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Military Drones Are Lame. Marine Drones Are HOT.

While military drones havebeen used to aimlessly kill people for years, the technology behind them can be used forgood. If a Roomba can clean a room, why not get a robot to clean the ocean?

Military Drones Are Lame. Marine Drones Are HOT.


We've mucked up our environment pretty damn badly. Time we figure out a way to clean it up.

 



Enter several intrepid French industrial designers, who propose using drone technology to send out unmanned marine vehicles for two weeks at a time, scooping out the garbage from our oceans.




Here's hoping this leaps off the design page sooner than later. Our mother (earth) desperately needs it.


Need a mood boost to help you sail through the weekend? Here are 10 moments that brought joy to our hearts and a smile to our faces this week. Enjoy!

1. How much does this sweet little boy adore his baby sister? So darn much.

Oh, to be loved with this much enthusiasm! The sheer adoration on his face. What a lucky little sister.

2. Teens raise thousands for their senior trip, then donate it to their community instead.

When it came time for Islesboro Central School's Class of 2021 to pick the destination for their senior class trip, the students began eyeing a trip to Greece or maybe even South Korea. But in the end, they decided to donate $5,000 they'd raised for the trip to help out their community members struggling in the wake of the pandemic instead.

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