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Salamander robot slithers between water and land

The Salamandra robotica II mimics a salamander's movements by swimming, crawling, and walking.

By March 19, 2013


Tomorrow Daily 140: Google's Atari AI, a futuristic doghouse for £20,000 and more

On one hand, of course we want to spoil our pets rotten, so the "Samsung Dream Doghouse" seems like a good way to do that. On the other hand, though, we don't see our dog going out and buying us any pricey gifts, so maybe we'll hold off on this ridiculously posh pad.

By March 5, 2015


Adorable BlabDroid social robot wants to be your bot buddy

Cute BladDroid robots are currently making a documentary about humans, but a Kickstarter aims to give you your very own social robot companion.

By April 22, 2013


The best in AV furniture

Forget the rickety junk from yesteryear, let's take a look at some of the better furniture grade options on the market.

By April 25, 2012


ArchPort: Walk a mile in that man's flashlights

But the luminescent flip-flops beg a question. If the wearer is walking in an area so treacherous that he or she must spot-weld high beams to the feet, why wear sandals?

By April 8, 2011


Wiis, iPods and Playstations dangerous to pets

A survey has suggested that tech gadgets pose big dangers to pet safety

By October 19, 2008


Bigfoot site stuns the world: It was a hoax

Outside observers discover that the alleged cadaver was merely a gorilla costume. The rubber foot was a dead giveaway.

By August 19, 2008


Robotic animal thrives on land, in sea

The Salamander Robot is an experimental machine that has been developed at the EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique F\351d\351rale de Lausanne). It can operate in three modes: swimming, slithering and walking. See the device in action, and find out why it's a technological first. CNET News.com's Zamir Haider reports.

November 1, 2007