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'Robot umpire' helps call balls and strikes in Atlantic League All-Star Game

If you're tired of watching baseball's umpires blow ball and strike calls, we have some good news for you. Last night, a "robot" umpire called the Atl...

'Robot umpire' helps call balls and strikes in Atlantic League All-Star Game

Source: engadget.com

Robot umpires debut in Atlantic League PA announcer at Atlantic League All-Star game directs fans to computer technology used to call balls and strikes and plate umpire Brian deBrauwere discusses his role. (July 10)       ...
05:26, 07/11/2019

'Robot umpires' debut in Atlantic League ASG At Wednesday night's Atlantic League all-star game, plate umpire Brian deBrauwere wore an earpiece connected to an iPhone in his pocket and relayed the call upon receiving it from a TrackMan computer system....
08:39, 07/11/2019

Atlantic League to use robot umpires and allow players to steal first base The Atlantic League, an independent baseball league, is testing robot umpires to call balls and strikes during the second half of its season.       ...
03:00, 07/11/2019

Atlantic League to debut robot umpires and allow players to steal first base The Atlantic League, an independent baseball league, is testing robot umpires to call balls and strikes during the second half of its season.       ...
04:26, 07/11/2019

Robot Umpire Performed About As Well As Human Umpire Robot umps have finally made their way into pro baseball, and by all accounts they seem primed to make Angel Hernandez just a little less horrible at his job. A system known as TrackMan made its professional debut on Wednesday during the independent ...
01:13, 07/12/2019

'Robot umpires' debut in independent Atlantic League 'Robot umpires' debut in independent Atlantic League; computer calls balls and strikes at All-Star Game       ...
16:26, 07/11/2019

Ex-Met Frank Viola gets ejected after robot umpire tirade Who said robot umpires would make the game less controversial? Former Mets pitcher Frank Viola didn’t take long to inject some fury into the new era of the Atlantic League, which now has its home plate umpires using an earbud to have Trackman a...
20:13, 07/17/2019

Tim Tebow helps break up fight during minor league baseball game New York Mets minor league outfielder Tim Tebow appeared to try and help douse the hot tempers that flared between the Syracuse Mets and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders on Sunday night....
06:26, 05/29/2019

'He's not accepting the call!' - Del Potro in huge row with umpire "Juan Martin del Potro gets involved in a huge row with the umpire after what he felt was an incorrect line call in his match against Jordan Thompson."...
20:13, 06/01/2019

Pro baseball league uses AI umpire for the first time, coach gets ejected for arguing with it You’re outta here! Professional baseball‘s first AI umpire – in the form of an automated strike zone – didn’t take long to chalk up its first ejection after 1988 Cy Young winner and current pitching coach of the Atlantic League’s Highpoint Rockers, F...
10:39, 07/20/2019

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred insists league isn't juicing the balls – so where do we go from here? While commissioner Rob Manfred denies any intentional manipulation of the baseballs, he says the league is considering changes to the ball's specifications.       ...
23:26, 07/09/2019

Mabu the robot helps congestive heart failure patients monitor symptoms The majority of initial Kaiser Permanente patients using Mabu, a robot for congestive heart failure patients, say it helps them track disease symptoms.Read More...
22:00, 05/27/2019

Atlantic League player steals first base in historic feat An outfielder in the independent Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) made history on Saturday in Maryland by becoming the first baseball player to steal first base in a professional game....
00:26, 07/15/2019

Atlantic League Batter Steals First, Makes Baseball History Around the time that robot umpires were brought in to help officiate the Atlantic League All-Star Game, Major League Baseball and the independent league’s front office decided to tack on a few more rules to experiment with for the second half of the ...
14:52, 07/14/2019

Umpire Mike Everitt leaves game after being hit by pitch Home plate umpire Mike Everitt left a game between the Chicago White Sox and Washington Nationals after being struck in the chest by a pitch        ...
03:39, 06/05/2019

Yankees' Boone suspended 1 game for umpire rant New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone was suspended one game and fined an undisclosed amount for his rant at home plate umpire Brennan Miller during Thursday's afternoon game against the Tampa Bay Rays....
00:00, 07/20/2019

Umpire leaves early in Indians-Tigers game DETROIT (AP) — Friday night’s game between the Detroit Tigers and Cleveland Indians is being handled by three umpires after Jim Wolf left in the first inning. Wolf, brother of former big league pitcher Randy Wolf, was the third base umpire. The...
04:39, 06/15/2019

Heavier balls to blame for slower game at Wimbledon, says Nadal The tennis balls becoming heavier during play on the grass at the All England Club is to be blamed for the slower game at the Wimbledon and not the playing surface, third seed Rafa Nadal said on Saturday....
21:26, 07/06/2019

Netherlands call up Premier League stars for Nations League finals "Netherlands have called up Liverpool pair Virgil van Dijk and Georginio Wijnaldum for next month’s Nations League finals in Portugal despite their involvement in the UEFA Champions League final, the Dutch FA (KNVB) said on Friday."...
18:13, 05/10/2019

Umpire Mike Everitt Leaves Game After Taking 95-MPH Fastball To The Chest Umpire Mike Everitt was working home plate in the bottom of the third inning of Tuesday night’s White Sox-Nationals game when a 95-mph fastball from Reynaldo López somehow missed both Trea Turner’s bat and catcher James McCann’s glove and smashed dir...
15:13, 06/05/2019

Yankees manager Aaron Boone suspended one game after expletive-filled rant at umpire Yankees manager Aaron Boone got a one-game suspension as punishment for the expletive-filled rant he unleashed on an ump Thursday against the Rays.       ...
03:39, 07/20/2019

Robot umpires are coming to one professional baseball league The Atlantic League could soon look a lot different. Made up of seven teams primarily on the East Coast, the independent circuit will become the first American professional league to implement strike zone software and the stealing of first base in th...
11:52, 07/11/2019

MLB fans crush umpire Angel Hernandez over brutal calls in Yankees-Blue Jays game Home plate umpire Angel Hernandez had one of the worst blown strike calls of the season on Tuesday night during the Yankees-Blue Jays game.        ...
10:52, 06/06/2019

Europa League: Eintracht Frankfurt's 12th man helps salvage draw against Chelsea On another historic European night at the Waldstadion, Eintracht Frankfurt battled their way to a well-earned draw against top quality opposition. Once again, the Eagles' fanatic supporters more than played their part....
16:00, 05/03/2019

Mad scientist builds a robot to beat the crap out of him in a VR fighting game Since the 80s, fighting games have been a raucous good time, a way to blow off some steam while digitally beating an AI opponent to smithereens. In the VR world though, these same characters might one day fight back — physically. James Bruton, a robo...
05:39, 05/17/2019

Tottenham 0 Ajax 1: Donny van de Beek strikes as Spurs are outplayed in Champions League semi-final setback Tottenham will have to come from behind if they are to reach the Champions League final as Ajax took a 1-0 lead in the first leg at Spurs' new stadium, where a worrying head injury to Jan Vertonghen only added to Mauricio Pochettino's problems....
21:13, 05/01/2019

