Have you ever wonder whether insects are affected by stress? Some researchers have devised an experiment to see if they can find out which uses fake ‘robot’ spiders to capture and then release a bee unharmed so they can then watch it’s future behaviours for signs of stress.
linkage: via science news
If you’ve ever been to an outdoor party in the jungle and just when the sun comes up the police turn up to stop the music? Well here’s a peaceful solution.
linkage: full size via atbworks
So if you are like this guy with 4 screens and you sometimes loose which screen your cursor is on then you better just have a go at making an Obi-Wan 3d action figure cursor. I know I know. That doesn’t make much sense. Just watch the clip after the jump
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Zombo. I can’t quite remember how I got to it. Maybe through a wiki article? It was used as an example of preserving all things internet. Like it was an important piece of internet culture. Something the IP archoeologists might want to look at a few thousand years from now as being an exemplary part of the intraweb. click here to make some sense of this, sort of
Here is a nice little demo of interesting robotics. In an age where robots are starting to make it into the home it is interesting to note just what a robot is becoming capable of. Things seem to be progressing quite quickly, with the home market ramping up it’s production numbers. Sure most of them are still just toys, but times? … they are a changing.
Check out this robot solving a rubik’s cube in 30 odd seconds. Impressive stuff.