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With the rise of drones, we’re becoming a lot more conscious of how little robots are interacting with us in everyday life. Recently Mary and I watched an interesting and funny film about that very topic set in the near future called Robot and Frank. Frank is dealing with some …

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This Radiolab story about the color blue has fascinated me for years. I re-listened to it again last night and it’s still great. A mix of science, linguistics, and¬†Homeric poetry. Why did Homer use the phrase “the wine-dark sea?” Why does he never use the color blue? In the entirety …

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Fast forward this video to the 1:40 minute mark for the good stuff. [vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/47138207 w=500&h=283] This just made me happy. An HD camera, a torpedo with a GPS guidance system … and a pod of dolphins. Voila! A long shot from inside the pod like no one's every filmed …

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