All we can say is, "Robot snakes. Why did it have to be robot snakes?"
Jeff describes MIT's new (and creepy) shapeshifting robo-snake, Ford's attempt to show young drivers how dangerous drugged driving is and why powdered glue could be the next frontier for adhesives.
A robot from Carnegie Mellon takes the snake-bot concept and uses the twisty robo-critters as legs for a strange new machine.
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory catches sight of an extremely long filament of solar material in the form of a long, dark tendril across the sun's surface.
During a fishing trip, Rick Trippe came across a dangerous sea snake and stonefish fighting each other. He separated them with his bare hands and lived to tell all about it.
Tesla Motors shows off a prototype car charger of the future and it looks like a bendy robot straight out of science fiction.
The discovery of a fossil of a snake with four legs suggests that the modern-day reptiles evolved from digging, rather than swimming, ancestors.
Technically Incorrect: More than 2.5 million people have gravitated to a video of a mama rabbit trying to protect her babies. Mama teaches the snake a lesson, and how, with kung fu-style prowess.
Technically Incorrect: An Oklahoma man is walking and staring down at his phone. He doesn't notice a long snake just lying there. He steps on it.
Technically Incorrect: A cute little extension for Google's Chrome browser changes the word "millennial" to "snake people." The results are glorious.