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'Jetsons' turns 50: Technology dreamers' window to future

While we don't yet have flying cars with bubble gas transporting people around, robots that walk and talk and so-called "roadable aircraft" do exist.

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Tosy Robotics Shows off Drawing, Dancing Robots

Vietnamese toy maker Tosy Robotics showed two robots at the IFA electronics show in Berlin.

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Mars Rock-Zapping Laser Explained

ChemCam can look at rocks and soils from a distance, fire a laser to vaporize the materials, and analyze them with an on-board spectrograph that measures the composition of the resulting plasma.

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DARPA-Funded Robot Gives Troops a Helping Hand Dismantling Explosives

Robotic hands are getting increasingly smart, as this self-repairing, bomb-disarming one demonstrates.

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Never Miss Another Meeting With This iPad Telepresence Robot

This iPad-based robot is useful for making sure you’re at work wherever you are, and is also pretty handy so sneaking up on staff.

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Stompy Is a Giant, 6-Legged Robot That You Can Ride

Project Hexapod wants to revolutionize personal robotics, and Stompy is the first step in doing so.

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3D Printer Makes Intricate Sand Castles, Wins All the Sand Castle Competitions

This 3D-printing robot uses sand and soil to create elegant sculptures that are impressive and sturdy enough to display without them crumbling instantly.

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Now You Can Own This Crazy 13-Foot Robotic Exoskeleton

Japanese engineers unveil the finished version of their 13-foot, five-ton robotic exoskeleton. You can get one of your own... for $1.3 million.

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TELESAR V Robot Lets You Feel What It Feels, See What It Sees

The latest in telepresence technology, TELESAR V can convey touch, temperature and vibrations to its operator.

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Want to Skip Stones Right Now? This Robot Will Do It for You

This awesome robot will skip stones for you in real time. All you have to do is imagine that you’re really by the lake.

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