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33 min ago | Suria

Chinese army shows off dancing robots

To the sound of Shakira's Waka Waka robots demonstrated their dance steps, screaming recruits drilled with bayonets and tanks rolled as China's military offered a rare moment of openness Tuesday.

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33 min ago | InformationWeek

10 More Robots That Could Change Healthcare

I, for one, welcome our new robot overlords. Still, as they infiltrate everything from our assembly lines to our living rooms, robots can be just a little disconcerting.

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1 hr ago | Billboard

Basement Jaxx Unveil Twerking Robots in 'Never Say Never' Video

Imagine a dystopian future where 98% of humans no longer dance. Basement Jaxx couldn't bear to envision such a planet, so they set out to fix that problem in their latest music video for "Never Say Never," off their forthcoming album "Junto," which drops Aug. 25. "Without dance there is no love.

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4 hrs ago | The Age

Hointer: How a mathematician got micro-robots to sell you jeans

Nadia Shouraboura's mathematician parents were disappointed she pursued a career in retail rather than academia, but the former Amazon executive may hold the keys to success for bricks and mortar retailers in a digital age.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

ChartAttack

Basement Jaxx develop the perfect killing machine/twerking robot in "Never Say Never"

Basement Jaxx 's "Never Say Never" video stings all the same. Oh well. At least the special effects are insane, the plot is hilarious, and the years-long sex fasting between the two lead scientists leads to a climax suggested by the sight of a shaking butt.

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KIMT

Use of robots continues to grow

Three decades later, many safety advances have happened. That incident did not stop the growth of using these machines.

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The China Post

Hiwin, Advantech to set up joint venture to manufacture robots

Hiwin Technology and Advantech Co. on Monday announced that a joint venture will be established to produce robots while facilitating Taiwan's supply chain in robot production.

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Laughing Squid

'When Will Robots Take Over the World' by The Atlantic Addresses the Threat of a Robotic Uprising

The Atlantic pulled together a cross section of scientists, artists and comedians to answer the question "When Will Robots Take Over the World?" The consensus among the diverse group of interviewees seems to be that, in many cases, they kind of already have - which may actually be for the best.

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Shiny shiny

'Jibo' the family robot

The future is a scary place for anyone, and with the bounds technology is breaking I am sure we are all due to use robots in our every-day work at some stage.

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Hack a day

Cutting Ribbons with Robots and a Oculus Rift

On June 26th, 2014, Clearpath Robotics opened up the doors to their brand new 12,000 square foot robot lair by bringing out a PR2 to cut the ceremonial ribbon and welcome everyone inside.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Science Daily

Astronauts to test free-flying 'housekeeper' robots

Inspired by science fiction, three bowling ball-size free-flying Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites have been flying inside the International Space Station since 2006.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Computers, NASA, Space

KYTX-TV News

A New Nursing School in Longview Tries to Fight Off a Nursing Shortage in Texas

It's the neighbor people just can't get along with and it's not what you might think.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Robots, Science / Technology

Forbes.com

The Uncanniest Valley: What Happens When Robots Know Us Better Than We Know Ourselves?

The "uncanny valley" is a term coined by Japanese roboticist Mashahiro Mori in 1970 to describe the strange fact that, as robots become more human-like, we relate to them better-but only to a point.

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Examiner.com

The Henry Ford Maker Faire in Detroit celebrates innovation & creativity

Clevelanders who love new inventions, electronics and science & technology projects while having a Do-It-Yourself mindset should check out the Maker Faire Detroit event being hosted by The Henry Ford Museum complex in Dearborn, Michigan on Saturday, July 26 and Sunday, July 27. It will prove to be an unique and interesting way to spend a weekend ... (more)

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Inventions, Science / Technology, Dearborn, MI, Robots, Family, Kids

HeraldNet

Robots patrol jungles with Marines

The Legged Squad Support System walks around the Kahuku Training Area in Hawaii during the Rim of the Pacific 2014 exercise on July 10. The Legged Squad Support System walks around the Kahuku Training Area in Hawaii during the Rim of the Pacific 2014 exercise on July 10. More than a 1,000 U.S. Marines are participating in the Rim of the Pacific ... (more)

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Tri-cityherald.com

Florida State professor wins robotics grant

Mechanical engineering professor Jonathan Clark received the Career Award from the National Science Foundation.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

News24

.com | Traffic Lights (Robots) in Johannesburg

Awarded after your first article is published on MyNews24. You've got nine more to go to reach the next level! I moved up to Johannesburg last year June, and whilst I was full aware of the traffic situation, I get the feeling that this could easily be made better by the traffic lights being in better sync.

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Edmonton Journal

Shed fire closes portion of Calgary Trail

Airport officials in Edmonton are testing an unlikely way to humanize air travel with a pair of robots.

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Edmonton Journal

After MH17 shot down, video shows Buk missile launcher allegedly being moved from Ukraine to Russia

Airport officials in Edmonton are testing an unlikely way to humanize air travel with a pair of robots.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, World News, Malaysia,

EETimes

MIT Wrist-Robot Adds Extra Fingers | EE Times

PORTLAND, Ore. - Ever try to get the lid off a jar with one hand, or open an envelope, or 1,000 other two-handed tasks? Well now you can, that is if you are wearing the new wrist-robot from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology .

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