Spider-Man Drone

Stanford graduate student Hao Jiang built a Spider-Man-like quadrotor drone called “SCAMP”. It first impacts the wall with its rigid carbon fiber tail to create a stable pivot point to transition from level flight to pitching up parallel with the surface. An on-board computational routine is used to detect impact and actively pitch the quadrotor into the surface. Click here to view the first image in this week’s funny Facebook status updates gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a hydraulic press crushing diamonds.