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Robot Continues Working Despite Of Broken Leg

Can robots actually know how feelings are like? I suppose if one could boil down feelings to a series of 1s and 0s, then it would be a phenomenal breakthrough, but until then, abstract ...

7 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Hexapod Robot Gets Even Better at Being Indestructible

Any kind of damage is just a flesh wound for this adaptable walking hexapod

Mon 28 Jul 14 from IEEE Spectrum

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It's time to crowdfund the first step towards giant car-juggling robots

A robot that can juggle cars. And without any involvement from Michael Bay. That's the dream. Well, maybe it's just our dream, but a new Kickstarter project is trying to make it happen. It's ...

Wed 30 Jul 14 from Engadget

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Soccer Robots Score on Humans at RoboCup: GOOOOOOAL!

This is probably the most exciting 10 seconds of robot soccer you've ever seen

Wed 30 Jul 14 from IEEE Spectrum

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Korean baseball team recruits robots as stand-ins for fans

In South Korea, the Hanwha Eagles baseball team has gained a bunch of new fans that'll never abandon them even if they lose every game they play. After all, these new die-hard supporters are ...

Mon 28 Jul 14 from Engadget

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Conan O'Brien's office is staffed by robots

It's not just tech companies and factories that employ robots. You'll also find them on the job at "Conan," at least in a new sketch cooked up for the late night show.

Fri 25 Jul 14 from CNET

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'I want a Robot Olympics in 2020' says Japan's prime minister Shinzo Abe

When Japan hosts the summer Olympics in 2020 Prime Minister Shinzo Abe doesn't just want to see humans competing he wants robots to get involved as well.

Wed 23 Jul 14 from The Independent

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Move aside, Segway: Honda's Uni-Cub could make walking a thing of the past

Behold, the future of personal mobility devices: The Honda Uni-Cub. The Uni-Cub, which is self-balancing and has zero turning radius, is essentially a sit-on Segway without any handlebars. Most ...

Tue 22 Jul 14 from Extremetech

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Here's That Extra Pair of Robot Fingers You've Always Wanted

First it's extra robotic arms, and now it's extra robotic fingers

Mon 21 Jul 14 from IEEE Spectrum

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Prototype Platform Perceives Pristine Peppers, Precisely Picks a Perfect Peck

Prefer a person picking your peppers? Psh. Processes performed by people are past, we promise

Thu 17 Jul 14 from IEEE Spectrum

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