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America challenges Japan to real-life battle of giant robots

Now that America's MegaBots and Japan's Suidobashi Heavy Industries have both built giant, pilot-controlled robots, it seems obvious what has to happen next.

By July 2, 2015

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Cat purr noise generator: All the purr, none of the fur

Get your feline fix with an online noise generator that soothes your soul with the sound of a cat purring.

By August 24, 2015

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 packs new movement mechanics and futuristic tech powers

The campaign is cooperative and the multiplayer mode has specialists with unique abilities. Read up on the steps Treyarch is taking to keep Call of Duty vital.

By April 28, 2015

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Eye-popping 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' is almost too spectacular (spoiler-free review)

Iron Man, Captain America and the team are back for an adventure that's nearly too big for the cinema screen.

By April 21, 2015

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Mario 64 HD upgrade reminds us how much we want more Nintendo 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