Look At This Hilariously Botched Drug Smuggling Attempt
You can almost hear the lowly mules--both of whom fled the scene--cry out in that sort of self-deprecating _God damnit_ that only comes when you know you really fucked up.
Robots Are Controlling Each Other Now
This vid was presented earlier this month at the latest International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) in Vilamoura, Algarve in Portugal by Rehan O'Grady, and Marco Dorigo, from Universite Libre de Bruxelles and Instituto...
Oh, Great: Humans Can Cause Earthquakes
In May of last year, an earthquake in the southeast of Spain violently shook the region. In the aftermath of the event, which registered a 5.1 on the Richter scale, nine people died and dozens of others were injured. The event caught many residents off...
What It Takes To Really, Truly Understand Weather on Earth: Art
Perhaps chalk it up to lack of caffeine, but I've spent a cool 30 minutes here trying to think of a good metaphor or statistic that might point to how insanely complex weather on Earth is -- the near-infinitely vast number of variables and interactions...
Chinese Students Say They Are Being Forced to Build Your Next iPhone
*With an update* Now that Apple is putting the finishing touches on the most anticipated smartphone in history, Chinese students are again being pressed into service on the factory line inside the single largest internship program in the world.
Panopticon In Reverse: Steve Mann Is Fighting for Your Cyborg Rights
Last month, Dr. Steve Mann, a professor at the University of Toronto who has been living as a cyborg for his entire adult life, was attacked by employees at a Parisian McDonald’s.