• Watch a robot dog pull a 3-ton plane in this unbelievable video

    3 monthes ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    At a time when engineers have been perfecting robots that can perform skills like walking, gymnastics stunts, and warehouse-related box-sorting, researchers from Italy's Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia just upped the ante in a major way. Meet the HyQReal, a robot dog that was able to successfully pull a 3-ton Piaggio P180 Avanti passenger airplane almost 33 feet at Italy's Genova Airport, according to the researchers.
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  • This $4 Mac App Is a Secret Way to Customize Netflix

    This $4 Mac App Is a Secret Way to Customize Netflix

    3 monthes ago - By Geek

    Let's face it: Netflix is awesome. It works on every device, it has award-winning shows and movies, and you can even initiate a hookup by just inviting someone to come over and watch...
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  • You can do it, robot! Watch the beefy, 4-legged HyQReal pull a plane

    You can do it, robot! Watch the beefy, 4-legged HyQReal pull a plane

    3 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    It's not really clear just yet exactly what all these powerful, agile quadrupedal robots people are working on are going to do, exactly, but even so it never gets old watching them do their thing. The latest is an Italian model called HyQReal, which demonstrates its aspiration to winning strongman competitions, among other things, by pulling an airplane behind it.
    The video is the debut for HyQReal , which is the successor to HyQ, a much smaller model created years ago by the Italian Institute of Technology, and its close relations. Clearly the market, such as it is, has advanced since...
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