High-jumping robot could aid in earthquakes, building collapses

High-jumping robot could aid in earthquakes, building collapses (2)

LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 05: Boston Dynamics’ Spot robot appears on stage during day 1 of TechCrunch Disrupt London at the Copper Box on December 5, 2016 in London, England. John Phillips/Getty Images for TechCrunch/AFP MIAMI: An agile jumping robot that was inspired by some of the animal world’s best leapers could one day help in rescue More...

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US pilot scolds passengers after fight out over Donald Trump's win (3)
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Thursday, November 17th, 2016
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US pilot scolds passengers after fight out over Donald Trump’s win

San Francisco: A quick-thinking pilot defused an on board racially-charged dispute over Donald Trump’s electoral triumph by scolding the passengers involved on the intercom and warned others that political More...

Snake on plane leaves passengers terrified (1)
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Tuesday, November 8th, 2016
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Video: Snake on plane leaves passengers terrified

Passengers on a flight in Mexico were left terrified after a loose 3ft snake appeared on their plane. According to UK-based Evening Standard’s report, the serpent slid out from behind an overhead luggage locker More...

Toyota to mass-produce long-range electric cars report
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Monday, November 7th, 2016
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Toyota to mass-produce long-range electric cars: report

Toyota Motor Corp is looking at mass-producing long-range electric vehicles (EVs) that would hit the market around 2020, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Monday, in what would be a dramatic reversal of strategy More...

Hackers pounce on Windows crack exposed by Google (2)
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
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Hackers pounce on Windows crack exposed by Google

SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft on Tuesday warned that a Windows vulnerability exposed by rival Google was being exploited by a hacking group suspected of cyber attacks on US political institutions. Hackers that Microsoft More...

Zika causes infertility, lasting harm to testes in mice (1)
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Tuesday, November 1st, 2016
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Zika causes infertility, lasting harm to testes in mice

CHICAGO: A study of mice infected with Zika showed the virus caused lasting damage to key cells in the male reproductive system, resulting in shrunken testicles, lower levels of sex hormones and reduced fertility, More...

Realistic sex robots with functioning genitalia to hit markets next year (2)
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Tuesday, November 1st, 2016
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Realistic sex robots with functioning genitalia to hit markets next year

RealDoll is set to be available in markets next year and is priced at Rs 97,5591. California: New devices are making it simpler for people to accomplish difficult tasks and the advent of technology just might turn More...

Man admits to having sex with a parked van (2)
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Sunday, October 30th, 2016
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Man admits to having sex with a parked van

He put his penis in the front grill of the van and started humping. Ohio: People have been known to have different sexual fetishes which involve finding satisfaction in the weirdest sexual acts. But some people More...

The front cover of Norway's largest newspaper by circulation, Aftenposten, is seen at a news stand in Oslo, Norway September 9, 2016. NTB Scanpix/Cornelius Poppe/via REUTERS/File Photo
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Saturday, October 29th, 2016
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Facebook executives feel the heat of content controversies

CALIFORNIA: After Facebook’s removal of an iconic Vietnam war photo stirred an international uproar last month, the social network’s executives quickly backtracked and cleared its publication. But the image More...

Screening infants could prevent early heart attacks study (2)
By Syed Ammar Alavi On Friday, October 28th, 2016
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Screening infants could prevent early heart attacks: study

MIAMI: Screening young children for high cholesterol at the same time as they receive routine vaccinations could prevent hundreds of heart attacks in young adults each year, researchers in Britain said Wednesday. Their More...