This Robotic Water Snake is Both Graceful and Utterly Terrifying

Do snakes freak you out? How about the idea of being hunted down and killed by robots either of their own accord, or on orders from someone else? If you said yes to either of those questions, chances are you'll find this video a little freaky, but enthralling nonetheless. » 11/25/12 5:00pm 11/25/12 5:00pm

Say Hello to Your New Local Power Guy

Helmeted workers in cherrypickers, or precariously tethered to a high voltage lines, are as much a part of our power infrastructure's aesthetic as towers and transformers. In the next few years, these iconic silhouettes will become a little more... mechanical. » 11/16/09 10:28am 11/16/09 10:28am