Toyota Human Support Robot- A helping Robot for Elderly Toyota, auto manufacturing company, is now looking ahead to help the disable and old age people. The Toyota Motors is going to spend 1 billion dollars in order to develop Human Support Robot (HSR)-a robot for elderly. The robot is designed to assist ...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Lopez HR helps KC beat Tigers 7-3 in 1st MLB game in Omaha OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nicky Lopez hit his first major league homer in the stadium where he played college ball, Homer Bailey allowed two hits in six shutout innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 7-3 Thursday night in the first big l...
09:00, 06/14/2019

Pete Alonso’s big game-winning HR in ninth helps Mets end skid SAN DIEGO — Pete Alonso had called it a must-win game. Give the Mets rookie credit for taking matters into his own hands. With the Mets desperately needing a jolt, Alonso delivered with a mammoth two-run homer in the ninth inning Tuesday night that s...
09:39, 05/08/2019

Online game helps fight the spread of fake news: study An online game that allows people to deploy Twitter bots, photo-shop evidence and incite conspiracy theories has proven effective at raising their awareness of "fake news", a study from the University of Cambridge has found....
04:00, 06/25/2019

Windows 10 Game Bar now helps you find people to play online games with The Game Bar in Windows 10 continues to be fleshed out with new bits of functionality, and the latest introduction is a way for folks to easily find other likeminded PC gamers they can enjoy multiplayer titles with online.The Game Bar is a compact ov...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Online game helps fight the spread of fake news - study An online game that allows people to deploy Twitter bots, photo-shop evidence and incite conspiracy theories has proven effective at raising their awareness of "fake news", a study from the University of Cambridge has found....
04:13, 06/25/2019

Mom driving SUV in game of 'chicken' strikes, kills 3-year-old son, cops say Authorities say a Houston woman behind the wheel of an SUV struck and killed her 3-year-old son while apparently engaging the child and his siblings in a game of "chicken."...
04:39, 06/24/2019

Major League Baseball: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry meet New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox ahead of Europe's first major league game in London The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have shared hugs and received presents for baby Archie from the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox ahead of the first Major League Baseball game in London....
22:13, 06/29/2019

Shadow’s Edge adventure game helps kids cope with chronic disease EXCLUSIVE: Shadow’s Edge isn’t meant to be a blockbuster game, but it may be much more meaningful to the people that it reaches. It is a free mobile game for teens and young adults who are suffering from chronic illnesses such as cancer. ...
22:00, 07/17/2019

"Not A Video Game": PM Modi Jibe At Congress For 6 Surgical Strikes Claim Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday mocked the Congress on its claim of surgical strikes carried out when the UPA was in power. The party that questioned the surgical strikes is now saying "me too,......
19:26, 05/03/2019

E3 2019: Microsoft strikes first in video game console battle with Xbox successor in 2020 At the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, Sunday, Microsoft said it has a new video game console system "Project Scarlett" due in holiday 2020.       ...
01:52, 06/10/2019

This robot fish has robot blood If decades of science fiction movies have taught us anything, it’s that when the eventual robot uprising happens, the bots that purge mankind from Earth are going to bleed. Sure, they might spew robo-body-fluid in hues of green or blue, but the...
08:13, 06/20/2019

Spurs’ Champions League dream may hinge on Kane call, admits Pochettino • Manager says decision on striker’s role in Madrid will be critical• Sánchez, Winks and Vertonghen should also be fit to playMauricio Pochettino says Harry Kane is on course to be fit for Saturday’s Champions League final against Liverpool and the T...
00:52, 05/26/2019

An Interview With The Man Who Enraged A Minor League Baseball Team By Suggesting They Call Themselves The Humpback Chubs Today, for reasons that were at first very hard to parse, the Grand Junction Rockies, a minor-league team affiliated with the Colorado Rockies, sent out the following aggressive, since-deleted tweets:...
06:26, 06/28/2019

Now Car Dealerships Are Getting in on the Call Spoofing Game One of the more frustrating spam calling tricks is when telemarketers, scammers, and other characters “spoof” an outgoing number to make it seem like their calls are local. Now, car dealerships have joined the fray....
19:00, 05/17/2019

Umps call Machado suspension 'disgrace to the game' The Major League Baseball Umpires Association criticized the one-game suspension of San Diego shortstop Manny Machado, calling it "a slap in the face" and "a disgrace to the game."...
04:26, 06/19/2019

Bruins rip referees after latest ‘black eye’ call decides Game 5 In a Stanley Cup Playoffs filled with officiating miscues, what’s one more on the NHL’s biggest stage? The St. Louis Blues took a 3-2 series lead over the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup final, but Thursday’s 2-1 Game 5 win was mar...
19:00, 06/07/2019

Counselors on call to give ‘Game of Thrones’ fans grief therapy For many “Game of Throne” super fans, last night’s series finale felt more like losing a loved one than the end of a television show. That’s why Bark.com, a UK-based social network that helps match users match with service pro...
16:26, 05/20/2019

San Jose Sharks edge St. Louis Blues in Game 3 after controversial no-call The San Jose Sharks defeated the St. Louis Blues 5-4 in overtime after a controversial no-call and grabbed a 2-1 series lead in the Western Conference finals....
18:26, 05/16/2019

VIDEO: Drake appears to call Warriors ‘trash’ after Game 1 loss to Raptors A tense exchange appeared to play out between Drake and Draymond Green on the courtside moments after the Raptors beat the Warriors 118-109 in Game 1.  ...
08:00, 05/31/2019

Neymar loses appeal against 3-game Champions League ban NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has rejected an appeal by Paris Saint-Germain against Neymar’s three-match Champions League ban in a case that can now go to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. UEFA says its appeals panel confirmed the ban on Neym...
14:13, 06/19/2019

Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic says he's waiting for NHL apology over non-call in Game 2 Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic is waiting for a league apology after what he believes was a mistake on a non-call for icing in Game 2.        ...
17:00, 04/29/2019

Forget Rocket League, Roller Champions is the new best PVP sports game You have to give Rocket League a lot of credit – it pioneered a new wave of action sports games. Riding that wave is Roller Champions, a new free-to-play game from Ubisoft that blends the best of Rocket League with roller derby and it...
07:26, 06/14/2019

Braves’ Keuchel sharp in 1st minor league game, 7 scoreless ROME, Ga. (AP) — Dallas Keuchel dominated in his first minor league game since signing with the Atlanta Braves, pitching one-hit ball for seven scoreless innings for Class A Rome on Monday night. Keuchel, the 2015 AL Cy Young Award winner, struck out...
06:26, 06/11/2019

Grizzles, Timberwolves advance to Summer League title game Brandon Clarke made a dunk with 10.7 left in overtime and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the New Orleans Pelicans 88-86 on Sunday in the NBA Summer League semifinals       ...
05:39, 07/15/2019

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 4 Confirmed: New game info released in Kotaku CoD 2020 report Kotaku reporter Jason Schreier has seemingly rubber stamped the release of Call of Duty Modern Warfare 4 in the sites recent expose on the trouble surrounding...
21:00, 05/20/2019

Doc Emrick to call 45th NHL Game 7 of illustrious career tonight in Bruins-Blues Stanley Cup Final Legendary hockey voice Doc Emrick will remember his 45th NHL Game 7 just as he has his first: with fond memories.       ...
20:26, 06/12/2019

