This cookie-baking robot takes no prisoners

This is the PR2 robot. He has come from the future MIT's Distributed Robotics Lab, programmed to bake us delicious pastries. Check out a video of the PR2 making sweet treats while wearing an ominous surgical cowl. » 6/12/11 7:30am 6/12/11 7:30am

The sausage: an agent of xenophobia?

Dr. Keir Waddington, reader in History and Head of History and Welsh History at the Cardiff School of History, Archaeology and Religion, Cardiff University, Wales, is in the process of examining the cultural position of the sausage. » 5/28/11 9:30am 5/28/11 9:30am