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Usain Bolt dashes onto Temple Run 2

For a limited time only, the world's fastest man can be purchased as a playable character in hit mobile game Temple Run 2.

By 3 August 2013

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All hope lost as Cheetah robot outruns Usain Bolt

Clocking a new speed record for legged robots, DARPA's robo-cheetah can hunt you down at more than 28 mph. You'll be safe if you never leave your car.

By 6 September 2012

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Usain Bolt breaks tweets-per-minute record during 200M

As the Jamaican Olympian left his competitors in the dust, his fans whipped up into a tweeting frenzy -- breaking the Games' Twitter record with 80,000 tweets-per-minute.

By 10 August 2012

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Hide! MIT's robotic cheetah no longer needs a leash

MIT improves its robo-cheetah by giving it the ability to bound and run around outside while untethered.

By 16 September 2014

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Velociraptor robot nearly as fast as Cheetah

A newly created running robot based on the Velociraptor is faster than Usain Bolt, and closing in on the first robot that broke Bolt's record.

By 30 May 2014

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Google acquires Boston Dynamics, maker of animal-inspired robots

Company nabs a maker of impressive walking and running creatures. It's part of Google's effort to buy its way into a future populated by autonomous mechanical entities.

By 14 December 2013

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Running robot aims to take on Usain Bolt

Aptly named Athlete, bipedal robot developed in Japan takes a biomechanical approach to running in an attempt to mimic human flexibility and agility.

By 14 December 2010

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Can you outrun it? DARPA's WildCat robot gallops at 16 mph

This mechanized hellspawn can run around beautifully, while new footage of a robot mule and humanoid show them devouring challenging terrain.

By 5 October 2013

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Celebrity-branded tech products that shouldn't exist

Can you resist the growing plague of celebrity tech products? Crave writer Amanda Kooser dives into the murky, leopard-print waters of star-studded gear that should never have made it into the spotlight.

By 30 August 2013

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Rusty the red panda was lost and found on Twitter

While on the lam, the cute little panda bear sent the Twitter-sphere into a frenzy with trending hashtags and more than 65,000 mentions, which helped lead to his capture.

By 25 June 2013