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  • May 17, 2012
    In a heartbreaking new discovery, scientists studying the fossilized remains of a pliosaurus (a marine reptile, not actually a traditional dino) found evidence of a degenerative bone condition similar to modern arthritis. Wow -- first arthritis, then mass extinction? *shaking... / Continue →
  • August 18, 2011
    Note to self: learn how to ride a bike. The last time we saw MABEL the running robot she was tripping and falling all over herself while I cheered and fist-bumped my laptop. Aaaaaaaaand now she can run at 6.8 miles an hour. That's less than 9-minute miles. "I could run fast... / Continue →
  • August 27, 2010
    Seen here practicing its pews, an unmanned robotic death & destruction copter went rogue while flying around Washington DC. I suspect it was coming to my old apartment. Thank God I never forwarded my mail! A software error, combined with an unfortunate user action, led to a ... / Continue →
  • June 15, 2010
    Japan, Japan, Japan -- what are we gonna do with you? KNOCK IT OFF WITH ALL THE ROBOTS ALREADY! You're giving me butt ulcers. Japanese researchers created a baby robot designed to simulate the behavior and development of a real infant in an effort to better understand how hu... / Continue →
  • May 25, 2010
    Because sharks aren't scary enough, apparently some of them can appear invisible while underwater. Awesome, I'm never showering again. Not scared yet? Well, one of the invisible shark species is nicknamed the phantom hunter of the fjords. The real name of the phantom hunt... / Continue →
  • May 14, 2010
    If there's one rule for number two, it's to make sure there's toilet paper in the stall before going. Also, try to minimize splashback. naika_tei is a Twitter user and anime song DJ in Tokyo. Last week, he found himself stranded in the third floor toilet of an electronics sto... / Continue →