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Google rejects military funding for its advanced humanoid robot

The tech giant wants to distance itself from the military research lab DARPA, and the feeling is mutual<p>Once upon a time, if you wanted money to build humanoid robots, you basically had to get it from the military — specifically, the high-risk, high-reward technology lab known as the Defense …

Cubli cube robot demonstrates incredible balance

Cubli is a cube-shaped robot that can jump up, balance on a single corner, and "walk" itself across a desk, all using off-the-shelf parts.<p>Some robots …

Fascinating Photos of New York City in the Early 1980s

<i>New York Up & Down</i> is a fascinating series by now octogenarian Frank Horvat that shows us what a major metropolis looked like back in the early 1980s. Shot between 1982 and 1986, the street images, all taken with a Nikon SLR camera with Ektachrome, captures New York City in a raw and gritty way. …

New York City

Beautiful Houses: House Serengeti

Today we will show you the beautiful House Serengeti in Johannesburg, South Africa, a project by Nico van der Meulen Architects. The house is …

South Africa

Nokia Lumia 1020 hits Australia 17 September

After giving the Lumia 925 a short stint at the top of the pack, Nokia has announced that the pixel-packing Lumia 1020 will launch in Australia on 17 …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 packs a punch

Samsung has unveiled the new Galaxy Note 3, bringing with it a beast of a processor and a larger screen.<p><b>Samsung has unveiled the new Galaxy Note 3,</b> …