Wednesday, August 15, 2012

The Time Traveling Robots in Space #43 - Excellent


Bill and Ted get back on the horse, a Kickstarter for giant robots and India is going to Mars.



* Bill and Ted 3 gets a director and Keanu Reeves talks about the sequel.
http://www.firstshowing.net/2012/keanu-reeves-drops-time-travel-plot-details-for-new-bill-ted-3/

* Meet Stompy, the giant driveable robot that you can help fund.
http://www.futureoftech.msnbc.msn.com/technology/futureoftech/robot-stompy-be-large-enough-walk-over-cars-940004
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/projecthexapod/stompy-the-giant-rideable-walking-robot-0

* India announces an unmanned mission to Mars.
http://www.examiner.com/article/india-announces-2013-unmanned-spacecraft-mars-mission

* Meshworm, an earthworm-like robot that takes a licking and keeps on ticking.
http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2012/08/13/meshworm_darpa_mit_robot_a_sluggish_breakthrough_in_soft_robotics.html

* This week's Audible.com pick Harry Harrison's The Stainless Steel Rat

 * And, our personal picks; the video game Iron Brigade, The IT Crowd 4th season episode Bad Boys and the film The Penitent Man.

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