The human hand is a marvelous evolutionary invention: it can tie knots, tap out blog posts, wield tools and wire circuit boards. But how did we get these hands, with their long, dextrous fingers and conveniently opposable thumbs? It’s likely that tool-grasping played a role, but according to one evolutionary…
Getting socked in the jaw really sucks. But at least you didn't get popped by someone wearing the BodyGuard electro-gauntlet, which combines a laser pointer, video camera, taser, and armored beating-plate into one wonderful little garment.
What better way to ensure your robot can withstand the daily rigors of life than by punching it over and over? Watch as Anybots uses a mechanical boxing glove to beat the crap out of their $15,000 QB robot.