Asian Blogstar Flames Back Apple, iPhone Fanboys

I have to confess that I still can't get Xiaxue—the amazingly popular Asian blogstar who slammed the iPhone in favor of a Chinese knock-off earlier this month. At first I told Matt that I thought she was a completely dumbtastic bozo but, after seeing this, I think she may be the biggest toe-curling comedy genius… » 4/24/08 6:00am 4/24/08 6:00am

Twendy-One Has Man-Crushing Arms But a Featherlight Touch

Five feet tall, weighing in at 245 pounds, Twendy-One is all sensors and cybernetic muscle. Mechanical engineers at Waseda University in Japan developed the talking humanoid helper robot to be capable of lifting a handicapped person out of bed, but also handling a piece of toast or a straw without flattening them. The… » 11/27/07 4:49pm 11/27/07 4:49pm