Pentagon's Hummingbird Drones Expand Nature's Mysteries

Love|Peace We don’t think Janine Benyus and the Biomimicry movement envisioned hummingbird-inspired drones becoming the latest US spy technology, but the Pentagon is close to launching drones disguised as hummingbirds for wartime intelligence.

If you believe the hummingbirds will only hang out in Kabul and not New York’s Central Park, it’s best that you remove your rose-colored glasses now.

When Anne was a child growing up in Minnesota, she had such angst over hummingbirds dying, flying into the living room window. 

In tomorrow’s word, when hummingbirds stop dropping dead in the crash, or the mosquito you swat doesn’t bleed, you know it’s time to head to Montana. Big brother is watching you. Oh dear, cameras in the peonies. We don’t know about you, but we’re about to take a chill pill, thanks to the Christian Science MonitoPentagon working on hummingbird-sized spy drones. Read also Biomimicry: 3.8 Million Years of Natural R&D.