This video of Homer Simpson and the ancient Cerne Abbas giant carved out of an English hillside is too hilarious not to share. Youtube has no fewer than four different videos of Homer and the giant. This one is up close and personal in the windy environs. Remember, you got it here first given that the total views of the four on Youtube have yet to hit a mere 250 (I confess: I saw it on CNN.com).
The English are calling the pairing "Homererotic." The prank aims to promote The Simpsons Movie. Regardless, it’s very funny.
Two researchers from Cornell University have won a $100,000 grant from NASA to continue work to develop an energy-harvesting robotic eel the space agency aims to use to explore oceans on one of the moons of Jupiter.
Is the factory smarter than it used to be? From recent buzzwords, you’d think we’ve entered a new dimension in industrial plants, where robots run all physical functions wirelessly and humans do little more than program ever more capable robotics. Some of that is actually true, but it’s been true for a while.
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