Rolling Coal: The Latest Trend Amongst Anti-Environment Trolls

The idea of "rolling coal" has been around for a little while, but now it has become a full-fledged anti-environment protest. Essentially, diesel truck owners with a strong desire to preserve their right to be as thick-headed and inconsiderate as possible modify their trucks to increase fuel intake. Excess fuel… » 7/07/14 2:35pm 7/07/14 2:35pm

Meet Your New Robot Overlord: The Autonomous Mining Truck

Click to view » 9/11/08 10:22am 9/11/08 10:22amSo you already know about autonomous aerial vehicles being used in combat and surveillance — they're little planes that look almost like toys. Not so with the next generation of autonomous vehicles. A group of researchers at Carnegie Mellon have just won a contract to create a robotic system that would…