September 23, 2020

Japan’s 60-Foot-Tall ‘Gundam’ Robot Can Now Walk, Kneel, and Turn Its Head

Earlier this year, we introduced Japan’s gigantic RX-78-2 Gundam robot that’s currently undergoing a series of movement tests at Gundam Factory Yokohama, just south of Tokyo. In July, the engineers released a video, showing how the 60-foot-tall droid was able to lift and lower its huge mechanical legs. Today, around eight weeks later, new videos have surfaced that show how Gundam’s movements have progressed.

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August 26, 2020

Artist Combines Artifacts With AI To Create Realistic Portraits of Roman Emperors

You're likely familiar with the names Augustus, Nero, and Caligula. They are Roman emperors who lived long ago, but they remain embedded in popular imagination since the fall of the last ruler in 476 CE. They've been immortalized as busts and statues in museums, but a new project is helping to visualize what these people would've really looked like while alive.

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August 8, 2020

Kodak’s New Compact Camera Prints Out Your Photos Instantly

Nowadays, in the digital age, we’re used to sharing our photos on social media, but we don’t often get to hold those captured moments in our hands as a printed photo. Even though there are tons of flashy digital cameras with impressive, high-tech features, not all of them have the tactile quality of a classic instant camera that we still find ourselves yearning for.

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July 20, 2020

Design Studio Develops Spaceship to Take Ordinary People Into Space

If you’ve ever longed to view space like an astronaut, but lacked the training from NASA, you're in luck. London-based design studio PriestmanGoode collaborated with U.S.-based company Space Perspective to create a two-part spaceship called Neptune. This futuristic craft is designed to provide adventure seekers an out-of-this-world experience. At the heart Neptune's designs is a focus on nurturing the “human experience” by providing inspirational views.

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