Mysterious Hole in Antarctic Sea Ice Explained by Robots and Seals
Seals with antennas on their heads helped shed light on the formation of a sea ice hole the size of South Carolina.
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This Underwater Robot Will ‘Squirt’ Coral Larvae onto the Great Barrier Reef to Save It
The LarvalBot is an experimental technology that could revive damaged and dying parts of the Great Barrier Reef.
How Australian Mining Boomed—Until Cheap Laziness Caught Up
In an extract from the book "Boom and Bust," VICE regular Royce Kurmelovs examines the way that greed, irresponsibility, and failing to learn from the past brought down the mining boom.
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I Want to Drive This Real Life Transformer
Japanese companies have unveiled the world’s first functioning car that turns into a robot and back again.
Saudi Arabia Accused of Giving a Female Robot More Rights Than Women
After Saudi Arabia became the first country in the world to grant a robot citizenship this week, critics were quick to point out that Saudi women are still denied basic rights and dignities under the country's notorious guardianship system.
Junked Digital Cameras Morph into Adorable Robots
Writer and artist James Rauff makes cute mutant creatures out of old electronics.
Chappie Meets the Jungle Book in Odesza’s New Music Video
Directed by Daniel Brown, "Line of Sight" follows the unlikely bond between a boy and a robot.
Is RealDoll Close to Delivering Some AI Sex Robots?
The company touts itself as making the "world's finest love dolls," so we caught up with founder Matt McMullen to hear more.
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This Handmade Robot “Reads” with Adorable Eyeballs
Jakob Werner’s 'A Machine Learning' questions whether computers can actually learn.
Meet 'Boltron,' the Old School Video Game That's Actually a Miniseries
This one's for the kids that grew up watching others play video games—and loved it.
FR Xavier Duportet Made a Robot from DNA and Proteins
The WHO says by 2050 ultra-resistant bacteria will be the leading cause of death. French scientist Xavier Duportet may have found the solution.
Japan’s Robot Restaurant Is a Futuristic Sensory Overload
Robotics and psychedelic lights electrify the Robot Restaurant in Shinjuki, Tokyo.