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Intelligent machines: Will we accept robot revolution?

<b>Would you share your home with a robot or work side by side with one? People are starting to do both, which has put the relationship we have with them under the spotlight and exposed both our love and fear of the machines that are increasingly becoming a crucial part of our lives.</b><p>In Japan they grow …

NASA And MegaBots Team Up To Build Giant Fighting Robots

And defeat the giant fighting robots of Japan<p>You might have seen MegaBots in the pages of Popular Science’s August issue. The company, headed by engineers Gui Cavalcanti and Matt Oehrlein, creates giant fighting robots. Its first prototype, the Mk. II, is 15 feet tall, lumbers along at just under 3 …

Carbon-Consuming Power Plant Will Puff Rings Of Triumph

Now on Kickstarter<p>We know that carbon dioxide levels are rising and that these rising levels are linked to increased temperatures. But actually visualizing how much carbon dioxide (CO2) is going into the atmosphere is a bit of a challenge. Even tons of an invisible gas are still, well, …

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

Secret of Water - Trailer 1

Over the years, our use and misuse of water has unexpectedly altered this precious resource. Prominent scientists, such as Konstatin Korotkov and …

'Jurassic World' just had the biggest Friday in box office history

The film opened Thursday at 7 p.m. and broke Universal's all-time "Thursday night preview" debut record with $18.5 million.<p>Friday's numbers are in and, combined with Thursday's grosses, "Jurassic World" nabbed a gargantuan $82.3 million opening day.<p>That number is the third-biggest debut of all time …

We now have a spacecraft that is propelled by sunlight alone

A new kind of spacecraft that sails on sunlight has been successfully deployed above Earth. On June 11, the LightSail satellite overcame a series of glitches to unfurl its solar sails, a propulsion system that’s entirely different to traditional rockets, thrusters or even solar panels.<p>The prototype …

Space Travel

DIY Shape-Shifting Lamp Lets You Stack and Build the Lamp of Your Dreams

Craftsman Mike Warren was inspired by the beauty of the Babele lamp by Manifattura Italian Design, but unwilling to pay the high sale price. So, the determined designer decided to hand craft a version of the lamp, which is a playful, shape-shifting piece that can be arranged and stacked to your …

Court allows hotly disputed discount contact lens price law in Utah

A federal appeals court ruling has cleared the way for discount contact lens retailers to drop prices while a legal battle is waged between the state of Utah and manufacturers who want to impose minimum prices on their products.<p>The decision handed down from the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in …

New York prison worker Joyce Mitchell charged with helping inmates escape

<b>(CNN) —</b> Prison worker Joyce Mitchell is in custody, accused of aiding in a daring prison escape. The two convicted killers she allegedly helped are free, but on the run.<p>Mitchell allegedly provided Richard Matt and David Sweat with the tools to cut through cell walls for their escape from an upstate …

Dallas police 'unbelievably fortunate' after attack on headquarters; suspect killed

An overnight shooting turned police headquarters here into a crime scene on Saturday with a detonated pipe-bomb and bullet-riddled windows and police cars, while miles away a suspect was shot dead by a police sniper after a standoff in an armored van carrying explosives.<p>"We were unbelievably …