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snakes

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Tomorrow Daily 105: Scary snake-bots, 'The Interview' release, animated ancient art and more

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.

By December 23, 2014

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'Snake Monster' robot has snake-bots for legs

A robot from Carnegie Mellon takes the snake-bot concept and uses the twisty robo-critters as legs for a strange new machine.

By December 22, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 105: Scary snake-bots, 'The Interview' release, animated ancient art and more

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.

By December 23, 2014

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Snake-bot scales sandy slopes with sidewinder slither

Carnegie Mellon's modular robotic snake is able to traverse sandy environments, thanks to lessons learned from sidewinder snakes.

By October 9, 2014

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The 404 1,527: Where we become the snake

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.

By July 18, 2014

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The 404 1,527: Where we become the snake (podcast)

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.

By July 18, 2014

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Software consultant banned by Hilton for snake 'joke'

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.

By February 28, 2014

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Snakes invade casino? Ask the social-media lie detector

A truth-detection system being funded by the EU could help distinguish fact from fiction online. Not that the Internet ever lies, of course.

By February 20, 2014

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Global warming to create horses like cats, snakes like horses?

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.

By November 6, 2013

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Will Europe send robot snakes to Mars before Hollywood?

The European Space Agency has asked for a report on the feasibility of teaming a serpentine robot with a rover to explore the Red Planet. How has this not already been made into a movie?

By September 17, 2013