An as-yet undescribed species of octopus is just so gosh-darn cute that it may be named for its charms.
Two new species of peacock spider have been found in Queensland, Australia -- the colourful Sparklemuffin and the spooky Skeletorus.
A series of adorable Android badges is scattered around MWC for intrepid hunters to find.
An all-robot press conference in Japan introduced us to CommU and Sota, two of the cutest robots we've ever seen. There's a bit more to them than simply looking "kawaii": they may someday be capable of acting as a kind of robo-companion for Japan's elderly population.
On today's show, we discuss the DARPA Robotics Challenge (and the rebuilt Atlas robot entering the competition), explain how you can sign up for a free online class about alien life (taught by a Harvard professor), and get gooey over the cutest robot press conference of all time.
Nothing is better than a face-melting Nazi. Re-create Major Toht's memorable meltdown from the first Indiana Jones movie with this gruesome candle.
Researchers have disguised a remote-controlled rover as an emperor penguin chick in order to get up close and personal without disturbing the birds.
This creative costume makes cosplaying MechWarrior look like a blast. Made from cardboard, PVC and Velcro, the getup may not win battles, but it does win our praise.
The doll-like dancing robots made by Japanese electronics manufacturer Murata balance themselves perfectly on a single ball.
Facebook has rolled out a new tool that makes it easy to celebrate pride. Twitter adds rainbow hearts to #LoveWins tweets. And Google Hangouts get a visit from pride-filled emojis.