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15-Year-Old Becomes Youngest Person to Create Functional Life-Size Humanoid Robot | Oddity Central - Collecting Oddities

15-Year-Old Becomes Youngest Person to Create Functional Life-Size Humanoid Robot | Oddity Central - Collecting Oddities | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Dimitris Hatzis, a 15-year-old boy from Greece, has become the world's youngest person to build a life-size 3D-printed functional robot.
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@urora's curator insight, November 12, 2015 10:30 AM

Soon we will have our own robot #irobot

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The Alternative Universe Of Soviet Arcade Games

The Alternative Universe Of Soviet Arcade Games | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
When you walk into the Museum of Soviet Arcade Games in St. Petersburg, the first thing you’ll see is a series of gray, hard-edged soda machines from the early 1980s.
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NASA Is Considering The Use Of Soft Robotic Squids To Explore Europa

NASA Is Considering The Use Of Soft Robotic Squids To Explore Europa | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
NASA has chosen its next batch of proposals under its advanced concepts program, including the use of soft-robotic rovers for exploring gas-giant moons, and autonomous robots capable of crawling, hopping, and rolling around the surface of the Moon.
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How Daimler Built the World's First Self-Driving Semi | WIRED

How Daimler Built the World's First Self-Driving Semi | WIRED | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The Freightliner Inspiration is a big step forward on the path toward the day when our vehicles drive themselves.
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This Liquid Metal Motor Moves Under Its Own Power

This Liquid Metal Motor Moves Under Its Own Power | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
In Terminator 2, T-1000 was that science fiction dream-come-nightmare: a shape-shifting robot made from liquid metal. Now, scientists have actually developed a self-powered liquid metal motor.
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This Cyborg Cockroach's Nervous System Is Hardwired for Remote Control

This Cyborg Cockroach's Nervous System Is Hardwired for Remote Control | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Cockroaches have often been selected for remote control cyborg treatment, but they're typically given instructions by electrically stimulating their antennae.
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ATLAS, The Pentagon's Humanoid Robot, Just Got A Major Upgrade

ATLAS, The Pentagon's Humanoid Robot, Just Got A Major Upgrade | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Tremble at the sight of the new and improved ATLAS. Redesigned for DARPA by Boston Dynamics, this robot is now stronger, more energy efficient, more dextrous, and quieter than its clunky predecessor.
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Futuristic Bionic Boots Literally Put a Spring in Your Step

Futuristic Bionic Boots Literally Put a Spring in Your Step | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
‘Bionic Boots’ are high-tech footwear that can help you reach running speeds comparable to professional athletes like Usain Bolt.
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A Giant Charger That Juices Up Electric Buses in Three Minutes

A Giant Charger That Juices Up Electric Buses in Three Minutes | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
To keep its customers on the road as much as possible, Tesla has built an international network of Supercharger stations, which can charge the battery in the Model S halfway in just 20 minutes.
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The Google Driverless Car Can Repair itself on Its Own

The Google Driverless Car Can Repair itself on Its Own | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The driverless car by Google is an amazing machine. In our past posts we have mentioned that it can pick and drop a passenger from anywhere. One can impose destination limitation and can prevent it...
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degrowth economy and ecology's comment, August 28, 2014 6:11 AM
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Nancy Miller 's comment, August 28, 2014 6:34 AM
It will be doing. They have filed a patent application for it. It is all about AI
Sharrock's curator insight, August 28, 2014 1:35 PM

Is that you, KITT?

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11 Ways Tech Will Soon Grant You Superhuman Paranormal Powers

11 Ways Tech Will Soon Grant You Superhuman Paranormal Powers | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Everybody had a favorite superhuman power as a kid – flying, invisibility, reading minds, character strength and agility. Well, here is a list of straight out of the comics. Check out these real superhuman powers technology will soon afforded us.
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Who Needs a Car When You Have a Drivable Suitcase?

Who Needs a Car When You Have a Drivable Suitcase? | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
If you thought suitcases with wheels were handy, wait till you check out this new invention.
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"Impossible" Electric Airplane Takes Flight

The Berlin Air Show witnessed a silent, clean test flight by Airbus's E-Fan two-seater aircraft, which is entirely propelled by electricity
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Innovative Razor Now Lets You Shave with a Laser

Innovative Razor Now Lets You Shave with a Laser | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Thanks to a couple of Swedish entrepreneurs, it might soon be possible to get a clean shave without the little nicks and cuts.
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The WalkCar, a Japanese Gadget Designed to Make Walking Obsolete

The WalkCar, a Japanese Gadget Designed to Make Walking Obsolete | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Thanks to Japanese engineer Kuniako Saito’s new invention, walking could soon become a thing of the past. He’s created a portable transportation device called ‘WalkCar’, which he describes as the world’s first ‘car in a bag’.
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Watch These Nimble Robotic Arms Perform Surgery On A Grape

Watch These Nimble Robotic Arms Perform Surgery On A Grape | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Robots are poised to revolutionize surgery, as demonstrated by this astounding—and even touching—promotional video showcasing the da Vinci Surgical System as it sutures a damaged grape.
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cafonso's curator insight, May 18, 2015 7:48 AM

Já oiço isto há algum tempo. Já viram os custos de algumas operações efectuadas por intermédio de robot  a cancros?

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NASA's New 10-Engine Drone Is Half Chopper, Half Plane | WIRED

NASA's New 10-Engine Drone Is Half Chopper, Half Plane | WIRED | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
NASA researchers have built a prototype 10-foot-wide, 10-engine drone that can take off like a helicopter and fly like a plane.
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Disney's $1 Billion Bet on a Magical Wristband

Disney's $1 Billion Bet on a Magical Wristband | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The Magicband wields access to the park, replacing virtually every transaction you’d make inside.
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The DIY Robots That Ride Camels and Fight for Human Rights

The DIY Robots That Ride Camels and Fight for Human Rights | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Photographer Andrew Testa accepted the assignment right away. “As soon as I read ‘camel racing’ and ‘robots’ in the same sentence, I was in,” he says. As futuristic as this might sound, camel-racing goes back many generations.
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The Greatest Inventions That Everybody Forgets Exist

The Greatest Inventions That Everybody Forgets Exist | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Quick, what are the most important technologies in the world right now? If your first thought was something like the computer or cellphone, we get it.
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Images Showcase Wacky Inventions of Yore

Images Showcase Wacky Inventions of Yore | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
A bike with wings and a personal submarine are some of the innovations featured in an image collection of 20th Century British life.
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Wireless Robot Octopus Swims With the Fishes [Video]

Wireless Robot Octopus Swims With the Fishes [Video] | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Robot octopuses can already walk, jet along and even grasp tools. But new advances have these machines swimming faster than ever. And thanks to the addition of soft, fleshy webs, they’re...
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Chinese man invents suitcase scooter to solve traveller's woes

Chinese man invents suitcase scooter to solve traveller's woes | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
An unusual sight has hit the roads in Changsha City in China as a farmer-turned-inventor has created a motorised suitcase (Chinese man invents suitcase scooter to solve traveller's woes http://t.co/RR7aAyVPRs)...
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Why Settle For Two Arms When You Can Have Four?

Researchers at MIT's d'Arbeloff Laboratory have unveiled a pair of wearable robotic limbs that would make Dr. Octopus proud.
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This Robot Gymnast Blooper Reel Is as Hilarious As It Is Adorable

We've seen Youtuber hinamitetu's robot gymnast successfully pull off a number of spectacular feats, including a perfect quadruple backflip and and Kovacs-Triple backflip-landing .
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