Japanese technology group Murata Manufacturing's robots, the bike-riding Murata Boy (l.) and unicycling Murata Girl are seen. Electronic eyes made of ultrasonic sensors tell the robots when they are about to bump into something and their robotic brains help them change direction. The robots can be also be guided by humans using bluetooth technology found in phones and computers.
The Beyoncé lip sync, like all things inaugural, is not without precedent: Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and violinist Itzhak Perlman didn't play live in 2008, either. But it gives White House critics an opening.
Olivia Culpo, a Boston University sophomore, won the Miss Universe competition Wednesday. Olivia Culpo, a cellist, won the Miss Rhode Island contest in a rented $20 dress with a hole in it and then began working out, dieting, and studying current events on flashcards to compete for the Miss USA crown.
The four musicians who participate in 'The Goat Rodeo Sessions' somehow make the jumble of musical genres work.
The nation commemorated the tenth anniversary of 9/11 with moments of silence and a determination to carry on. In New York, the families of those lost visited the 9/11 Memorial for the first time.
A new Southern cookbook, a website that unites local newspapers, and the thrilling soundtrack to J. J. Abrams' 'Super 8', and more recommendations.
A growing movement in North America advocates planting more native plants that are needed by birds, bees, butterflies, and other beneficial insects.