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Adorable robot cheerleaders have a ball

The doll-like dancing robots made by Japanese electronics manufacturer Murata balance themselves perfectly on a single ball.

By September 28, 2014


Teaching a robot to fall over without making a fool of itself

Roboticists at the Georgia Institute of Technology are teaching robots how to brace themselves for a fall.

By October 14, 2015


Cheerleader assaults centurion? Must be a new Samsung ad

How else do you show your new TVs are really, really smart? Well, with UFOs and wars and a cheerleader who kicks a centurion in the privates.

By April 1, 2013


Sing along to 'All About That Base' Star Wars parody

Team Unicorn covers Meghan Trainor's pop song with an Imperial touch, complete with dancing Stormtroopers, Darth Vader corsets and plenty of droids.

By November 6, 2014


Battling robots want your help spreading metal mayhem

RoboGames, the "Olympics of robots," is in the midst of a Kickstarter campaign to help produce an independent, rock 'em sock 'em Web-based video series.

By October 23, 2014


AT&T Stadium offers high-tech way of rallying fans

AT&T installed a 130-foot interactive LED "fan experience board" in its namesake sports arena in Dallas.

By August 16, 2014


Internet eats up silly potato-salad Kickstarter

A crowdfunding campaign for making a potato salad incites Kickstarter insanity, raking in $9,000 over its $10 funding goal.

By July 7, 2014


OK, Glass, have an NBA player dunk in my face

The NBA's Sacramento Kings are using technology from CrowdOptic that lets fans see what players, cheerleaders, and announcers are seeing through their Google Glass. In real time.

By March 18, 2014


'Rah' squared: Cheerleaders urge girls toward science

A group of cheerleaders with science degrees performs in order to inspire more girls to take science seriously.

By July 14, 2012


Great news! Engineers aren't psychopaths (but CEOs are)

You might wonder which professions have the greatest proportion of psychopaths. Well, according to one book, engineers are nowhere on the list. Until they become CEOs, that is.

By November 2, 2013