Rob Bullock

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Google buys Boston Dynamics, maker of spectacular and terrifying robots

Google has acquired robotics engineering company Boston Dynamics, best known for its line of quadrupeds with funny gaits and often mind-blowing capabilities. Products that the firm has demonstrated in recent years include BigDog, a motorized robot that can handle ice and snow, the 29 mile-per-hour …

Amazing aerial shot of the Na Pali coast on Kauai. Anyone up for a trip to the beach this winter? Photo by Paul Bica (via Flickr: http://bit.ly/18AaQie) Check us out on Instagram for more travel shots from around the world: http://instagram.com/matadornetwork

Google's mystery barge could be a VIP party boat and Glass store combined

After intense speculation, the secret contents of Google's San Francisco barge have apparently been revealed. Local CBS station KPIX 5 reports that multiple sources have confirmed the majority of the barge's space will be taken up by luxury showrooms for the company's upcoming Google Glass headset, …

WOW! An amazing new view of Saturn, created by amateur image processer Gordan Ugarkovic, shows the planet and its rings in all their glory. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/f50r Ugarkovic, a Croatian computer programmer, assembled the incredible image from 36 shots snapped by the Cassini spacecraft on Oct. 10. (www.flickr.com/photos/ugordan/)

See The World Through The Eyes Of A Cat

An awesome, disorienting look at kitty vision.<p>What does the world look like through a cat's eyes? The basic structure of feline eyes is pretty similar to what humans have, but cats' vision has adapted to very different purposes, so the world they see looks familiar, but isn't quite the same as …

One-time North Korean spy was 'Hero of the Republic' … now he's spilling secrets about the peninsula's deadly rivalry

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Steven Soderbergh’s Twitter Novella Is Now a Hardcover Book (But You Can Read It Online)

Retirement means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. For Steven Soderbergh, it has meant, turning his attention away from directing theatrical releases at a breakneck pace, and working on any number of other projects instead. One such project involved writing a novella on …

Steven Soderbergh

A Quick Exercise To Generate 9 New Growth Ideas

Common sense usually leads to average outcomes. Here’s how to get to uncommonly good thoughts.<p>It’s 1:54 a.m. I should be asleep. But two distractions are keeping me going. First, my house is dead silent, a state it rarely achieves with three young kids. Second, I returned home from a strategy …

What’s This Mysterious Circle on the Seafloor?

<b>What creates mysterious circles on the seafloor? No, it’s not aliens of the deep—it’s actually pufferfish hoping to snag a mate, a new study says.</b><p>Divers first noticed the 6.5-foot-wide (2-meter-wide) circular structures near Japan‘s Amami-Oshima Island about 20 years ago. But no one knew how these …

Vancouver’s best croissants: These flaky pastries will knock your socks off (with video)

Print<p>Related<p>Croissants, croissants everywhere and not a lot to knock your socks off. Some look like buns and taste like bread; some look deflated and …

Take A Look At What Happens Every Single Minute On The Internet

Early last year we learned that one hour of YouTube is uploaded every second. It was a bracing reminder of just how many people are spending their time online simultaneously. Of course, there are other ways to test the endurance of bandwidth, and a new infographic reveals statisics on most of …

An Alarm Clock That’s Impossible to Ignore

The approaching meteor shown in the Walk Up! Alarm Clock will keep coming closer until you walk several steps to disable it<p>Ricky Ho isn’t exactly a …

NASA Goes All the Way to Saturn, Takes a Stunning Selfie

That little blue dot floating in the black is every single one of us. Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute<p>Last week we told you to smile …

14 Things Successful People Do On Weekends

Spencer Rascoff is only 37. Yet the Harvard grad and father of three has already accomplished so much.<p>He cofounded Hotwire.com and served as a VP for Expedia; he held the roles of CFO, vice president of marketing and COO at Zillow; and in 2008 Rascoff was promoted to chief executive of the popular …

How To Make Money Without A Job

Before joining the staff of Forbes in July of 2011, I was happily self-employed for 23 years. For much of this time my husband and I ran two mostly unrelated home-based businesses. He worked in his office in the front of the house, while I was in mine across the hall. Our office doors were usually …

How To Master The Art Of Self-Promotion

It’s possible to spread your content without cheapening your brand. Here’s how to make your message hot, without looking like a hot dog.<p>“Politics is a direct-response business,” declares the digital director of President Obama’s re-election campaign. “People do things if you ask them to do it, and …

Behind the Scenes: Australia

*********<p>Think it's easy being a swimsuit model? Think again. In this behind the scenes video, SwimDaily follows <b>Alyssa Miller, Nina Agdal, Genevieve</b> …

How To Turn A Match Into A Tiny Rocket [VIDEO]

Blast off!<p>The swift strike of a match on July 4 typically precedes sky-high spectacles. But matches themselves can be fireworks. When ignited, the bulb of fuel on a match's tip combusts into space-hogging gases. By containing the gas in aluminum foil and directing it downward, you can create a …

Lac-Megantic before and after photos show how train explosion flattened bustling downtown core

<i>It was once Lac-Megantic’s bustling downtown core, where the 6,000 residents of the village 250 kilometres east of Montreal bought their groceries,</i> …

Casting Call: Lane Lindell

<i>Lane Lindell visited us a while back and had a lot to chat about! The gorgeous blonde has worked for Abercrombie and Fitch, Hollister, Neiman Marcus,</i> …

Realignment plan approved by Board of Governors

The NHL will have a fresh look for the regular season and a new format for the Stanley Cup Playoffs beginning next season after the Board of …