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3 hrs ago | Washington Times

Fed's polygraph experts expect future security clearance interviews to be conducted by robots

American citizens vying for national security clearances in the future can expect a barrage of questions, but not from humans.

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7 hrs ago | GPB.org

What's Better Than A Total Eclipse Of The Sun? Check This

Any eclipse is worth seeing. A total eclipse where the moon completely blots out the sun, where day turns to night, where solar flares ring the moon's shadow like a crown of flame that's the eclipse everybody wants to see, the alpha eclipse that eclipses all the other eclipses.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA

7 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

NASA upgrades humanoid robot in space

The 300-pound humanoid robot working on the International Space Station is in the midst of getting a series of upgrades, including new processors and software, in preparation of having a pair of legs attached to it.

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7 hrs ago | The Washington Evening Journal

Raising the robots

Instructor Paige Dieleman, left, shows students Matthew Collett, son of Brandon and Marti Collett, and Myles Jones, son of Emily and Greg Jones, a modification on a robot being built during the 4-H Clover University Robotics Camp this week.

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9 hrs ago | Gazette.net

Students design, program robots for lunar simulation

Siraj Khan, 13, of Glenn Dale and Alexis Manful, 14, of Bowie program their robot Monday during a robotics summer camp at the Howard B. Owens Science Center in Lanham.

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12 hrs ago | Wireless Design & Development

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

12 hrs ago | Wireless Design & Development

Photos of the Day: NASA's Free-Flying Robots Move in Synch

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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16 hrs 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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16 hrs 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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17 hrs 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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21 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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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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