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Google's Robot Army: A Look At The Google Boston Dynamics Buyout

In the Terminator franchise, Skynet was a military defense system developed by Cyberdyne. Naturally, the AI quickly went rogue and conquered mankind, …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Could Launch with 2K Display and Iris Scanner (Rumor)

Rumors have been flying all over the internet that Samsung is working on its flagship device, along with a bunch of other handsets that are expected …

Colbert fights Google's robots with Ewoks

Someone has to put up a show against Google's latest robotic intentions. Thankfully, Stephen Colbert is stepping up.<p>"It's the Yahoo of things that work."<p>This is the benign description that Stephen Colbert offers on the subject of Google.<p>However, like the defender of all things natural and …

Robots

Steve Wozniak just backed a DIY computer on Kickstarter—and so have 12,000 others

The creators of Kano, a kit to assemble your own mini-computer, asked for $100,000 on Kickstarter. One day short of the end of the company’s campaign, they’ve raised $1.35 million from nearly 12,000 backers including Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Kickstarter co-founder Yancey Strickler. Alex …

Raspberry Pi

Google Buys Boston Dynamics, Creator Of Big Dog

Google announced that they’ve acquired Boston Dynamics, creators of quad- and bi-pedal robots like Big Dog and PETMAN. This is Google’s eighth robotics acquisition.<p>The company did not disclose the details of the sale.<p>The announcement appeared in the <i>New York Times</i> where Boston Dynamics CEO Marc …

NASA wants to grow turnips, flowers and more on the moon by 2015

One of the biggest challenges we face when it comes to exploring our solar system and spending time away from Earth is food and water. A spacecraft …

Gardening

Off the grid: Walgreens opens self-powered pharmacy of the future

It’s been said that sunshine is the best disinfectant, but might it also be good medicine? Walgreens is betting on it with the opening of its solar-powered drugstore of the future — America’s first dedicated retail space that generates all of the energy it needs to operate on-site.<p>Built just north …

The big energy problem that happens while you’re sleeping

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>When we were young, our mothers would tell us to turn off the lights before going to bed. But our mothers’ best efforts to …