African Champions League final to be replayed after original game abandoned • Second leg, and trophy, had been awarded to Esperance • Wydad Casablanca left pitch after equaliser was disallowedThe second leg of the African Champions League final will be replayed after the original fixture was abandoned and the match awarded t...
09:26, 06/06/2019

Dodgers' Hyun-Jin Ryu expected to start for National League in All-Star Game Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu is expected to start for the National League in next week's MLB All-Star Game in Cleveland, the team announced Sunday....
17:00, 07/01/2019

Grayson Allen Ejected From Summer League Game For, You Guessed It, Being A Goon Former Duke shithead Grayson Allen was part of the trade that sent Mike Conley from the Grizzlies to the Utah Jazz last month. You may have lost track of Allen in Utah, where he played just 38 games and spent a bunch of time in the developmental leag...
10:13, 07/12/2019

Watch: Michael Brantley, American League hold on for 4-3 win at MLB All-Star Game Houston Astros outfielder Michael Brantley and the American League won its seventh straight MLB All-Star Game, taking down the National League, 4-3, at Progressive Field in Cleveland on Tuesday night....
07:39, 07/10/2019

Linoone Loves Balls Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Linoone!...
17:52, 05/25/2019

Germany's women: 'We don't have balls, but we know how to use them' Ahead of the World Cup in France, Germany's women's national team have hit back against stereotypes with a powerful campaign. The hard-hitting video has received widespread praise for its message of female empowerment....
22:52, 05/17/2019

Simulated All-Star Game: Matt Chapman propels American League to walk-off win American League rallies for 4-3 win on Matt Chapman's RBI single in the bottom of the 10th in USA TODAY's annual Dynasty League Baseball simulation.       ...
14:26, 07/09/2019

Top Premier League coaches make England raise game, says Steve Holland • England work hard to keep training on par with elite clubs• ‘English coaches deserve more respect,’ says HollandGareth Southgate and his staff are forced to think hard about how to keep players stimulated in training with so many used to working un...
01:52, 06/05/2019

Pep Guardiola calls Premier League his ‘toughest’ test as Leicester game looms • Manchester City manager places this season among his finest• Kevin De Bruyne still injured, Fernandinho faces fitness testManchester City must beat Leicester at home on Monday night to make sure they go into the final day of the season with the des...
00:00, 05/06/2019

| Woman umpire breaks new ground in men's ODI Australia's Claire Polosak said it was a "special day" as she made history in becoming the first female umpire to stand in a men's one-day international....
08:26, 04/29/2019

Watch: New York Yankees homer for Major League record 28th straight game New York Yankees second baseman DJ LeMahieu's leadoff home run against the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night gave the Yankees a home run in a Major League record 28 consecutive games....
19:52, 06/26/2019

New Orleans Pelicans' other rookie sensation announces his presence with authority in Summer League game In the midst of all the fanfare about Zion Williamson, the New Orleans Pelicans acquired a rookie during the NBA Draft who proved Monday he’s more than capable of creating highlight reel material....
07:26, 07/11/2019

Will Rocket League be removed from Steam? When will Psyonix game move to Epic Games Store? Rocket League developer Psyonix has announced it will be joining Epic in to publish its game on the Epic Games Store - but what does that mean for the future of the game on the Steam platform?...
17:26, 05/02/2019

Champions League Madness Continues As Tottenham Gut Ajax With Last Minute Game-Winning Goal In the most amazing soccer comeback in the history of the world, or at least since yesterday, Tottenham pulled off a stunning come-from-behind win over Ajax today to advance to the Champions League final....
03:00, 05/09/2019

Mets fans: Brodie Van Wagenen had ‘balls to come out here’ There was no anger. No vitriol. None of the animosity seen on social media. Brodie Van Wagenen sat with Mets fans for the first half of Tuesday’s 4-2 Subway Series victory over the Yankees, and was treated like a conquering hero. He was greeted with ...
12:00, 07/03/2019

Netherlands imitation game is flattering but victory must be England's goal in Uefa Nations League It is a measure of the progress Gareth Southgate has made that Thursday's UEFA Nations League semi-finalists viewed England as a template to follow in their own resurgence....
18:13, 06/06/2019

Report: Kyrie Irving Wouldn't Sign The Balls If you are not yet exhausted from reading stories about what exactly went wrong with the Boston Celtics last season, ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan has yet another post-mortem for your perusal. The thesis of this one is that the Celtics’ failure was not ent...
01:52, 06/29/2019

Ben Simmons Gets Away With Elbowing Kyle Lowry In The Dick And Balls This is some dirty stuff right here. In the second quarter of Thursday night’s Game 3 in the 76ers-Raptors series, Kyle Lowry boxed out Ben Simmons on the defensive glass, and Simmons toppled to the floor along the baseline. With Lowry teetering over...
06:26, 05/03/2019

Huh, turns out destroying stress balls is just as satisfying as squeezing them We live in stressful times. Whether it’s because of the toxic political discourse, the impending threat of environmental disasters, or the rapidly declining quality of our favorite fantasy show, we could all use a big, relaxing squeeze of a gigantic ...
21:26, 05/14/2019

MLB umpire reaches out to teen ump involved in adult brawl DENVER (AP) — Hey blue, great call! Major league umpire Chris Guccione invited a teenage ump who was involved in a game that ended in an adult brawl to attend the Dodgers-Rockies series finale Sunday at Coors Field. Guccione and his crew just wanted ...
08:13, 06/30/2019

| Irate top IPL umpire kicks door after Kohli altercation An Indian Premier League umpire has been reported to the national body for allegedly kicking a door after an altercation with Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli....
10:39, 05/07/2019

Awarding six overthrows in final over an 'error', claims former umpire "England should have been awarded five runs instead of six in the final over of Sunday\u0027s World Cup title clash against New Zealand after a throw from the deep struck Ben Stokes\u0027 bat and ran away for a boundary, former umpire Simon Taufel ha...
18:00, 07/15/2019

Baseball team's coach, 6, dresses down umpire after controversial out A summer collegiate baseball team’s pint-sized coach went viral for the second straight week but this time it was for losing his temper on an umpire....
18:00, 07/17/2019

Aaron Boone: Umpire showed more ‘class than I did’ during rant Aaron Boone wasn’t in the dugout for the Yankees’ 8-2 win over the Rockies on Friday night, as he served a one-game suspension handed down for his profanity-laced tirade during Thursday’s win in the first game of their doubleheader sweep of the Rays ...
07:39, 07/20/2019

Maddon critical of plate umpire Laz Diaz after loss Joe Maddon wasn't pleased with plate umpire Laz Diaz after his Cubs dropped a 2-1 decision to the Cardinals in 10 innings Friday, saying a missed call by Diaz on a 3-2 pitch in the bottom of the 10th factored into the outcome....
09:00, 06/01/2019

'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare' 2019: What we know so far about the video game "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare," due Oct. 25, isn't a sequel to the trilogy of releases from Infinity Ward. Instead, it's a rebirth for the franchise.       ...
23:13, 06/11/2019

The history of juiced balls and how today's home run binge fits in With home runs flying everywhere, it's fair to wonder if something is up with the ball. But this isn't new. We take a look at other seasons that saw a spike in offense....
16:00, 06/13/2019

Justin Verlander blames MLB for juiced balls, home run surge Houston Astros ace and All-Star starter says he's "100 percent" certain MLB is advocating livelier baseballs to increase home runs.       ...
02:39, 07/09/2019

