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A large ice chunk hurled through the roof of a Modesto home Wednesday morning. 1

Mysterious Ice Chunk Crashes Through Roof of California Home

(Modesto, CA) Mysterious Ice Chunk Crashes Through Roof of California Home Monica Savath and her family were sitting in the living room Wednesday morning when they were startled by what sounded like an explosion emanating from the area of their attached garage. They arrived to find what appeared to be a large chunk of white ice that had crashed through the family’s roof. Meteorologists claim that while blue skies and warm temperatures may defy explanation for these events, condensation from airplanes could form large ice wedges, dislodging midair, and become a likely culprit for the object which crashed through the Modesto home. No injuries were...

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Drone Regulations Ahead: NASA and UK Developing ‘Traffic System’

Drone Regulations Ahead: NASA and UK Developing UAV ‘Traffic System’ Soon, hobby and commercial drone operators may face new rules and hardware requirements.  NASA, in cooperation with the British government are working together to develop a traffic system for all low-flying drones below an altitude of 500 feet. The system will also offer a database for commercial drone pilots (like the future Amazon delivery system) to register their drones and track them for forthcoming flight regulations. Classifications Currently, airspace is classified internationally by subsets under the spectrum of ‘A through G’, with Class A aircraft being set-aside for commercial flight and Class G...