X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Dronestagram Digs up Pretty Depressing Images of Where the Drones Hit

by Hazel Chua
Advertisement

War isn’t always a bad thing – sometimes it’s been necessary for sweeping changes to take place. But it is, for the most part, a tragic time. Because aside from risking the lives of soldiers, there’s also the matter of taking away the lives of innocent civilians. These days, fewer human lives are risked in the skies as the military uses drones to carry out a lot of their bombing.

Dronestagram

As you can see, it’s pretty well-documented. And now with the click of a button, you can view images of drone-hit areas in war zones like Afghanistan, where hundreds, if not thousands, of buildings and other structures have been leveled by these blasts.

This is all possible through Dronestagram, which makes use of image-sharing platforms like Tumblr and Instagram to share these images of destruction.

Dronestagram

Behind the project is James Bridle, who explains his motivation behind it:

Wadi al Abu Jabara. Beit al Ahan. Jaar. Dhamar. Al-Saeed. Tappi. Bulandkhel. Hurmuz. Khaider khel. These are the names of places. They are towns, villages, junctions and roads. They are the names of places where people live and work, where there are families and schools. They are the names of places in Afghanistan and Yemen, which are linked by one thing: they have each been the location of drone strikes in the past couple of months.

Follow Dronestagram on Tumblr and Instagram and see the damage for yourself.

[via Dvice]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Lowe’s DIY Escape Room

Lowe’s DIY Escape Room

Mac Lethal: 400 Words, 1 Minute

Mac Lethal: 400 Words, 1 Minute

Hurt: Piano Cover

Hurt: Piano Cover

Advertisement
The New Tesla Roadster Is Here to Blow Our Minds

The New Tesla Roadster Is Here to Blow Our Minds

Hennessey Performance Venom F5’s Sexy Interior Revealed

Hennessey Performance Venom F5’s Sexy Interior Revealed

Porsche 911 Hybrid May Be in the Works

Porsche 911 Hybrid May Be in the Works