Pebble Beach aims to keep harmful golf balls out of ocean Pebble Beach Golf Links, which hosts the U.S. Open this week, hopes the world's best golfers will keep their balls on the fairways and out of the sensitive coastal waters, which have been overwhelmed by decades of golf ball pollution....
03:52, 06/13/2019

Golfer disqualified from Challenge Tour event – after running out of balls • Clément Berardo makes early exit in first round of Spanish event• Frenchman loses his last ball on 16th hole at Valle RomanoFrench golfer Clément Berardo has made an embarrassing exit from a Challenge Tour event, after being disqualified for runnin...
21:52, 06/20/2019

Ash Barty was back: tennis balls showed up at front door Ash Barty's father Rob had a pretty good idea when his daughter had made the decision to return to tennis after nearly two years playing professional cricket: Four boxes of tennis balls showed up at the front door.      ...
11:39, 06/12/2019

Aaron Boone Melts All The Way Down, Torches Umpire With Incredible Rant Aaron Boone did not make it very far into in this afternoon’s Rays-Yankees game. In just the second inning, umpire Brennan Miller had apparently been a bad enough job calling balls and strikes by Boone’s measure that he stormed out of his dugout and ...
00:52, 07/19/2019

Umpire Jim Wolf to miss rest of Indians-Tigers series Mike Muchlinski is replacing Jim Wolf on the umpiring crew for the rest of this weekend's Indians-Tigers series in Detroit       ...
22:00, 06/15/2019

Justin Turner Defends Pitcher Who Just Plunked Him From Overreacting Umpire The Dodgers beat the hell out of the Phillies Monday night, ripping off a six-run fourth inning and cruising to a 16–2 victory. But that doesn’t mean the late innings were entirely without drama: for one thing, the Phillies used a position player as ...
06:26, 07/16/2019

Cricket World Cup Final Umpire Admits "Error": Report The umpire who awarded England six runs from a freak overthrow in the last over of the World Cup final has admitted he made an "error" and should have given one run fewer....
13:39, 07/21/2019

Foul Ball: ‘Offensive’ Video Ties Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to ‘Enemies of Freedom’ at Minor League Game As the great Beyoncé once said, “You know you that bitch when you cause all this conversation.” And so it seems when it comes to the Notorious AOC, aka U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
16:26, 05/29/2019

How "balls out" Stroll drive boosted Racing Point F1 team in Canada The Racing Point Formula 1 team went from losing both cars in Q1 at the Canadian Grand Prix to achieving its first points since the end of April, in unlikely circumstances...
19:13, 06/12/2019

What happens when a terrible golfer plays TPC Southwind? Lots of lost golf balls. CA sports columnist Mark Giannotto played a round at TPC Southwind ahead of the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational. It didn't go well.        ...
15:52, 06/30/2019

Handcuffed man makes balls-to-wall escape to safety during armed standoff A handcuffed half-naked man could be seen climbing down a ladder to safety during an armed standoff with police in Mexico, a report said. The shooting took place in Jalisco State and left two people dead, including a state prosecutor, as the nearly n...
01:39, 06/22/2019

"Dropped Catches, No Balls": Shashi Tharoor's Cricket Analogy For Budget As World Cup fever grips the nation, Shashi Tharoor today reverted to cricket lexicon in the Parliament to criticize the Union Budget which was presented on Friday....
19:26, 07/08/2019

Family Used 17th Century Bowl, Worth $4.9 Million, To Keep Tennis Balls A family that unknowingly used a rare Chinese bowl, worth $4.9 million, to store odds and ends like tennis balls are thanking their lucky stars they didn't throw it out....
14:39, 06/25/2019

Excavation of Waterloo field hospital unearths limbs and musket balls Waterloo Uncovered’s project shines fresh light on battle that led to Napoleon’s defeatThe first ever excavation of the main allied field hospital at the Battle of Waterloo has uncovered sawn-off limbs and musket balls fired during a previously unrec...
02:13, 07/18/2019

Dodgers Fan Keeps Trying To Catch Foul Balls, Keeps Throwing Food All Over The Damn Place The undisputed highlight of last night’s game between the Dodgers and Giants, which ended up a 2-1 victory for San Francisco, was the two-part slapstick routine that one Dodgers fan performed in the stands, much to the detriment of his wallet, his ap...
02:26, 05/03/2019

England analysis: Harry Kane shows his class in dour Nations League play-off but Dele Alli needs to raise game A difficult week for England ended on a high note on Sunday as they sealed third place in the inaugural Uefa Nations League with victory over Switzerland....
20:39, 06/09/2019

Biased Umpire Brazenly Interferes In Fiercely Contested Anthem Standoff I don’t know how the Miami Marlins can possibly trust the umpire crew working their Wednesday night game against the Detroit Tigers, after this blatant display of partisanship by Fieldin Culbreth during the anthem standoff between Daniel Stumpf and S...
10:13, 05/23/2019

| Fiery Kyrgios accuses umpire of 'match-rigging' in latest outburst Hot-tempered Australian Nick Kyrgios accused a line judge in his first round match at Queen's of "match-rigging" in a typically incident-packed performance....
02:52, 06/21/2019

Home Plate Umpire Takes A Backswing To The Head In Nationals-White Sox For the second week in a row, the home plate umpire at a Washington Nationals game has suffered a wound in a freak accident. Last Tuesday umpire Mike Everitt took a 95-mph fastball directly to the chest and eventually had to leave the game. Tonight ...
04:13, 06/12/2019

Play of the Day: Player sits down DURING point, umpire takes epic catch "Eurosport favourites Annabel Croft and Alex Corretja give their expert verdicts on the best and most entertaining moments of day four at Roland Garros."...
20:26, 05/29/2019

Incredible sportsmanship as Djokovic OVERRULES umpire, after Zverev serve called out "Novak Djokovic produced this amazing moment at the French Open on Thursday as he overruled a call from the umpire to award opponent Alex Zverev a point!"...
17:39, 06/06/2019

How three-star ping pong balls, mixing chamber will determine which NBA team gets Zion These aren't just any ping pong balls. And don't call it a hopper. It's a mixing chamber. Welcome to the NBA Draft Lottery.        ...
23:52, 05/14/2019

Johanna Konta backs mental health campaigner's aim to hit 200,000 tennis balls Johanna Konta is among tennis stars backing a campaigner's aim to hit 200,000 tennis balls in a month to raise awareness of how the sport can help mental health....
14:52, 06/25/2019

Dracula’s Balls: Weapons of Hyper-Violence Used by Vlad III Discovered Under Bulgarian Fortress Archaeologists excavating at the medieval Bulgarian ‘Zishtova Fortress’ have unearthed  ‘stone cannonballs’ which are thought to have been used by Vlad III [Tepes], the historical inspiration for Bram Stokers fictional vampire, Dracula. ...
15:13, 06/09/2019

Teen umpire involved in adult brawl invited to Dodgers-Rockies finale Major league umpire Chris Guccione invited a teenage ump who was involved in a game that ended in an adult brawl to attend game at Coors Field.       ...
23:00, 06/30/2019

A Massachusetts police department is asking the public to refrain from criminal activity because it is 'straight up hot as soccer balls out there' REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn A massive heat wave is gripping half of the country, and as of Friday nearly 200 million people were under a heat advisory. And the Braintree Police Department in Braintree, Massachusetts, is asking residents to refrain from ...
16:00, 07/22/2019

