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Marilyn Manson-Playing Robots Automate the Rebellious Teen Experience

3 years ago |

These robots are freaking metal. And plastic, too. Here's a quick look at some cool musical robots!

Volvo Adds In-Car Radar to Prevent Animal Collisions

3 years ago |

Volvo hopes to reduce collisions with wild animals with new technology.

Remote Controlled Dog Goes Where You Tell It To; Does Your Bidding

3 years ago |

Control your dog and tell it where to go; no training necessary!

A Glimpse at the Past: The Military's First Quadruped

3 years ago |

Any geek knows about the AT-AT Walker, but the military and GE had a working one before Star Wars was even made.

Telenoid Robot Shows Emotion, Dreams of Electric Sheep

3 years ago |

Conveying physical emotions through a phone call or email is difficult, but researchers from Japan’s Osaka University have developed a robot that they think can do just that. Nick Barber caught the emotional android in action at the Computer-Human Interaction Conference.

X Finger Regains The Use of Your Fingers Without Robotics

3 years ago |

A new artificial limb allows amputees to gain the use of their fingers with clever metal joints rather than electronics.

Furby Skinned And Modded, Is Even Weirder Than Before

3 years ago |

A hacker skins, solders, and modifies a Furby--and renders it even creepier than it would be otherwise.

25 Ways IT Will Morph in the Next 25 Years

3 years ago |

Imagine a world where the computers, networks and storage systems are all tens of thousands of times faster than they are today -- and then think about the sci-fi type of applications that will be possible.

Robot Luggage Handler Highlights Futuristic Hotel

3 years ago |

It looks like something out of The Jetsons--or maybe RoboCop--but the luggage-toting Yobot robot at the glitzy new Yotel New York hotel is turning heads near Times Square.

Green and High-Tech Vehicles Popular at NY Auto Show

3 years ago |

At the New York International Auto Show, manufacturers from all over the world gathered to show off their new models and the latest in engine, energy, and telematics technology.