Sam Richmond

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Here comes the future: We’re making robots that feel!

It’s not sci-fi: Meet an amazing professor building creative, curious, moody, quick-witted and multitalented robots<p>Diane Ackerman<p>September 28, 2014 7:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us”<p>It’s an Anthropocene magic trick, this extension of our digital selves over the …

Would You Stay in a Hobbit House?

Attention, Tolkien fans: While you await the final "Hobbit" movie, you can immerse yourself in the world of hobbits, trolls, and elves at this Montana fantasy dwelling.<p><i>The Shire of Montana</i><p>If re-watching all the "Lord of the Rings" and "Hobbit" movies isn't enough to get your fantasy fix, it might …

A Space Game Gets Real

A crowdfunded video game aims for the most realistic spaceflight we've seen yet.<p>The revelation of the hit PC game <i>Star Citizen</i> isn’t that people love space-flight—we knew that. It’s that they like their games as realistic as possible, with a universe obsessively hewing to Newton-ian physics for even …

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Life beyond Earth seems 'inevitable', US planetary scientist says

Astronomers are standing on a "great threshold" of space exploration that could see evidence of extra-terrestrial life being discovered in the next 20 years, an expert has claimed. Life beyond the Earth seems inevitable given the immensity of the universe, says US planetary scientist Dr Sara Seager.<p>…

Tiny Wireless Earbuds Could Be Damn Near Invisible When In Use

Two tiny, cylindrical earbuds that could be great–if you don’t lose them.<p>Earin, currently attracting tons of money on Kickstarter, is a tiny wireless earbud product that’s a bit different from anything currently on the market–and by doing things so differently, it might be the first pair of …

2015 Ford Edge: Bigger, Bolder, Tech-ier

Ford redesigns its popular crossover and packs it with technology.<p>Ford touts the Edge as one of its most important vehicles as well as one of its most consistent sellers, with the company boasting that it moved about as many Edge crossovers last year as it did in 2006, the year the Edge launched as …

Obama: U.S. cannot solve Iraq's problems alone

The radical Sunni Muslim group advancing in Iraq, though it puts the Middle East's stability at risk, is “just one of a number of organizations” in the region that pose a threat to U.S. interests, President Obama said Sunday.<p>Obama said the rapid advances by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or …