- Geek & Sci-Fi
Ruth Schulz and her colleagues in Queensland, Australia, are teaching a set of robots to create their own language to communicate directions to each other.
A guy from Saskatchewan, Canada has built a working single-shot 12 gauge shotgun out of a pipe, a stapler, a sharpened drill bit for the firing pin, miscellaneous metal bits, and a piece of an old Croc to pad the butt.
Internet commenters are known for many things: bad grammar, casual xenophobia, having no cognitive dissonance while insulting the looks of a solid ten while being a four at best themselves, bullying teenage girls 20 years their junior, and blaming political figures for their lost car keys.
He hates these boxes.
We've been following Daniel Mellinger and Vijay Kumar's work at UPenn's GRASP Lab for awhile, mostly so we can be cursed to know the exact nature of our death, like a cyclops.
Ronald Arkin and Alan Wagner at the Georgia Institute of Technology are teaching robots how to use deception.
Theodore Gray over at PopSci stuck his left hand into a sub -320° F container of liquid nitrogen without injuring himself.
The FAA has just given a weight exemption to the Terrafugia Transition, a flying car (pics and video below).
If you put a gun to my head, I'd be forced to admit I am profoundly skeptical that 3D is going to find any sort of significant home audience.
Crane game world champion Andrew Schwartz and his team at the University of Pittsburgh have placed two brain implants in a monkey (in the areas of the motor cortex controlling the left arm and hand) and taught it to control the most expensive crane game ever.
Gizmodo found a fine selection of awesomely-dangerous homemade Russian snowmobiles.
Three men from Somaliland dreamed of someday building a helicopter, so they gathered some scrap metal and windshields and an engine from an old van and built one.
Canadian company Eureka Aerospace, along with funding from the US Marine Corps and the Office of the Secretary of Defense, has built a High-Power Electromagnetic System (HPEMS).