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Baseball Team Enlists Help Of Robot Fans To Beef Up Home Support

07/29/2014, When it comes to the world of sports, you know that the home team will have the added advantage of not having to travel, in addition to enjoying the support of the home fans – who are sometimes known as the 12th man when it comes to the game of...

hitchBOT Starts To Make Its Way Across Canada

07/27/2014, Hitchhiking used to be something that is safe to do, many, many years ago, before there were psychos and crazy folks going around who decided that a human life was not worth a mite, and ending up with a murder case for the authorities to pursue. Well, you...

Drone Helps To Track Down A Missing Elderly Man

07/24/2014, Drones can be pretty useful at times, especially when one needs to capture large swathes of a particular land area, Martha Stewart’s farm included. This would also place the drone to be in an ideal position of looking for lost persons or a missing...

WP5 Robot Picks Peppers

07/23/2014, I don’t know about you, but I somehow would love to have a tongue twister made out of the WP5 Robot that picks peppers. Automation in farming is not exactly in an advanced stage at the moment, since humans with years of experience on the field do a...

MIT Researchers Create Robotic Glove With An Extra Thumb

07/21/2014, A couple of weeks ago, we reported that car manufacturer had begun offering its workers 3D printed thumbs. This isn’t to replace thumbs lost during the course of work, but rather it acts as a support for the wearer’s thumb to prevent fatigue and also...

MIT Proposes To Use Drones For Flash Photography

07/14/2014, When it comes to flash photography, unless you have an assistant that is able to hold the flash unit for you, chances are its position is pretty static, meaning that you’ll have to move the entire setup if you want to reposition the flash. It’s not a...

Amazon Requests For FAA Permission To Test Delivery Drones

07/10/2014, Amazon, the online retail giant who unveiled their Prime Air program at the end of last year that saw the possibility of drones performing deliveries to its customers, intends to test out their collection of unmanned delivery aircraft near its Seattle...

Fancy Playing Angry Birds With A Robot?

07/10/2014, Angry Birds, the mobile game that has allegedly cost billions in productivity losses over the years, continues to be Rovio’s biggest money spinner until today. While the game has lost its initial popularity among the masses, it has become a highly...

Drone Captures Photos Of Martha Stewart’s Farm

07/10/2014, When it comes to drones, there is a place for it in this world – whether for the military or regular folks like you and I. However, when you are as famous as Martha Stewart, drones too, have a place in her life – as evident by the breathtaking...

Robot Writes Torah Faster Than A Human

07/10/2014, In the past, a Jewish priest or rabbi would have to go through a slew of cleansing rituals in order to purify himself before he started to begin work on a copy of the Torah. Mistakes were not tolerated at all, which is why we can be sure of the...

R2-D2 Lives In Modified Honda Element

07/08/2014, No, everyone’s favorite astromech droid, R2-D2, is not living on some planet away from our solar system with a member of the Skywalker family (just how long is the shelf life for droids anyways?), but actually, hiding right here on earth among us humans...

Foxconn Will Deploy Robots To Build Apple’s Next iPhone

07/06/2014, Robots are naturally more efficient than human beings. This is because they do not require sleep or food, and won’t be distracted by things such as conversation with its co-workers or standing around the water cooler while gossiping about what goes on...