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Bat Bot: It's the 'holy grail' of flying robots

When it comes to building flying robots, there's a lot to be learned from the beasts of the air. And researchers have -- we've seen robots inspired by the birds and the bees. The bat, however, is a different story, an animal whose flight seemed perhaps too complicated to unlock.<p>Unless, of course, …

Germany: Six teens dead in Bavaria after party in a garden hut

<b>A father in Germany has found the bodies of six teenagers, including his son and daughter, in his secluded garden hut in Bavaria.</b><p>The five young men and a woman aged 18 and 19 had been having a party outside the town of Arnstein on Saturday night.<p>The hut's owner went to look for the teenagers when …

Custom New BMW Alpina B7 Is Offensively Brown And Extremely Pretty

What is shiny and brown and fit for the crown? Why, this shiny and brown BMW Alpina B7 to take into town.<p>BMW Abu Dhabi Motors just posted images of …

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In the Future, Your Phone Will Be Built by Thousands of Robot Ants

The German automation firm Festo is building a bunch of the sci-fi-esque critters, which it thinks could become the future of manufacturing.<p>Late last month, the German industrial automation firm Festo unveiled a product that it hopes will help to revolutionize manufacturing: hand-sized, autonomous, …

Hate folding laundry? Seven Dreamers Laundroid robot wants to help at CES 2017

Seven Dreamers built a robot to fold your laundry for you -- and it actually works.<p>Nobody likes doing laundry. And even after you've washed and dried everything, you <i>still</i> have to fold it all and put it away. Bummer.<p>Fortunately, startup Seven Dreamers wants to help out with this everyday chore in …

Honda Just Invented a Self-Balancing Motorcycle That Never Falls Over

The Honda Riding Assist concept motorcycle keeps itself upright at a stop or during low-speed maneuvers.<p>Dropping your bike at a stop sign or during a low-speed maneuver is the fear of any new motorcyclist. It's easy enough to keep your bike upright at speed, but sneaking through a parking lot, all …

CES 2017: Adorable LG Robots Will Clean Airports, Mow Your Lawn

The robots are coming, and they want to make your life a little easier.<p>LG Corporation unveiled its new lineup of intelligent robots at CES in Las …

Is Sugar the New Smoking?

Thirty years ago, we were blind to the dangers of secondhand smoke. Now it’s our addiction to sugar and processed food that will shock future …

The PowerRay is a robot fishing buddy you never knew you wanted

Robotics company PowerVision grabbed headlines last year with its PowerEgg, which, true to its name is a quadcopter shaped like an egg. Its latest robot doesn't fly, though: It swims.<p>Designed for fishing hobbyists, the PowerRay can dive 30 meters (98 feet) underwater for up to four hours to give …

Artificial intelligence isn't the scary future. It's the amazing present.

The year 2017 arrives and we humans are still in charge. Whew! The machines haven't taken over yet, but they are gaining on us.<p>Google's DeepMind AlphaGo computer program recently beat the world champ at Go, a complex board game, while Japanese researchers plan to build the world's fastest …

Freaky Ford Art Car Going to Scottsdale Auction

We’ve seen two pedigree Ford Torinos priced higher than new Ferrari 488s. This 1971 example is not one of those Torinos.<p>Next month, Barrett-Jackson will attempt to auction this non-running, plastic-grafted abstract interpretation of a Torino. Illinois artist Ioan Florea has an enigmatic theory …

17 Puppies Who Were Just Too Much To Handle In 2016

2016 was a garbage year, but at least we have CUTE DOGGOS.

An Exoskeleton For The Elderly

With almost $10 million in funding, Superflex wants to redesign DARPA exoskeleton technology for the aging mainstream.<p>Almost a third of adults age 65 and older report difficulty walking just three city blocks. But a company called Superflex has raised $10 million to build a solution–and it doesn’t …

METHOD-1 is a giant robot mech that's a cross between Alien's Power Loader and the Iron Giant

A South Korean company is working with a former <i>Starcraft</i> concept artist to create a real-life giant robot - and it's already got a working …

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My Fair Lady: A Visual History of the Nissan Z-Car

Honda teases electric concept car with AI-powered emotions

The NeuV will be revealed at CES in January 2017<p>Honda has teased the first image of what looks to be an ambitious new concept car — an experimental vehicle dubbed the NeuV. The automaker will be showcasing the car at CES on January 5th and says it will be automated, electric, designed for …

Japan is hoping robot babies will encourage people to have real babies

Driven by a declining population, a trend for developing robotic babies has emerged in Japan as a means of encouraging couples to become “parents.” The approaches taken vary widely and are driven by different philosophical approaches that also beg a number of questions, not least whether these …

12 Tech Trends That Will Shape Our Lives In 2017

From in-ear interfaces to superhero autonomous cars<p><i>The global design and strategy firm Frog asked experts from its offices around the world to identify key technology trends that’ll shape how we live, work, and play in 2017. Below, we’ve selected 12 that are most relevant to the design community.</i> …

The science behind how WiFi internet connectivity works

Our Telegraph video series, How It Works, breaks down the basics of everyday technology, revealing how the products we use on a daily basis actually work.<p>The video above reveals how WiFi internet connectivity works, connecting to a computer by converting electronic data into digital signals via an …

Nestle Claims a Scientific Breakthrough, and Chocolate Will Never Be the Same Again

Dear chocaholics, swallow this.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>This is more important than most news you've read in, oh, the last decade.<p>This concerns an essential foodstuff, one that -- for some people, at least -- can …

Giant Gundam robot will soon depart Tokyo mall

It's never easy being the bearer of bad news, but that amazing and incredibly awesome giant Gundam robot won't be standing guard over Tokyo forever.<p>The massive mockup, which measures a staggering 59 feet tall, will stride off into the sunset within a few short months, Japan's ITmedia reported this …

The One Ingredient That Improves Brain Function

Has your immunity been on the lower end of the health scale lately? Is your libido lacking? Does your skin look dull? If you answered yes to all or …

Genevieve Bell: ‘Humanity’s greatest fear is about being irrelevant’

The anthropologist explains why being scared about AI has more to do with our fear of each other than killer robots<p>Genevieve Bell is an Australian anthropologist who has been working at tech company Intel for 18 years, where she is currently head of sensing and insights. She has given numerous TED …

Astronomers Have Discovered One of The Most Massive Objects in The Universe

It was hiding behind the Milky Way.<p>Through the thick fog of our own galaxy, astronomers have spotted an ultimate prize: one of the largest-known …

6 Things We Can Add To Water For Better Digestive Health

Water is universally the most beneficial beverage you can ever drink and you’ve probably heard from health professionals that staying hydrated is key …

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The Future of Artificial Intelligence and Cybernetics - MIT Technology Review

Science fiction has, for many years, looked to a future in which robots are intelligent and cyborgs are commonplace. <i>The Terminator, The Matrix, Blade</i> …

Justice League V Monsters Trailer: DC Trinity Meets Classic Horror Villains

Advertising [x]<p>by Bob Chipman<p>– on<p>in Movie News<p>There have been trailers, bonus scenes, teasers and (counting <i>Wonder Woman</i>) three whole movies leading …

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Robots built this trippy brick facade

Whoa<p>Brick, a material as old as time, may just be the edgiest thing in architecture right now. Earlier this year, we saw Dutch firm MVRDV cover an Amsterdam Chanel boutique with super strong, super rad bricks of glass. And now, Chinese firm Archi-Union Architects has created a brick facade that …