Navy Recordings of Viral Sky Penis Incident Show Pilot Worried 'Balls Are Going to Be a Little Lopsided' In 2017, two creative Navy lieutenants cruising the sky of north-central Washington realized their jet’s contrails were especially thick and puffy, so they decided to make atmospheric artwork. Freshly released recordings give us a glimpse into the c...
17:52, 05/14/2019

Cricket World Cup: England's Jofra Archer takes two wickets in two balls v West Indies Jofra Archer dismisses Nicholas Pooran and Sheldon Cottrell in consecutive balls to leave West Indies 202-8 in the World Cup group game at Southampton....
07:52, 06/15/2019

Bridgestone sells out of limited-edition Tour B XS balls celebrating Tiger's Masters win Tiger Woods used a Bridgestone Tour B XS to win the 2019 Masters. The ball maker is saying congratulations by releasing a special box of those balls.        ...
19:39, 04/28/2019

Improbable star Bieber shines as American League takes MLB All-Star Game American League wins exhibition for seventh straight seasonLate roster addition Shane Bieber named Most Valuable PlayerAL pitchers combined to strike out to NL batters in ClevelandFor one night, the pitchers took back the power.Hours after an awesome...
15:00, 07/10/2019

Xbox Live Free Game WARNING: Download Rocket League on Xbox One now before its gone Xbox One owners can now try out another excellent game for free this weekend, but it won't be available all that much longer so make the most of it whilst you still can....
10:52, 07/13/2019

Epic acquires Rocket League studio, bringing game to Epic’s store this year Enlarge / The blue car represents Psyonix leaping over Steam's... orange car? Look, it's a loose metaphor. Work with me here, people. In a surprise move today, Epic Games announced it has "signed a definitive agreement" to acquire San Diego-based ...
13:13, 05/02/2019

Liverpool fan tells of heartbreak after Champions League ticket 'stolen minutes before game' A Liverpool fan has told how his ticket to the Champions League final in Madrid was stolen on his way to the match, forcing him to sit out his team's victory at a police station....
20:00, 06/03/2019

If you care about migrants to the US, don’t call for humane detention – call for an end to it | Brianna Rennix and Nathan Robinson The conditions in the border cells are shocking – but the right will use public outrage to build more jailsIt has long been obvious that migrants in the custody of the US Border Patrol were being detained in horrendous conditions. But not many cared ...
22:52, 07/03/2019

36 Hours in Atlantic City Beyond the casinos: locally distilled spirits, an African-American museum with a local perspective, and, for the funnel-cake-averse, deep-fried cheesecake....
12:00, 07/18/2019

Paul Lo Duca: '57 Chevy helped Billy Wagner get umpire Joe West to expand strike zone Former MLB catcher Paul Lo Duca is making a new name for himself in retirement as one of baseball’s more colorful um, “storytellers.”        ...
16:52, 05/10/2019

Mass Die-Off of Whales in Atlantic Is Being Investigated Officials are seeking the reason for an “unusual mortality event” that has left 41 humpback whales dead since early 2016 from North Carolina to Maine....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Atlantic preview: Welcome to Clemson's world Can anyone give Clemson a scare? Will Florida State turn things around? What are the expectations for Scott Satterfield at Louisville? We dig into these questions and more in our ACC Atlantic team previews....
19:00, 07/17/2019

U.S. NHC says subtropical storm forms in the Atlantic A low-pressure system located several hundred miles southwest of Bermuda has become a subtropical storm, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday....
02:00, 05/21/2019

New 'Gunfight' mode in upcoming 'Call of Duty' game yields fast, furious action Activision and Infinity Ward revealed a new "Gunfight" multiplayer mode – 2 vs. 2 players – for 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare,' due out Oct. 25.       ...
07:39, 07/12/2019

Seminoles hit 6 homers to beat Florida Atlantic 13-7 ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Tim Becker and Drew Mendoza each hit two home runs and drove in four runs to lead Florida State to a 13-7 win over Florida Atlantic in the opening game of the NCAA Athens regional on Friday. Florida State (37-21) hit six homers and...
23:13, 05/31/2019

Dillon, Etienne among top runners in ACC Atlantic Division Boston College's AJ Dillon was so good last year that he ranked among the nation's best rushers despite hobbling through an injury that sidelined him during stretches of multiple games....
15:39, 07/18/2019

2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook Leading up to the official start of hurricane season next week NOAA released the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook today. Meteorologists predict this will be a near-normal hurricane season across the Atlantic Basin. The outlook expects nine to ...
03:00, 05/24/2019

72-year-old crosses Atlantic in giant barrel A French man who has spent more than four months floating across the Atlantic Ocean in a giant orange barrel has arrived at his Caribbean destination....
00:26, 05/08/2019

Bellarmine moving to Div. I, joining Atlantic Sun conference LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bellarmine University, a private Catholic college in Louisville, is moving to NCAA Division I and joining the Atlantic Sun Conference. The move will elevate most of the university’s athletic programs to Division I status ...
21:00, 06/18/2019

Your Digital Toolkit for the Atlantic Hurricane Season It looks like New Orleans is going to take a shot from a potential Category 1 hurricane by Saturday. Half my family is from New Orleans, and I’m confident in saying that none of us would be nervous about a Cat 1. However, it’s not so much the winds t...
16:13, 07/11/2019

'Call of Duty' returns to 'Modern Warfare' with new video game out Oct. 25 The next Call of Duty video game, out Oct. 25, 2019 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PCs, has a familiar name: 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.'        ...
21:00, 05/30/2019

Jurgen Klopp proud of Liverpool's 'best Champions League game in two years' at Barcelona Jurgen Klopp spoke of pride in his players after Liverpool suffered a 3-0 defeat to Barcelona in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final tie....
01:52, 05/02/2019

Virgin Atlantic orders 14 Airbus A330neos, with further six options Europe's Airbus has agreed to sell 14 A330neo wide-body passenger jets to Virgin Atlantic in a deal valued at $4.1 billion, the companies announced at the Paris Airshow on Monday, with an option for the airline to order six more....
20:26, 06/17/2019

12-Metre Ship Aims To Be First To Cross Atlantic Without A Crew Final preparations are underway for a 12-metre-long ship to set sail from Canada and attempt the world's first transatlantic crossing without a crew....
21:00, 05/21/2019

Atlantic Hurricane Season Could Be Getting a Head Start This Week Atlantic hurricane season officially starts on June 1, but the ocean and atmosphere are paying the calendar no heed. A swirl of clouds and thunderstorms off the Florida coast has a 70 percent chance of becoming a tropical storm in the next 48 hours, ...
00:00, 05/21/2019

Virgin Atlantic flies into Thomas Cook dogfight Virgin Atlantic has flown into the battle for struggling Thomas Cook's airline operations by lodging a preliminary offer for the tour operator's UK long-haul business....
22:52, 05/09/2019

UAE Spy Satellite Crashes Into Atlantic Ocean After Rocket Failure The United Arab Emirates lost a spy satellite after a failed rocket launch from the South American country of French Guiana late Wednesday. It’s still unclear what caused the failure, which became evident about two minutes after liftoff. Read more......
16:26, 07/11/2019

