Scientists teach cute lil' robot to wash chalkboards and windows

Researchers at the Italian Institute of Technology and Tokyo City University have taught a tiny humanoid robot to clean flat surfaces. The study is helmed by IIT's Dr. Petar Kormushev, who previously taught a disarmingly adorable robot to shoot a bull's eye with a bow and arrow all by itself. As you can see, the… » 2/16/11 11:47am 2/16/11 11:47am

Iron Man Armor Now Comes With Proprietary Software

Iron Man! He's not just the kinda guy who saves the world from supervillains and Jeff Bridges with a shaved head anymore! No, now he's the kind of guy who's off crusading against... Linux? Wait, that can't be right. The latest interview promoting movie tie-in comic The Invincible Iron Man seems to suggest a more… » 4/10/08 11:04am 4/10/08 11:04am