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Robot stars on Berlin opera stage

A small robot, the same size as an eight-year-old child, is the star of an opera performance at Berlin's Komische Oper.<p>The robot, developed by the Berlin Humboldt University and known as Myon, plays in the performance of "My Square Lady".<p>Peter Dobbie reports.

Caring Pepper robot hits the market, sells out in a minute

The adorable Pepper robot unveiled a year ago by Japan-based mobile and telecommunications company SoftBank has finally been made available to consumers, and it's been a roaring success.<p>According to CIO, the robot was launched on to the market at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 20. Within a minute, all …

Robotics

Don't brush Andrew McCutchen back, or he'll power up with some push-ups and hit a double

You may be under the impression that Andrew McCutchen is a pretty gentle, easygoing guy. When he's not giving batting gloves to adorable little …

Oh baby, what a catch! Fan holds son, snags ball

CHICAGO -- The Dodgers won a most unique challenge in the bottom of the second inning of Tuesday night's 1-0, 10-inning Cubs win.<p>As first baseman …

Google dives deep into health tracking with a medical wearable

The same company that gave us Google Glass is now working on another kind of wearable: a health tracker.<p>Google has developed a wristwatch-like device …

Wearable Tech

#slowmoMonday: Best of the Regular Season - Part 1

Stanley Cup Goes Through Airport Security on Way to Chicago

Not even the Stanley Cup gets to bypass airport security.<p>With the possibility of the Chicago Blackhawks' clinching the Stanley Cup Final in Game 6 on Monday night, the Stanley Cup made its way to the Windy City. Like every other piece of luggage, it had to go through the X-ray scanner at the …

Stanley Cup

Is Corey Crawford the Chris Osgood of a Blackhawks’ dynasty?

CHICAGO – It wasn’t the first time I’ve offended someone through what was intended to be some level of flattery.<p>On Monday night, Corey Crawford has a …

#TBT The Pony Line: Chicago's Max and Doug Bentley and Bill Mosienko were the #NHL's top-scoring line in 1946-47. http://t.co/qgYWnXXlII

#TBT No. 4 http://t.co/FnaDob8G7u

#TBT Slightly more famous photo of No. 4 http://t.co/mEQoLA7Bn6

#TBT Speaking of iconic photos http://t.co/RZWmSRgmb6

Cicret Bracelet sueña con llevar Android a tu piel, si de paso me pagas esta otra cosa

Mientras la fiebre de lo <i>wearable</i> sigue su curso y cada vez vemos más y más dispositivos que podemos vestir, algunos dejan volar su imaginación y …

Skaters Rejoice Over the World's First Multi-Story Skatepark

British architect Guy Hollaway recently unveiled plans for the world's first multi-story skatepark, which is to be built in Folkestone, England. The project was commissioned by billionaire Roger De Haan with the hope that it will prevent young people from moving away from this sleepy seaside town. …

Yost recounts moving Dale Earnhardt story

Off-Track<p>KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Ned Yost tells the best Dale Earnhardt stories.<p>Ned Yost? The Kansas City Royals manager? How does he even have <i>any</i> Dale …

New Intel-powered ASUS ZenPad tablets leak online ahead of launch

One of the new pieces of kit is the ASUS ZenPad 7 (Z170C) that also comes in a 3G version (Z170CG). The two tablets have been spotted on some online …

NASA's 10-Engine Electric Plane Takes Off and Lands Like a Helicopter

NASA researchers took a rather unique prototype aircraft for a spin last week: Greased Lightning, a 10-engine electric plane with rotating wings that allow it to take off and land like a helicopter. Vertical take-off and landing aircraft, or VTOL, are not a new idea, but this particular …

Just some city boys (and girls) taking the midnight 🚂 to a 3-0 win. #StanleyCup http://t.co/BFkKGXXmNZ

Who has more to prove in the playoffs: Alex Ovechkin or Sidney Crosby? Use #MovesLikeNoOther pres. by @Gillette http://t.co/ErSmeNMJbK

Mirtle: Blame P.K. Subban, not the officials for tough call

Leave it to P.K. Subban to inject some controversy into a playoff series.<p>The Montreal Canadiens won Game 1 on Wednesday over the Ottawa Senators primarily on the strength of a great game (and two key goals) from its fourth line, but all anyone was talking about afterward was Subban being tossed …

New York Islanders - Pittsburgh Penguins - April 10th, 2015

Amazon can finally test its delivery drones in the US

Amazon's drone team must have heaved a collective sigh of relief: the company only had to wait a few weeks for the FAA's approval this time. The agency has officially granted Amazon's request to test its new UAVs in the US on Wednesday, April 8th. If you recall, the company's previous request spent …

Drones

Pavel Datsyuk wants to sign contract extension with Red Wings

Despite speculation that he wants to return to the KHL, Pavel Datsyuk expressed a desire to remain with the Detroit Red Wings beyond next season.<p>Detroit Red Wings forward Pavel Datsyuk expressed his desire to stay with the team beyond next season, according to Ansar Khan of MLive.com.<p>Datsyuk is …

The @NYRangers were presented with the Presidents' Trophy on Thursday as the League's top team. http://t.co/J2Jt5lsIxk

The @DetroitRedWings are #StanleyCup Playoff bound for the 24th straight season. 🐙 http://t.co/HSmAq8XhiU

This massive airship is getting a $2.7 million grant to revolutionize transport

The UK's Airlander 10 — the largest aircraft in the world — is continuing to attract investment. The craft's designers, Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV), have won a €2.5 million ($2.7 million) grant from the EU from a fund to develop green transport initiatives. This sum is on top of a £3.4 million ($5 …

DJI is about to sell a whole lot more drones

Earlier today via simultaneous events in New York City, London, and Munich, DJI—maker of the ubiquitous white quadrotor aircraft that have become …