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Netflix reportedly plans streaming purge for January 1

"War Games" and the original "Dark Shadows" are among the dozens of movies and TV shows set to expire, according to a list posted to Reddit.

By December 29, 2013


Singing robot head could do duets with Chucky

Crooning robot head out of Taiwan can read music faster than the average human head, its creators say. It might be less terrifying if attached to a body, though.

By August 15, 2011


Japan's creepy kid robots perfect pals for Chucky

Researchers are developing bots that mimic infant behavior to further study human development. They also seem intent on creating the creepiest baby robot ever.

By June 16, 2010


Watch the clouds go by--on your LED office ceiling

The forecast for cloudy days at work may have just improved with a "luminous ceiling" from Fraunhofer Institute that mimics outdoor lighting inside the workplace.

By January 4, 2012


Meet Mask-bot, the human-like plastic head

Researchers aim to give robots a more human-like face with a system that beams 3D images onto the back of a transparent plastic mask. The effect? You decide.

By November 8, 2011


Crave in Comments: Now with more comments

Our weekly feature showcasing funny comments has double the content this week.

By August 19, 2011


BMW i3 electric car prototype spotted cruising in Chicago

Residents of Chicago recently got an eyeful of the BMW i3 electric car when it was driven through a Chicago suburb, a year ahead of launch.

By August 16, 2011


Mini-bots cooperate to map out building interiors

Robots being co-developed by Georgia Tech can scoot along the floor and map out the interior of a building by sharing data.

By May 16, 2011


Robot baby head looking for a good caregiver

If a whole robot baby is too much for you, consider a robot baby head. Affetto, meant to aid in child development studies, is cute enough to be in the next Chucky film.

By February 9, 2011


Aging Japan squeezes out another robot baby

Baby beluga Babyloid, inspired, yes, by a baby beluga whale, can't do much except wriggle and look cute.

By March 1, 2011