Robotics

‘Bumblebee' Through the Eyes of an Animator

58 seconds ago   |   NY Times

The film's director, Travis Knight, used his background in animation to help shine a new light on a Transformers robot.
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These weren't the droids they were looking for: Japanese robot-hotel lays off its “annoying” android staff, pivots to humans

5 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

The failed roll-out of a Japanese robot-staffed hotel is a cautionary tale for those who think similar consumer-technology will revolutionize the hospitality industry. The...
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Could You Fall in Love With a Robot?

12 hours ago   |   NY Times

Today people fall in love via their phones. But would your phone be just as satisfying?
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Mass. Robot eliminates trouble from taking daily medications

Mass. Robot eliminates trouble from taking daily medications

23 hours ago   |   WCVB

Boston based start up Pillo Health is building a little robot that can make sure you take your medicine on time.
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Researchers develop flexible nanobots to deliver drugs inside your body

Researchers develop flexible nanobots to deliver drugs inside your body

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat

Researchers have designed a flexible robot designed for drug delivery that's small enough to flow through the bloodstream.
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Every Nintendo Labo kit you can buy today

Every Nintendo Labo kit you can buy today

1 day ago   |   iMore

Nintendo Labo can be a blast to put together and play with, but if you burn through the basic Nintendo kits, you might be looking for more to do with your Nintendo Switch...
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AI system teaches robots how to navigate wilderness trails

AI system teaches robots how to navigate wilderness trails

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat

Wilderness trail traversal is a useful skill for rescuers and outdoor enthusiasts alike, but one that's difficult to teach to robots. It's not that the mechanical beasts aren't...
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When Mr. Robot met Mr. Poe: the curious case of the chess-playing machine

1 day ago   |   Baltimore Sun

It was a hot summer day in May 1827, and Johann Maelzel's robot exhibition was not going well. Crowds had gathered inside Baltimore's Fountain Inn on Light Street to see the...
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What's So ‘Indecent' About Female Pleasure?

1 day ago   |   NY Times

A consumer technology innovation award was revoked from a company that makes a hands-free sex toy. The reason, some believe, is that the product is made for women.
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Lizard robot brings ancient creature to life

Lizard robot brings ancient creature to life

2 days ago   |   New York Post

WASHINGTON - How did the earliest land animals move? Scientists have used a nearly 300-million-year old fossil skeleton and preserved ancient footprints to create a moving...
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Kentucky high school investigates students' alleged mockery of Native...

Kentucky high school investigates students' alleged mockery of Native American at rally

A Catholic high school in northern Kentucky is facing severe backlash after videos went viral showing students allegedly mocking Native Americans at a rally in Washington. Read more ...

Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Speaking from the White House, Trump said he was offering a "commonsense compromise both parties should embrace." Read more ...

Women's March returns amid shutdown and controversy

Women's March returns amid shutdown and controversy

It's the third year women from around the nation have participated. Read more ...

John Coughlin, Champion U.S. Figure Skater, Found Dead 1 Day After Suspension

John Coughlin, Champion U.S. Figure Skater, Found Dead 1 Day After Suspension

The two-time U.S. pairs champion was being investigated by SafeSport after allegations were made against him. Read more ...

At least 66 people killed, dozens injured in Mexico gasoline pipeline explosion

At least 66 people killed, dozens injured in Mexico gasoline pipeline explosion

Residents who live in the immediate vicinity of the pipeline, which runs from the cities of Tuxpan to Tula, have been evacuated. Read more ...

George W. Bush Calls For End To Shutdown With Pizza Delivery

George W. Bush Calls For End To Shutdown With Pizza Delivery

“It's time for leaders on both sides to put politics aside," the former president said. Read more ...

Trump offers temporary relief for Dreamers in exchange for border wall funding

Trump offers temporary relief for Dreamers in exchange for border wall funding

President Trump repeated calls for a wall at the southern border and outlined measures aimed at reopening the federal government in a Saturday speech. He urged the creation of... Read more ...

Panties, bras tossed from car as suspected shoplifter leads police on 100...

Panties, bras tossed from car as suspected shoplifter leads police on 100 mph chase, police say

Four bras, 14 pairs of panties, two candles and some air freshener refills - all valued at about $445 were taken from the store. Read more ...

Trump Offers Temporary Immigrant Protections For $5.7 Billion In Wall Money

Trump Offers Temporary Immigrant Protections For $5.7 Billion In Wall Money

The partial government shutdown has gone on weeks, and President Trump is offering a way out. But Democrats say the president's offer is a nonstarter and any deal needs to open... Read more ...

France ends 28-match US unbeaten run with 3-1 victory

France ends 28-match US unbeaten run with 3-1 victory

LE HAVRE, France - Kadidiatou Diani scored twice and France ended the U.S. national team's 28-game unbeaten streak with a 3-1 victory Saturday. Read more ...