Pentagon Robot Is Faster Than Usain Bolt—and Freaks the Hell Out of Me

This is freaking scary. This is even scarier than Big Dog. It's the latest version of the Pentagons's newest Cheetah robot and it now runs faster than Usain Bolt. 0.5 miles per hour faster than the fastest man on Earth. » 9/05/12 5:53pm 9/05/12 5:53pm

Usain Bolt Now Part of the Shitty Celeb Headphones Illuminati

In an occult ceremony involving Dr. Dre, Justin Bieber, Diddy, and Ludacris, Usain Bolt was inducted into the famous person headphone cash-in club. One of the greatest humans in the history of the species now shills for gadgets! » 5/15/12 5:40pm 5/15/12 5:40pm

How Usain Bolt Can Shave 0.13 Seconds Off His 100m Time (Using Math)

Usain Bolt is a hero: he can run 100 meters in 9.58 seconds flat. But a mathematician thinks that—without any extra effort—he can shave another 0.13 seconds off his time. Here's how. » 4/05/12 5:00pm 4/05/12 5:00pm

A Sprinting Robot That Heralds The Age of the Terminators

Terrifying. The sound of MABEL's hard metal feet on the lab floor sends a chill down my spine. These poor, blind researchers at University of Michigan don't know what havoc they've wrought on our future. Who will save us? » 8/16/11 12:20pm 8/16/11 12:20pm