Meet Boston Dynamics Newest Robot Worker
Boston Dynamics is quickly making a name for itself as the first among many robotics companies. We have featured some of their earlier robots, such as the for legged beast of burden and the helpful dog-like robots that can open doors.
Religious Literacy Quiz: Can You Pass the Boston Test?
This quiz was originally given as a quick introductory lesson by a professor to his Boston students - most failed it. They learned they didn't know as much as they thought they did about their own culture's religions as well as others'. Do you know your way around the world's religions?
These Robots Dance Better Than I Do...
In an incredible display from the robotics company Boston Dynamics, we are treated to a video of the most sophisticated robots in the world... dancing. And oh how they dance. They probably dance better than most of us can!
Good Deeds: There's Still Hope for Humanity!
First a cowardly bombing in the middle of a civilian crowd at the Boston Marathon, and then a huge fire in a West Texas plant. There is nothing good about these events.
Wow! This Robot Acrobat Is More Mobile Than ANY Human
Atlas is the newest project of the Boston Dynamics team of robot creators famous for their quirky, but equally astonishing creations, like the Internet-famous robot dog, for example.
Robots Are Now Carrying Out Tasks Completely Unaided!
Earlier this year, Boston Dynamics showed off a demo of their SpotMini robodog opening a door like a velociraptor. Now, it has acquired a brand new skill.
3 Robots that Are Already Scary Advanced...
At the forefront of these advances is Boston Dynamics, a Massachusetts-based robotics and engineering company that's creating some of the most cutting-edge robots anywhere in the world. Let's take a look at 3 of its most recent (and utterly amazing) creations: 1.
Joke: The Cheeky Student
One day when I was a junior medical student, a very important Boston surgeon visited the school and delivered a great treatise on a large number of patients who had undergone successful operations for vascular reconstruction.
Three Dogs, One Rope - Hilarity Ensues!
Spike, Zoey and Binks are three Boston Terrier siblings and best friends. Here they are playing with their rope, which the owner never thought would be such a huge point of interest on part of the playful dogs. They may snarl a lot, but that's just how they play.
How Two Fake Policemen Stole $500 Million Worth of Art
On March 18, 1990, two men posing as police officers entered the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston and stole 13 works of art valued at a combined total of $500 million. To this day, the FBI isn’t sure who stands behind this heist.
All About Spot: The Most Advanced Robot Soon For Sale
Boston Dynamics has been talking about Spot for many years now. This little quadropod robot was first made with the thought of search and rescue operations - sending a little autonomic robot into unsafe areas where it can find survivors and report back.
New in Robotics - The Wild Cat!
For those of you who haven't heard of Boston Dynamics, this is the number 1 company in all things robot. They have developed some amazing robots lately, including robots that will follow you like a beast of burdan, capable of walking through any terrain.
The World News Headlines Today, April 17th, 2017
The News Today on Monday 17th April 2017 • Turkey’s President Tightens Grip • Cool Jeweler Locks Thief in Vault • First Female Boston Marathon Runner Returns • US Loses Patience with North Korea • Chaplin Lookalikes Set World Record Quote of the Day What is better than wisdom? Woman.
10 Exquisite Libraries You Must See to Believe
Here are 10 of the most dazzling libraries you will ever see, part of Bohbot's “House of Books” series: 1) Bibliothèque du Sénat, Paris 2) Boston Public Library, Boston 3) Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris 4) Bibliothèque Interuniversitaire de la Sorbonne, Paris 5) Biblioteca Vallicelliana, Rome
Quiz: Can You Beat This Tough Punctuation Test?
so well over the break. exam because, she exam because; she exam, because she No Punctuation After Sam won the spelling bee in 2018 the teacher found recruiting much easier. in 2018, the teacher in 2018...the teacher in 2018; the teacher No Punctuation The best classic cinemas are in Atlanta Georgia Boston
12 Poke Cake Recipe Ideas to Make Your Mouth Water
Boston Cream Poke Cake If any of you out there adore Boston Cream, you're really going to love this next recipe, because this cake is basically just one massive Boston Cream donut. Thick cream and chocolate frosting complement this one. 4.
These Beautiful Pets Are Painted on a Surprising Canvas
Boston Terrier on a military macaw feather Double Yellow Headed Amazon Parrot on an amazon parrot tail feather She herself owns five pet birds from which she acquires the feathers that are painted in acrylic with extremely tiny brushes.
30 Skylines that Add to the View!
Singapore Chicago Singapore Sydney, Australia Hong Kong, China Paris, France San Diego, California Southbank, Melbourne, Australia Tokyo, Japan Toronto, Canada Toronto, Canada Vancouver, Canada Portland, Oregon Boston Back Bay Brisbane, Australia Buenos Aires, Argentina City of Gold, Hong Kong Copenhagen
This New Treatment Looks Set to End Annoying Eye Floaters
If you find them annoying, then you’re in luck - ophthalmologists from Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston have found a way of getting rid of floaters using lasers. Although floaters in the eyeball are generally harmless, they can get larger and become more problematic with age.
Signs for the Homeless - Lovely!
Signs for the homesless is a Boston-based initiative that takes the time to sit with various homeless people and hear their story. Their stories are later shared on their site and hopefully viewed by those who may help.
The Only Thing This Puppy Loves More than Food is His Owner
Meet Winston, a Boston terrier that was rescued by James. There’s nothing Winston loves more than food, and his owner knows it! Watch this heart-warming Disney short from 2014 is nominated for an Academy Award (“Oscar”) for “Best Animated Short Film”.
The Lovely Impressionist Paintings of Artist Childe Hassam
Frederick Childe Hassam, better known in the art world as Childe Hassam, was an artist born in Boston in 1859 whose works had a profound effect on impressionism . Though he showed an interest in the arts as a child, he also enjoyed boxing and swimming.
The Mini-Cheetah Robot Everyone is Excited About
You may have seen Boston Dynamic's "Cheetah" robots, little 4-legged robots able to go through obstacles and built to help workers in high-performance environments. If you found it interesting (or alarming) you should meet this new little robot from MIT, the Mini-Cheetah.
St. Patrick’s Day: 10 Fun Facts about the Green Holiday
Patrick's Day parade took place in Boston, organized by 27 Irish immigrants in 1737. 2. Americans added the wearing green and pinching traditions, originating from leprechaun folklore. Legend has it that these sneaky small fairy creatures can’t see anyone wearing green and like to pinch people.