The US Fish and Wildlife Service has a plan to save endangered black footed ferrets from sylvatic plague by dropping vaccine-laced M&Ms from drones to prairie dogs in Montana. (Guardian) [more inside]
It's 2015, so first-person-view quadcopter racing is a sport now. [more inside]
Sparked is a short film by Cirque Du Soleil about a solitary inventor. And his lampshades.
A visual tour of downtown Los Angeles, now and then:
Koh Yao Noi Island [Vimeo], near Phuket, Thailand, shot using GoPro from a Phantom 2 Vision Quadcopter.
Gofor is a Drones-as-a-service concept. "Drones are summoned much like taxis in other popular service apps. Your desired task is either noted at the outset using presets, or customized using voice commands." [more inside]
Our Drone Future — A short film by Alex Cornell. "Created with DJI Phantom Drones, After Effects, Premier, Logic, GoPro, and a liberal interpretation of FAA regulations". If not actually the future of domestically deployed drones, it's probably the future of sub-$2K filmmaking hardware (if you don't include the software licenses and, um, FAA fines).
Fellow Norwegians used a quadcopter in the woods and came up on a moose. The audio when they discover it is funny, even if you don't understand Norwegian.
Catcopter. I have no idea how these people got their cats wedged into their helicopters, or why.