From Atlantic City to Key West: 21 beach towns that will soon be under water 24/7 Tempo identified the 21 beach towns in the U.S. that will soon be under water, based on data from the Union of Concerned Scientists report.       ...
05:00, 07/19/2019

Clemson, Atlantic Division lead off ACC media days The Atlantic Coast Conference opens its preseason media days Wednesday with a focus on reigning national champion Clemson and the rest of the Atlantic Division       ...
08:52, 07/17/2019

72-year-old adventurer finishes trip across Atlantic in a barrel A Frenchman who set out on his solo journey across the Atlantic Ocean in a large, orange barrel, has completed his trip. Jean-Jacques Savin, 72, departed from El Hierro, part of Spain’s Canary Islands, in December in a bright orange barrel. His vesse...
02:39, 05/11/2019

El Niño may lessen number of Atlantic hurricanes this season In early April, CSU's Tropical Meteorology Project predicted 13 named storms and five hurricanes, two of which would strengthen into major hurricanes.        ...
04:26, 05/16/2019

Virgin Atlantic orders 14 Airbus A330neos, with further 6 options Europe's Airbus agreed on a deal to sell 14 A330neo wide-body passenger jets to Virgin Atlantic on Monday valued at $4.1 billion, the companies announced at the Paris Airshow on Monday, with an option for the airline to order six more....
13:26, 06/17/2019

Cambridge University to study how it profited from Atlantic slavery The University of Cambridge will conduct a two-year academic study of how much it benefited from the Atlantic slave trade and whether its scholarship reinforced race-based thinking during Britain's colonial era....
17:00, 04/30/2019

For the fifth year in a row, a named storm has formed early in the Atlantic Enlarge / Subtropical Storm Andrea, about 475km southwest of Bermuda, isn't much to look at. (credit: NOAA) On Monday evening, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center determined that a low pressure system in the Atlantic Ocean had sustained wi...
18:39, 05/21/2019

12-meter ship aims to be first to cross Atlantic without a crew Final preparations are underway for a 12-meter-long ship to set sail from Canada and attempt the world's first transatlantic crossing without a crew....
19:39, 05/21/2019

New measures announced to protect North Atlantic right whales The new measures will include increased aerial surveillance to try to spot the whales in the gulf and extending speed limits for ships east of the current speed-restriction zone....
06:26, 07/09/2019

U.S. still processing Atlantic seismic permits despite drilling plan delay The U.S. Interior Department is still processing permit applications for companies to conduct seismic testing in the Atlantic - a precursor to drilling - despite shelving its plan to vastly expand offshore drilling, a spokeswoman said on Monday....
10:52, 04/30/2019

U.S. forecasters predict near average 2019 Atlantic hurricane season U.S. forecasters expect the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season beginning June 1 to be near average in the number and intensity of storms, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Climate Prediction Center said on Thursday....
05:39, 05/24/2019

Subtropical Storm Andrea forms over Atlantic, expected to dissipate: NHC Subtropical Storm Andrea formed over the western Atlantic on Monday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said, adding that the storm was expected to dissipate on Wednesday....
02:00, 05/21/2019

French man arrives in Caribbean after crossing Atlantic in giant barrel (CNN) — A French man who has spent more than four months floating across the Atlantic Ocean in a giant orange barrel has arrived at his Caribbean destination. Jean-Jacques Savin set off from the Canary Islands, off the coast of Africa, on December 2...
10:26, 05/08/2019

The Atlantic editor seems to suggest only white men can write long stories Jeffrey Goldberg later clarified his comment, saying white men ‘dominate’ cover stories ‘because they’ve had all the opportunities’The editor-in-chief of the Atlantic, the prestigious, semi-liberal US literary journal, has come under fire for appeari...
10:26, 06/07/2019

Andrea, Atlantic season’s 1st named subtropical storm, forms MIAMI (AP) — Subtropical storm Andrea, the first named storm of the Atlantic season, has formed hundred miles (kilometers) southwest of Bermuda. The National Hurricane Center on Monday tweeted that Andrea had a “well-defined center” with ...
01:26, 05/21/2019

Enormous 5,500-Mile-Long Patch of Atlantic Seaweed Might Be the ‘New Normal’ Scientists in Florida have detected the largest seaweed bloom in the world. Extending from the Gulf of Mexico to the African coast, the unusually large bloom is threatening marine life and coastal regions, with the researchers warning it’s likely a s...
03:26, 07/06/2019

North Atlantic Ocean productivity has dropped 10 percent during Industrial era Virtually all marine life depends on the productivity of phytoplankton — microscopic organisms that work tirelessly at the ocean’s surface to absorb the carbon dioxide that gets dissolved into the upper ocean from the atmosphere. Through photosynt...
19:39, 05/06/2019

Virgin Atlantic in, IAG out of race for Thomas Cook airline business The chief executive of British Airways owner IAG ruled out bidding for Thomas Cook's airline unit on Friday, a day after rival Virgin Atlantic was reported to be interested in part of the business....
14:39, 05/10/2019

US Open: Pebble Beach divers to clear 'five million' golf balls from sea bed From Rory McIlroy to the average weekend hacker, no golfer needs reminding that they should avoid water. Yet that is how the Pebble Beach Golf Company plans to instruct the players competing in the US Open over the next four days....
18:52, 06/13/2019

Fire forces NYC-London Virgin Atlantic flight to land in Boston A Virgin Atlantic airliner made an emergency landing at Boston's Logan International Airport late Thursday after a passenger seat caught fire, officials said....
19:39, 07/05/2019

Trump administration puts offshore drilling expansion in Arctic, Atlantic on ice Enlarge / Shell has halted the controversial oil drilling in the Chukchi Sea, citing the marginal discovery of oil was "not enough to continue the search for the foreseeable" future. In a statement on September 28, the company said, "Shell will now c...
14:39, 05/02/2019

Scientists find gigantic freshwater reservoir beneath Atlantic Ocean “We knew there was fresh water down there in isolated places, but we did not know the extent or geometry,” explained lead researcher Chloe Gustafson, a Ph.D. candidate at Columbia's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory....
04:13, 06/25/2019

Rare ‘lava lake’ discovered on remote South Atlantic volcano Scientists have used satellite imagery to spot an extremely rare “persistent lava lake” on a remote sub-Antarctic island in the South Atlantic. Researchers from the British Antarctic Survey and University College London trawled satellite ...
23:13, 07/03/2019

Bloody naked man attacks baby in stroller on Atlantic City street A naked, bleeding man who was high on drugs attacked a 9-month-old baby in a stroller — sending the tot to the hospital — on an Atlantic City street, according to a new report. Stephon Whitfield, 28, who is shown in a mugshot bleeding from his swolle...
04:52, 05/08/2019

Sea level rise threatens bird habitats along Atlantic Coast, study says Sea level rise is hitting coastal habitats along the south Atlantic Coast faster than scientists previously believed, threatening entire species of birds and whole ecosystems....
17:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. forecasters predict two-four major hurricanes in 2019 Atlantic storm season U.S. forecasters expect the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season beginning June 1 to be near average in the number and intensity of storms, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Climate Prediction Center said on Thursday....
18:39, 05/23/2019

