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Playing Super Mario 64 in HD makes us want official Mario game remasters (Tomorrow Daily 152)

Another beautiful HD upgrade of a Super Mario 64 level you can play directly in your browser (goodbye, productivity). It's only a single level, though, so we'll have to keep begging Nintendo to remaster more of its classic titles.

By March 30, 2015

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Do soldiers get too attached to battlefield robots?

A University of Washington researcher finds that soldiers develop emotional bonds with robots deployed in place of humans -- and that may affect their battlefield performance.

By September 19, 2013

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Google turns down military money for robot competition

The bipedal Schaft robot, the top scorer in a DARPA competition last year for disaster-response scenarios, will compete in the finals, but now with funding just from Google.

By March 24, 2014

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Cubli cube robot demonstrates incredible balance

Cubli is a cube-shaped robot that can jump up, balance on a single corner, and "walk" itself across a desk, all using off-the-shelf parts.

By March 17, 2014

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​PC gaming at E3 2014: Gaining steam, even without Steam Machines

New hardware and some key games keep PC gamers in the loop at this console-heavy event.

By June 13, 2014

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Lab-made muscle repairs itself in supermouse

Duke University researchers create living skeletal muscle that looks and acts very much like the real thing -- even down to repairing itself. Then they attack it.

By April 3, 2014

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Epoch 2: the robot shooter action continues

Australia's Uppercut Games has released the sequel to its hit debut title, third-person shooter Epoch.

By November 13, 2013

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'RoboCop' not so sci-fi anymore

Nanosuits, powerful prosthetics, and brain-computer interfacing seemed far-fetched when the original movie hit theaters. Now, with a remake nearly three decades later, the plot is closer to reality than you may think.

By February 11, 2014

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'RoboCop' has CES 2027 'under control'

A (faux) video of a 2027 CES keynote is released 13 years early to promote the "RoboCop" remake due to hit theaters on February 12.

By January 9, 2014

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5 Verizon innovations we really hope don't get misused

At its Innovation Center, Verizon displayed a few of the novel tech gadgets it developed in partnership with other companies. Note to evil geniuses: These devices are for the benefit of mankind.

By October 10, 2013