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Meet the faces of Japan's first robot-staffed hotel

Japan's first robot-staffed hotel opens this week and we just got the full tour. While the main attraction may be the bordering-on-human receptionist (left) and the English-speaking dinosaur (er, right), the hotel has a whole family of robots performing varying degrees of useful work. Think: room …

Japan

TOP 5 NINJAS IN VIDEO GAMES

You can download SteamOS right now

As promised, Valve has made its SteamOS available to all — and barring server issues, you can download it right now. The Linux-based operating system weighs in at 960MB, and will be used to power the company's Steam Machines game platform. Today Valve is also shipping out prototype units to 300 …

New Record for Coldest Place on Earth, in Antarctica

Scientists measure lowest temperature on Earth via satellites.<p><b>If you think this winter is cold, be glad you're not in Antarctica.</b><p><b>Using new satellite data, scientists have measured the most frigid temperature ever recorded on the continent's eastern highlands: about -136°F (-93°C)—colder than dry</b> …

4 Things to Consider for Space Warfare, Such as How Bullets Fire in Space

As we develop plans for space tourism and, perhaps, colonization in the not-too-distant future, space warfare may also be on the horizon.<p>Here’s a …

Los Angeles

Balancing Glass - Sick Science! #165

The Total Outdoorsman Manual

• <b>Author:</b> T. Edward Nickens<p>The Total Outdoorsman Manual is the ultimate guide book for the outdoors enthusiast, packed with hundreds of practical tips and techniques from T. Edward Nickens and the experts at Field & Stream magazine, that is guaranteed to improve your hunting, fishing, camping and …

500 Deer Hunting Tips

• <b>Author:</b> Bill Vaznis<p><b>One Simple Tip Can Bring You a Trophy!</b><br>This book gives whitetail hunters exactly what they're always looking for: that extra edge--whitetail hunters are always looking for that extra edge in outsmarting their prey. Short and to-the-point tips are just what many of them are looking …

Outdoor Life: The Ultimate Survival Manual

• <b>Author:</b> Rich Jonson<p>Your Indispensable Go-To Guide for Surviving Anything<p>Get Ready, Get Set, Survive!<p>You’re lost in the woods without food or water. Confronted by an armed assailant in the dead of night. Forced to outrun a deadly tornado. Don’t worry—The Ultimate Survival Manual has you covered.<p>OUT …

Flipping pancakes with mathematics | Simon Singh

Mathematical minds love a problem that's easy to pose but tough to solve<p>Tomorrow marks the 80th birthday of Jacob E Goodman, a mathematician at the City College of New York. If Professor Goodman's name does not ring any bells, then maybe you know him better by his pseudonym, Harry Dweighter. No? …