A robot from Carnegie Mellon takes the snake-bot concept and uses the twisty robo-critters as legs for a strange new machine.
A man hiking around Australia in full Imperial Sandtrooper armour has survived an encounter with one of the world's deadliest snakes, and he has his Star Wars costume to thank.
Carnegie Mellon University showed off their newest creation this week: a robot with six incredibly articulate and stable legs. Even a hard shove by a human leg can't stop this thing, but we'll tell you why this kind of robot could be great for search and rescue.
On today's show, we take a look at a terrifying new robot with snake-bots for legs, cheer Sony's plans to actually release "The Interview," and watch ancient Greek art come to life with the help of some clever animations.
Carnegie Mellon's modular robotic snake is able to traverse sandy environments, thanks to lessons learned from sidewinder snakes.
A long goodbye to the Nokia legacy phones of the pass, the secret passwords to get HBO without cable TV, the UK cracks down on public porn, and Amazon's brand new Kindle Unlimited plan.
A long goodbye to the Nokia legacy phones of the past, the secret passwords to get HBO without cable TV, the UK cracks down on public porn, and Amazon's brand new Kindle Unlimited plan.
When filling out online booking forms, joking is tempting. Sometimes, people don't find it funny. Especially if it's a "snake in my trousers" joke.
A truth-detection system being funded by the EU could help distinguish fact from fiction online. Not that the Internet ever lies, of course.
I'm not sure we're ready for this, but global warming may ruin horse racing -- if paleontologists' descriptions (and prognostications) are to be believed.