new DJI Mavic Pro drone by flying a plush bear (known as the Tiny Headed Kingdom Bear, but to Clearly, simply Bart) across the sky. 

Just imagine the horror and confusion on neighbors’ faces. The perfect writing inspiration for the next season of Black Mirror

“I got curious as to how much weight the drone could carry. Googled and found out it could lift two pounds,” said the 19 year old to Mashable. “Me and my roommates were looking around for something to lift, saw the bear. We weighed the bear and found out it was a perfect two pounds.”

And up the bear went. 

Of course, that small-headed bear elicited some pretty choice reactions from a bewildered internet.

The tweet already has over 2,000 retweets and 6,000 likes. Although the bear didn’t stay in the air for too long, it was still a great experiment for Clearly. 

“My job is to make content for the internet so I was hoping it would get shared around,” said Clearly. “I’ve never seen any of my posts blow up this fast though. Definitely made my day waking up in the morning to 1000+ notifications.”

He’s still interested in trying other weird objects and scaring the hell out his neighborhood. 

Source: http://mashable.com/

Sea lions jostle to get an up-close look at this flying drone thingy

A big bunch of sea lions looking at a drone camera is even cuter than it sounds.
Image: Jacqueline Mcghie

Sea lions are pretty cute animals already, but a bunch of them looking curiously at a drone camera? It’ll make you squee inside.

It’s a sight captured by Australian photographer Jacqueline McGhie, who was in a boat with her boyfriend in Jurien Bay, Western Australia. They often spot sea lions playing in the water, so McGhie knows their behaviour pretty well.

“The Sea Lions remind me of puppies, I’ve swum with these particular sea lions before in the warmer months and they’re always so curious and playful. They mimic you and show off with their ridiculously good underwater aerobatic skills,” McGhie told Mashable via email.

Image: jacqueline mcghie

But it was the sea lions’ eager jostling to get a look at the couple’s new drone that caught them by surprise.

“It was really interesting to see them all so transfixed on the drone. I was worried about launching it in case the noise scared them but we kept it far enough away and it doesn’t appear it would have bother them anyway.

“They were just so focused and curious about what is was. As soon as we moved the drone they all shifted and followed it until we hovered in one place and then they were pushing over each other to get a better look. Like I said, just like curious puppies!”

No, we’re not jealous at all.

[h/t WA Today]

Source: http://mashable.com/

Sea lions jostle to get an up-close look at this flying drone thingy

A big bunch of sea lions looking at a drone camera is even cuter than it sounds.
Image: Jacqueline Mcghie

Sea lions are pretty cute animals already, but a bunch of them looking curiously at a drone camera? It’ll make you squee inside.

It’s a sight captured by Australian photographer Jacqueline McGhie, who was in a boat with her boyfriend in Jurien Bay, Western Australia. They often spot sea lions playing in the water, so McGhie knows their behaviour pretty well.

“The Sea Lions remind me of puppies, I’ve swum with these particular sea lions before in the warmer months and they’re always so curious and playful. They mimic you and show off with their ridiculously good underwater aerobatic skills,” McGhie told Mashable via email.

Image: jacqueline mcghie

But it was the sea lions’ eager jostling to get a look at the couple’s new drone that caught them by surprise.

“It was really interesting to see them all so transfixed on the drone. I was worried about launching it in case the noise scared them but we kept it far enough away and it doesn’t appear it would have bother them anyway.

“They were just so focused and curious about what is was. As soon as we moved the drone they all shifted and followed it until we hovered in one place and then they were pushing over each other to get a better look. Like I said, just like curious puppies!”

No, we’re not jealous at all.

[h/t WA Today]

Source: http://mashable.com/