Princess Diana’s Famous Virgin Atlantic Workout Sweatshirt for Sale (BOSTON) — The baggy Virgin Atlantic sweatshirt Princess Diana wore to discourage media interest in her exercise routine is for sale. Boston-based RR Auction says the dark blue cotton-polyester sweatshirt that was a gift from airline founder Ri...
23:13, 07/01/2019

Premier League team news and Football League finale countdown – live! Press conference updates, latest stories and morePremier League: 10 things to look out for this weekendAnd feel free to email Ed here. Tweet @ed_aarons 9.41am BST Talking of Barcelona, apparently some bloke called Lionel scored his 600th goal for t...
11:00, 05/03/2019

Uefa Super Cup 2019: When and where will Champions League and Europa League winners meet? With English football dominating this season's European finals, two Premier League sides will go head-to-head on the continent once more later this year when they contest the Uefa Super Cup....
11:26, 05/29/2019

Indians' Bieber shines at home to help American League past National League again Shane Bieber went from a late addition in the 90th All-Star Game to an MVP performance as the American League held on to defeat the National League 4-3 at Progressive Field in Cleveland on Tuesday for its seventh consecutive victory in the showcase g...
11:52, 07/10/2019

'League of Legends' adopts Overwatch League-style premium eSports pass League of Legends isn't just one of the biggest games on the planet, it's perhaps the most popular eSport too. Starting with the upcoming Summer Split of the League Championship Series (LCS) and European Championship (LEC), Riot Games will ...
22:39, 05/24/2019

Champions League and Europa League finals to get free live stream from BT Sport Horrible, wasn't it. Seeing those live scores come in during the Champions League semi-finals, knowing that you were missing two of the most exciting football matches in living memory as you cursed BT Sport and its exclusive rights to show them....
03:26, 05/27/2019

UEFA puts future Champions League ideas to league officials NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has included promotion and relegation, plus places for more teams, in its future vision for the Champions League and other club competitions. European Leagues president Lars-Christer Olsson says UEFA leaders proposed the...
16:52, 05/08/2019

Valencia clinch Champions League spot, Getafe in Europa League "Valencia secured Champions League football for the second year in a row by winning 2-0 at Real Valladolid on Saturday, clinching fourth place in La Liga at the expense of Getafe who drew 2-2 at home to Villarreal."...
00:26, 05/19/2019

Liverpool star Georginio Wijnaldum out to use Premier League disappointment in Champions League Final Liverpool's failure to claim the Premier League title despite putting together a remarkable 97-point season is serving as extra motivation for the Champions League Final , according to Georginio Wijnaldum....
22:13, 05/24/2019

No Champions League football for Arsenal next season as Chelsea consign Gunners to Europa League Arsenal will be playing Europa League football again next season after defeat against Chelsea in Baku saw the Gunners miss out on potential Champions League qualification....
00:13, 05/30/2019

Cricket World Cup final umpire Kumar Dharmasena admits 'error' handed England one extra run Umpire Kumar Dharmasena has admitted making a crucial "judgmental error" in the last over of England's victory over New Zealand in the Cricket World Cup final earlier this month....
11:52, 07/22/2019

Women's Super League fixtures could be played as double-headers at Premier League stadiums A number of Women's Super League matches could be played as double-headers alongside Premier League fixtures next season, according to one of the most senior figures in the English game....
14:39, 07/07/2019

The Lonely Island’s Bash Brothers deliver major-league audacity in a minor-league package Leave it to The Lonely Island to end a three-year sabbatical with a lavishly produced, surprise drop celebrating a nearly forgotten period of baseball history. While Andy Samberg has been busy patrolling the streets of backlot Brooklyn and the whole ...
10:00, 05/24/2019

Man City parade 2019: Premier League, FA Cup and League Cup treble celebrations date, times and route The next phase of Manchester City's trophy celebrations continue today, with staff and players set to follow the usual tradition of embarking upon an open-top bus parade through the city centre after a historic domestic treble....
11:26, 05/20/2019

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp hits out at Uefa over Nations League and Europa League planning Jurgen Klopp launched a surprising two-pronged attack on Uefa on Friday morning, criticising the scheduling of next month's Nations League finals and the choice of host city for the Europa League final....
15:39, 05/10/2019

German League Rejects Champions League Reform Proposals The initial proposals envisaged a single, three-tiered European competition with internal promotion and relegation, effectively making it harder for smaller clubs to break into European competition....
00:26, 05/16/2019

'Closed Champions League' rejected by German Football League "The German Football League has rejected a proposal to create a near-closed Champions League from 2024 onwards, adding to widespread opposition to the plan."...
21:00, 05/15/2019

David Squires on … the Premier League, Champions League and kit news Our cartoonist on Vincent Kompany, coatigans, medical all-clears, Spurs, Chelsea and Neil Warnock. Be warnedYou can now buy your very own print of this stripTake a look through David’s archive of cartoons Continue reading......
20:52, 05/07/2019

Italy's League should now set government priorities: League parliamentary leader Italy's far-right League should decide the government's priorities if EU election results confirm it has overtaken its coalition partner the 5-Star Movement, the League's parliamentary leader said on Sunday....
01:00, 05/27/2019

Teacher, who rowed across the Atlantic in record time, makes history in Ohio marathon Last summer, teacher Bryce Carlson rowed solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Sunday, he made history at the Flying Pig Marathon, completing first 5-Way.        ...
03:52, 05/06/2019

Crews search Gulf of St. Lawrence for North Atlantic right whales, disentanglement under consideration The Campobello Whale Rescue Team will be working from the Acadian Peninsula this week in order to quickly intervene when an entangled North Atlantic Right Whale is found....
06:26, 07/09/2019

Pro volleyball star Eric Zaun jumps to his death from Atlantic City casino Professional volleyball player Eric Zaun jumped to his death from the 29th floor of an Atlantic City casino earlier this week, police said. Eric Zaun, 25, of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, was found unresponsive in the parking lot of the Borgata Hotel, Cas...
19:52, 06/14/2019

Rescuers make slow progress on freeing entangled North Atlantic right whales The whale known as 4423, which had been partially disentangled last Thursday, was spotted again Tuesday morning during an aerial surveillance flight, the department said....
23:26, 07/17/2019

Writing Cover Stories Is Hard. For Atlantic Editor, Talking About Diversity Is Harder. “It’s really, really hard to write a 10,000-word cover story,” Jeffrey Goldberg said in an interview about writers who can produce marquee magazine pieces. He said his comments were misconstrued....
03:00, 06/08/2019

United Airlines passengers discover their trans-Atlantic flight is crawling with ants A passenger on a Monday United flight from Venice, Italy to Newark, New Jersey, said she and other travelers discovered ants on the plane.       ...
01:13, 06/18/2019

Virgin Atlantic flight makes emergency landing in Boston after fire onboard Flight 138 from New York to London landed at Logan international after suspected faulty battery charger sparked blazeA fire aboard a Virgin Atlantic flight headed to London has forced the plane to make an emergency landing in Boston.Massachusetts sta...
09:39, 07/05/2019

England incorrectly awarded extra run in Cricket World Cup final after umpire 'error', claims Simon Taufel England were the beneficiaries of a "clear mistake" when they were awarded a vital extra run as they won the World Cup, according to former leading umpire Simon Taufel....
20:13, 07/15/2019

