Cartoon Robot Is Plotting Its Three-Fingered Bloody Uprising

Toshiba's new household robot, the ApriAttenda, may have a humiliatingly cute cartoon face, but its robot brain plots murder. Its three-fingered hands long to shred your flesh, while its palm-cameras record every detail. Gallery below. » 3/11/09 12:14pm 3/11/09 12:14pm

Put A Nuclear Reactor In Your Basement

You could soon have your own personal nuclear reactor, in your basement next to the hot-water heater and your washer/dryer. Here's a scale model of the Toshiba 4-S personal reactor, which is advertised as "super-safe, small and simple." Click through for a diagram showing how it would look in your home. » 3/06/08 10:08am 3/06/08 10:08am