A South Florida Inventor’s Bright Idea Is Bringing Paddle Boarding Out Of The Dark Ages

Key West, Fla — An inventor created paddle boards with LED lights underneath!

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42 year old Billy Rossini says he got the idea for the Nocqua 2000 after noticing underwater lights used by Yachts.. and he spent two years perfecting the system.

The design also includes a switch to trigger a SOS strobe.

The Nocqua 2000 costs about $400, and can be ordered online.

From The War On Terror To The War On Bugs: Drones To Help Battle Florida’s Pesky Mosquito Problem

Key West, Fla — High flying drones could soon become the next weapon to battle those pesky mosquitoes.

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Today the “Florida Keys Mosquito Control District”… began testing a next-generation drone… developed by a small Gainesville robotics company.

The drone is rigged with a thermal camera… designed to survey hard-to-access areas that are breeding grounds for the marsh mosquito.

The battery-powered drone weighs 2.6 pounds… and has a wing span of just over 2 and a half feet.

The drone can fly for up to 70 minutes… at about 30 miles an hour… and stream live video to a laptop.

The cost of the drone? About $65 dollars.