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WATCH: Cutest Robots Ever

WATCH: Cutest Robots Ever | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Art director Barry McWilliams had an unusual idea for a coffee table tome: a catalog for a corporation that never actually existed.
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These $10 Robots Will Change Robotics Education

These $10 Robots Will Change Robotics Education | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Ken Goldberg and Ayorkor Korsah asked if a $10 robot could change education in Africa. Now, with the conclusion of their African Robotics Network's design challenge, we're starting to see the robots that could.
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Amazing mind reader reveals his 'gift'

Dave is an extremely gifted clairvoyant who finds out specific financial information. This video reveals the magic behind the magic, making people aware of t...
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Self-Driving Cars Are Now Legal in California

Self-Driving Cars Are Now Legal in California | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Just moments ago, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into effect SB1298, effectively paving the way for driverless cars in California.
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Toyota unveils helpful Human Support Robot

Toyota unveils helpful Human Support Robot | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Toyota has unveiled a new assistant robot designed to help the disabled live more independently.
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Baxter, A Manufacturing Robot That Can Work With Human Coworkers

Baxter, A Manufacturing Robot That Can Work With Human Coworkers | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
http://youtu.be/rjPFqkFyrOY Baxter is a new manufacturing robot that is designed to work closely with human coworkers (video).
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WATCH: You'll Never Believe What's Levitating This Water

WATCH: You'll Never Believe What's Levitating This Water | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
By Joanne ManasterFrom Argonne Labs comes this intriguing video demonstrating the acoustic levitation of liquids on a piece of equipment developed for NASA to simulate microgravity conditions.
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Brice Girardclos's curator insight, March 20, 2015 8:17 AM

When sound levitates things... the result of 22kHz sound ! We have to develop it !

Graham O'Shanesy's curator insight, May 31, 2016 8:40 AM
This is fascinating! A great way of illustrating standing waves to physics students and that reinforcing that sound waves are a form of energy!
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Skydiving Camera Falls 12,500 Feet And Films The Whole Thing

Skydiving Camera Falls 12,500 Feet And Films The Whole Thing | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Lucas Damm had a reason to yell out his last name when the camera on his sky-diving helmet fell out just as he jumped from a plane.
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Funny looking motorcycle you can't tip over

Funny looking motorcycle you can't tip over | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
This is the world’s first gyroscopically stabilized cycle and can't fall over.
Here’s a weird little guy that might be changing the face of transportation forever.
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Could Cyborg Cockroaches Save Your Life?

Could Cyborg Cockroaches Save Your Life? | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Electrode-implanted bugs can now be "driven" with surprising precision (see video), which may make them futuristic first responders.
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Pentagon Robot Is Faster Than Usain Bolt—and Freaks the Hell Out of Me

Pentagon Robot Is Faster Than Usain Bolt—and Freaks the Hell Out of Me | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
This is freaking scary. This is even scarier than Big Dog. It's the latest version of the Pentagons's newest Cheetah robot and it now runs faster than Usain Bolt.
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WeeBots: Driveable Robots for Babies Who Need Them - IEEE Spectrum

WeeBots: Driveable Robots for Babies Who Need Them - IEEE Spectrum | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Even at just six months old, babies turn out to be proficient robot drivers...
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This Tiny Pod Car Runs On Air

This Tiny Pod Car Runs On Air | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Tata Motors is changing things up with the first car to run on air, the Airpod, that can reach a top speed of 50 miles and costs $10,000.
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In Poland, designers turn unused crack between two buildings into a home

In Poland, designers turn unused crack between two buildings into a home | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Etgar Keret's House, a project by architectural firm Centrala, is only 47 inches wide but will be a fully functional home upon completion.
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More human than human: AI game bots pass Turing Test

More human than human: AI game bots pass Turing Test | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Two robots have beaten a Computer game bot Turing Test by proving indistinguishable from a human player in Unreal Tournament 2004. (RT @chr1sa Game bots pass the Turning Test.
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12 Deadly Inventions That Killed Their Creators

Technological progress is not the iPhone 5 or the Nexus 7. Technological progress is creating things that nobody has ever seen before, things that push humanity forward.
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The Supercomputer That Houses an Entire Universe

The Supercomputer That Houses an Entire Universe | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Over a span of two weeks in October, the Mira supercomputer will crank away nonstop, processing quadrillions of operations every second—something that few other machines are currently capable of.
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Japanese Company Creates Mind-Controlled Cat Tails for Humans

Japanese Company Creates Mind-Controlled Cat Tails for Humans | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
 Remember the Necomimi, those wacky brainwave-controlled cat ears we featured around this time last year? Well, the same Japanese company that makes those, Neurowear, has just released a fluffy mind-controlled tail to go with them.
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Planes of the future could fly on sawdust or straw

TOULOUSE, France (Reuters) - Passenger jets could be chomping on straw or flying on fuel extracted from sawdust in coming years as the search widens for cleaner alternatives to kerosene, French scientists say.
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Jurassic Park? Mammoth fragments from Siberia may be clonable

Jurassic Park? Mammoth fragments from Siberia may be clonable | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered well-preserved frozen woolly mammoth fragments deep in Siberia that may contain living cells, edging a tad closer to the Jurassic Park possibility of cloning a prehistoric animal.
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Evolutionary Marker? --Robot to Take the University of Tokyo Math Entrance Exam

Evolutionary Marker? --Robot to Take the University of Tokyo Math Entrance Exam | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Artifical intelliegence will surpass human intelligence after 2020, predicts Vernor Vinge, 62, a pioneer in AI, who in a recent interview warned about the risks and opportunities that an electronic super-intelligence would offer to mankind.
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Scientists Invent Method to Create Memories in Brains

Scientists Invent Method to Create Memories in Brains | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
I find this extremely hard to believe, but according to new research published in Nature Neuroscience, scientists have invented a method to induce memories in brains for the first time in history.
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Pollution as Art: Radio-Controlled Armada Floats Where Canoes Dare Not Go

Pollution as Art: Radio-Controlled Armada Floats Where Canoes Dare Not Go | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Newtown Creek, stretching along the border between Brooklyn and Queens in New York, is in rough shape.
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‘CYBORG’ TISSUE CREATED WITH LIVING CELLS AND ELECTRONICS

‘CYBORG’ TISSUE CREATED WITH LIVING CELLS AND ELECTRONICS | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The line between human and robot begins to blur.
The future is now folks!
Scientist’s have developed human tissue that is half electronics and half organic cells!
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KABUTOM RX-03 – Japan’s Giant Rhinoceros Beetle Robot

KABUTOM RX-03 – Japan’s Giant Rhinoceros Beetle Robot | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it

 Created by Japanese engineer Hitoshi Takahashi, the KABUTOM RX-03 is an 11-meter-long, 17-tonne-heavy robot shaped like a rhinoceros beetle.

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