The robotics company Boston Dynamics have recently broken the land speed record for walking robots with their new four legged Cheetah, which looks like an advanced version of their previous model BigDog. Reaching 29 km/h on a running track the…

The once futuristic Iron Mans robotic suite from Marvel is no longer just fiction. Development has in this area finally caught up with science fiction thanks to the complete robotic exoskeleton for humans, XO2, developed by the company Raytheon. And…

Is this perhaps the future of infrastructure and a possible solution to the peak oil problem, or just the gaming industry taking it to the next level? Only the future can tell..

After half a century the worlds only oil fueled nuclear power plant is being dismantled. The construction of the Swedish nuclear power plant named Marviken was never deemed safe enough for nuclear fuel, and after the abortion of the project…

At long last the first cube emerges. A bit on the puny side, but who knows what will follow after it? One thing is certain. Without the accumulated knowledge from the reprap project, a thing like this would have taken…

A milestone in modern technology has been reached with the development of the beer fetching house robot PR2 from Willow Garage. A must have for every one that has $400 000 to spare. In addition to the essential beer fetching…

By studying the flight of seagulls the German automation company Festo has managed to create a birdlike robot, SmartBird, that is powered by wing strokes rather than propellers. A cleaver piece of engineering that uses lightweight materials to make this…

Sleeping in a hotel made of ice doesn’t cut it any more, as the alternative ways of running a hotel has exploded during the last couple of years. There even is a homepage for travelers who feel that their lodgings…

The Russian architect company AB Elis used the excess time caused by the financial crisis 2008 to create a modern version of J.R.R Tolkiens underground city of Moria by drawing up the plans for moving the Siberian city of Mirniy…

After 35 years of collecting art the now 79 year old master builder Sven-Harry Karlsson, founder of the Swedish company Folkhem, raises his own art gallery at Vasaparken in the city of Stockholm. His own collection of master pieces will…