MIT researchers built the first four-legged robot that can see an object as it's running and leap over it autonomously.
It cleared obstacles 18 inches high at speeds of around 5 miles per hour.
“A running jump is a truly dynamic behavior,” mechanical engineering professor Sangbae Kim says. “You have to manage balance and energy, and be able to handle impact after landing.
Highly trained with firearms, Police reservist Dennis Alexander was teaching his high school class about gun safety when the handgun accidentally went off. Splintered fragments of the bullet ricocheted off of the ceiling and hit three students. Guns do not belong on campus. Via SF Gate: A teacher who also serves as a reserve police […]
United Airlines has repeatedly attained viral fame for its mistreatment of its passengers and their belongings, and has even dabbled in pet murder, but now the airline has crossed another item off its worst-airline bucket-list, murdering a passenger's puppy by insisting that a dog-carrier be stored in an overhead locker during a 3.5 hour flight, […]
This is not normal. Today, President Donald Trump has fired Rex Tillerson, and plans to nominate CIA Director Mike Pompeo to replace him as America’s top diplomat.
As more companies aim to reel in costs and boost productivity, project managers are becoming an essential part of many operations, and they’re paid handsomely for their expertise. But, while demand is high, you’ll have a hard time getting your foot in the door if you’re not toting the right certifications. The Official Lean Six Sigma […]
Learning how to play the guitar is no easy feat, and plenty of aspiring rock stars wash out due to either lost interest or simply lousy teaching. The Jamstik+ aims to remedy both of these issues with a 21st-century approach. This smart guitar teaches you about chords, scales, and the like via an app on […]
One of the main reasons why many of us invest in cloud storage is to back up the sensitive files and data that we’d rather not have saved on our computers. Of course, this strategy doesn’t hold much water if you’re using a cloud storage solution that doesn’t protect your information while it’s saved to […]