$899.99 Who cares about federal drone regulations? The Typhoon Q500 always knows where it is and will stay within legal airspace (under 400 feet). It shoots 4K video and streams live to the controller’s monitor (so you don’t have to use your phone’s spotty Wi-Fi connection). You can also remove the camera and attach it to a handheld gimbal for stabilized ground video. This slide has been updated to reflect the new price of the Q500.. Brian Klutch
Red Panda Twins
Twin red panda cubs at the Melbourne Zoo made their public debut this week for checkups. Red Pandas are classified as a vulnerable species, due largely to loss of forested habitat, according to the zoo.
This photo captures the movement of liquid mercury as it flows across a heated bottom plate of a cylindrical cell, Gizmodo reported.
There’s No Place Like Home
Astronaut Scott Kelly returned safely to Earth this week after spending 340 days in space (where he grew two inches). His mission was part of NASA’s effort to understand how trips to Mars will affect human health.
Casper The Octopus
A remote controlled vehicle on a NOAA dive spotted a ghostlike octopod deep in the ocean near the Hawaiian Archipelago. “It is almost certainly an undescribed species and may not belong to any described genus,” NOAA reported.
The Big Apple
Photographer Jeffrey Martin created a stunning 360-degree image of Manhattan, which he claims is the largest photo ever made of New York City. He took more than 2,000 photos to create the panoramic image over the course of two days from the top of the Empire State Building. Check out the full-resolution photo here.