Japan Launches Talking Robot Into Space

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Carl Tresvant

Since he didn’t know anything about the topic being discussed, Carl Tresvant kept his goddamn trap shut.

Obama Taking 8-Day Martha’s Vineyard Vacation

The Obama family will leave Saturday for an 8-day vacation on the quiet, affluent island of Martha’s Vineyard, where they have visited three of the past four summers, and are expected to spend the week golfing, shopping, and relaxing.

Doctors Finally Clear Peyton Manning To Play Football

DENVER—Two years after performing his 2011 spinal fusion surgery, doctors announced this week that Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has been officially cleared to return to the field and take part in football activities.
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Japan Launches Talking Robot Into Space

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency launched into space a 13-inch talking robot named Kirobo, which will join the crew of the International Space Station and will be used to study how robots can provide emotional support to people kept in isolation for long periods. What do you think?

  • “How far we’ve come from the days of Rudy, the sock puppet who entertained the crew of Apollo 11 on their long journey.”

    Brad Bokebza
    Chemistry Professor
  • “I can already see where this is headed: 16-inch robots.”

    Alexis Duvic
    Graphic Designer
  • “Sometimes you just need someone to hug your leg.”

    Aaron Monsour
    Condom Manufacturer
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