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  • Robot takeover: Report suggests most lawyers will soon become unnecessary
    Robot takeover: Report suggests most lawyers will soon become unnecessary
    If you thought the robot takeover would be a violent one, a la the "Terminator" movies, a new report is suggesting that it might begin with knowledge of the law. Consultant firm Jomati Consultants have seen the future, Fox New reported...
  • Battroborg, battle for supremacy
    Battroborg, enter the arena to battle for supremacy
    The primal desire to be the ultimate winner in battle can take hold when young and old play games. Digging down and finding a way to win when backed into a corner are characteristics of a champion. Taking these thoughts in mind, kids can enter...
  • Clooney loses job to robot: Nestle replaces star with intelligent humanoid robot
    Clooney loses job to robot: Nestle replaces star with intelligent humanoid robot
    Now that George Clooney is married, it seems he has lost interest among the female audience when selling coffee, so Nestlé Japan has decided to replace the Hollywood actor with a robot. Joking aside, let's talk about an interesting initiative...
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    Hammacher Schlemmer: new products, new 3D catalog
    Having trouble thinking of what to get that favorite geek of yours? Hammacher Schlemmer has some options. They also have a brand new way to look for that special holiday gift.Hammacher Schlemmer, the New York store renowned for offering the Best,...
  • Big Hero 6
    Review: 'Big Hero 6' is another Disney hero
    “Big Hero 6” is Disney’s most recent animated feature focusing on 14 year-old Hiro Hamada (voiced by Ryan Potter) and a healthcare robot named Baymax (voiced by Scott Adsit). Baymax was created by Hiro’s older brother...
  • Ozobot Robot
    Play on, with the amazing Ozobot robot
    I'm a busy guy and don't have much time to waste. So anytime I get to play with the latest cool gadget under the pretense that I'm "testing" it, is quite a bonus.Enter the Ozobot.The Ozobot is the universe's smallest...
  • Robot that kills Ebola and Enterovirus D68 showcased at IDWeek 2014
    Robot that kills Ebola and Enterovirus D68 showcased at IDWeek 2014
    A 5-foot-5 superbug-slaying robot is being featured at IDWeek 2014 in Philadelphia from October 8 to 12, 2014. IDWeek is a combined meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, the HIV...
  • World War 3 fought by remote control? Navy video shows swarming unmanned boats
    World War 3 fought by remote control? Navy video shows swarming unmanned boats
    Will World War 3 be fought from remote locations, weapons and "smart" munitions operated from afar? Although it is doubtful that a "boots on the ground" approach will always be necessary in future battle situations, it appears...
  • Robot writing
    Penguin issues new children's titles
    Penguin Press has issued some late summer children's titles.For three-to-five-year-olds come a whole crop of colorful books certain to charm preschoolers."R Is for Robot: A Noisy Alphabet" ($16.99) by Adam Watkins, is a book about...
  • Robot can assist autistic children learn and maintain life skills
    Humanoid robots encourage autonomy in children with autism
    Humanoid robots can be used the help autistic children develop social and life skills by practicing imitations of computer-demonstrated behavior, says a pilot study by the University of Southern California. Scientists hope that within a decade,...
  • Real Transformers
    Real robotic transformers
    For years, transformers have been a thing of the movies. Most children dream about having a real transformer of their own while they play with their toy ones. Every time a new transformer movie comes out on the big screen it tops the charts and...
  • Sendy
    4 Robot Apps for Creativity
    "Robots Are Everywhere!" is the well observed notion offered in a recent Huffington Post article about robotics for kids. Robots and robotics programs can be empowering aspects of STEM initiates in education (which are designed to infuse...
  • hitchBot
    Thumbing its way across Canada
    Let’s face it, hitchhikers are sketchy, but one robot who’s thumbing for a ride this summer may paint a different picture of the shady scene. Phys.org reported on Saturday, Aug. 2, a robot by the name of hitchBot is already halfway...
  • The Future for Teo Halm After "Earth to Echo"
    The Future for Teo Halm After "Earth to Echo"
    Teenage actor Teo Halm is receiving his first taste of stardom after starring in the highly anticipated family-friendly alien flick "Earth to Echo" of 2014. The young actor reportedly participated in 150 auditions before landing the role...
  • 'I, Robot' is very enjoyable
    'I, Robot' is very enjoyable
    Will Smith has fought virtually every kind of villain screenwriters can create. Among the villains he has fought are drug dealers (Bad Boys), nefarious evil scientists (Wild, Wild West), and intelligent, but dangerous aliens (Men in Black and...