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High-tech Japanese hotel to employ human-like robot staff

Going to Japan? Here's a bit of advice: if you're absolutely terrified of eerie human-like robots, think very hard before visiting Nagasaki prefecture's Henn-na Hotel that's slated to open its doors in July. Why? Because the high-tech hotel will employ 10 robots, three of which are multilingual …

Robotics

China to Have Most Robots in the World by 2017

China will have more robots operating in its production plants by 2017 than any other country as it cranks up automation of its car and electronics factories, the International Federation of Robotics said on Thursday. Already the biggest market in the $9.5 billion global robot trade, China lags far …

BAFTA Film Awards 2015 Posters

BAFTA 2015 Awards – 68th British Academy Film Awards – Illustrations by Malika Favre, art direction and typography by Human After All.<p>The annual …

A Periodic Table Of Sexy Talk

First created by Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev in 1869, the Periodic Table of the Elements are ordered by their atomic number. It starts with hydrogen, and then the elements continue to get denser until they’re downright radioactive. Then there’s the Periodic Table of Sexual Terminology. It …

NYC’s Wildest Dressers Reveal Why We Wear What We Wear

A research project examines the relationship between dress, emotion, and identity, through photos of outlandish style “outliers.”<p>What motivates your middle-aged dad to wear button-downs and khakis while that guy on the L train opts for a leopard-print cape, a turquoise dashiki, and a glittery …

Interstate Font Family from Font Bureau

The Interstate font family, a typeface by Tobias Frere-Jones for foundry Font Bureau.<p>Interstate’s type design draws inspiration by signage alphabets …

The terrifying new McDonald's mascot – and other creepy corporate monsters

Meet Happy, the new McDonald's mascot. Customers in the US got their first glimpse of him in a tweet on Monday night. And unfortunately Happy did not make people happy. He made them scared. Or at least that was the majority verdict on Twitter:<p>You can see where these people are coming from. But …

Cube 3 And CubePro 3D Printers Ship Next Month

3D Systems today announced the availability schedule of its recently unveiled Cube 3 and CubePro 3D printers. Commercial shipments are due to begin …

Adobe Shows Off Touch-Optimized Photoshop CC for Surface Pro 3

At Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 launch event, Adobe showed off a sneak peek of a new touch-optimized version of Photoshop CC.<p>Michael Gough, the VP of …

Pinterest Rolls Out A New “Business Insights” API To Select Marketing Technology Companies

Fresh off the heels of another massive $200 million funding round which values the company at $5 billion, Pinterest is preparing to announce a new initiative that will allow businesses to gain a better understanding of Pinterest trends, as well as an enhancement to its API platform which will aid …