Dusan Tadic & Daley Blind: Premier League 'rejects' chase Ajax Champions League glory They were outgoing Premier League summer transfers that barely raised an eyebrow - but now Dusan Tadic and Daley Blind are chasing Champions League glory with Ajax....
13:26, 04/30/2019

Sadio Mane warns Tottenham: Liverpool Premier League failure is perfect motivation for Champions League Final Sadio Mane has called on players and fans alike to help turn Liverpool's failure to win the Premier League into a positive ahead of the Champions League final....
15:26, 05/29/2019

Declan Rice adamant England squad will not fall out over Champions League final ahead of Nations League Finals Declan Rice is confident the fallout from the Champions League final will not disrupt the harmony in the England squad ahead of the Nations League Finals....
00:26, 05/29/2019

Bernard Hopkins, Micky Ward headline Atlantic City boxing Hall class Arturo Gatti’s presence will be missed Sunday when Micky Ward is inducted into the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame. Ward’s trilogy with Gatti was one of the last great rivalries in an era when boxing was bustling along the Boardwalk. Their three fi...
09:52, 06/22/2019

Dead North Atlantic right whale on Cape Breton beach as experts seek cause of death The whale - a 40-year-old female named Punctuation - was towed late Monday to Petit Etang, N.S., where pathologists from P.E.I.'s Atlantic Veterinary College were expected to examine the carcass....
21:52, 06/25/2019

Phone battery pack suspected cause of fire on Virgin Atlantic plane diverted to Boston A plane carrying 217 passengers diverted Boston following a fire aboard the plane — and a phone charger is the suspected cause.       ...
00:00, 07/06/2019

Virgin Atlantic flight forced to land after passenger’s backup battery burst into flames There are few things in this world more panic-inducing than realizing your smartphone battery is about to die in the middle of a long flight. Being left with nothing but an in-flight movie to occupy yourself is a fate worse than just about anything, ...
02:00, 07/06/2019

Virgin Atlantic flight forced to make emergency landing after fire erupts in cabin A Virgin Atlantic flight from New York to London made an emergency landing in Boston on Thursday night because of a fire that was apparently sparked by a phone charger in first class, according to authorities. All 217 passengers aboard Flight 138 wer...
17:52, 07/05/2019

Arsenal Champions League blow will not dent confidence ahead of Europa League semi-final, insists Unai Emery Unai Emery assured Arsenal fans that missing out on the Premier League's top four will not knock their confidence ahead of a vital Europa League semi-final, second leg, against Valencia....
21:00, 05/05/2019

The five: robot farmers Will robots be the answer to labour shortages on farms? Our pick of the best planting, weeding and harvesting machinesLast week a startup based at Plymouth University unveiled the world’s first raspberry-picking robot. The machine can pick about 25,0...
09:26, 06/02/2019

Here's your first look at the final season of Mr. Robot Mr. Robot’s third season was excellent, gearing us up for a final season that will find Rami Malek’s Elliott square off against the elite. “The one percent of the one percent revealed themselves,” we wrote in our review of the third season finale, “a...
00:52, 07/18/2019

'Dumping Trump' robot being sent to UK Model of Donald Trump on toilet could feature at protests over US president’s visit A giant talking robot of Donald Trump sitting on a gold toilet is being shipped from Sichuan in China to London for protests to mark the president’s controversial sta...
20:39, 05/15/2019

You can rent a rapping robot Hundreds of "friendly" robots that sing and speak multiple languages are being rolled out across hi-tech Singapore.       ...
12:39, 07/19/2019

'Man's best friend' is a robot dog to some with dementia A robot dog under development in California is vying to be a best friend to people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, offering comfort by responding to human touch with life-like motions....
16:52, 07/03/2019

Willo is a robot that wants to replace your toothbrush If you think about it, the basic concept of a toothbrush hasn’t evolved since… forever. Sure, many people have switched to an electric toothbrush, but it remains a stick with a brush at the end. Willo thinks that’s not good enough. The company has de...
12:00, 06/14/2019

Don Mattingly Is Ready For Robot Umpires Marlins manager Don Mattingly watched his team get very nearly no-hit by electrifying Padres ace Chris Paddack Wednesday night, in what would’ve been the first no-hitter in Padres history. Paddack gave up his first hit, a solo dinger to Starlin Castr...
22:00, 07/18/2019

This Robot Is Really Angry And Done Lifting Boxes Hello! Today we get banned for buying too many games, watch a robot get angry, learn when the Sonic movie is actually coming out and talk about fake meat at McDonald’s. It’s Morning Checkpoint!...
17:52, 05/25/2019

Cat vs best and worst robot vacuum cleaners  If you’ve flirted with the idea of buying a robot vacuum you may also have stepped back from the brink in unfolding horror at the alphabetic soup of branded discs popping into view. Consumer choice sounds like a great idea until you’ve tr...
05:13, 05/12/2019

I Wrote a Book About Our Robot Car Future Friends! Pals! Fellow filthy car-obsessives! I have big news: I have written a book. Just as a refresher, a book is like a bunch of non-dynamic monochrome (in this case, and not the cover) web pages full of text, all bound together in a big sort of p...
23:39, 05/10/2019

MIT robot masters the ‘Bottle Cap Challenge’ Over the past week or so, one celebrity after another has stepped up to offer their take on nailing the Bottle Cap Challenge. I thought Mariah Carey’s was particularly funny, as she used one of her signature high notes to seemingly de-cap a bottle. R...
12:00, 07/16/2019

Watch the First Teaser for Mr. Robot Season 4 The first teaser for Mr. Robot season 4 is here. USA Network has released a 30-second clip for the final season of the Rami Malek-starrer techno thriller series, which only gives us the face of Elliot......
10:26, 07/18/2019

Why Facebook is teaching a bug-like robot to walk In a rooftop garden at Facebook's Menlo Park headquarters, a six-legged robot named Daisy is making chittering noises as it staggers on the sandy ground....
15:52, 05/20/2019

The walking robot that could soon be delivering your packages It's not fast and may be years from visiting your neighborhood, but a walking robot is part of Ford's vision for how its autonomous vehicles deliver packages....
13:00, 05/22/2019

Sexting With A Robot Is Just About As Weird As You'd Expect Does anyone remember Cleverbot, the sort-of-not-really AI that you could sort-of-not-really have a conversation with? It was really popular around the time I was sitting my Italian exam at university, circa 2011. I know this because I asked it if it ...
23:13, 06/21/2019

This $600 Sleep Robot Is Only Worth it if You're Tired and Alone If you’ve suffered the throes of chronic insomnia, you’ll do almost anything to fall asleep. Pills, guided meditation apps, vigorous exercise, melatonin, screen dimmers, aromatherapy diffusers, sleep tracking via fitness tracker, smart beds, bedtime ...
20:52, 05/22/2019

The Real Reason Chucky Is a Robot Now The first trailer for the reboot of Child’s Play came with a surprise. The original was about a serial killer who possessed a doll and killed a bunch of people. Now, Chucky’s a smart toy who finds autonomy...and then kills a bunch of people. It seeme...
09:26, 06/15/2019

AMC cancels sci-fi robot drama 'Humans' Humans, the AMC and UK Channel 4 robot drama often compared to Westworld, has been cancelled after three seasons, said executive producers Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley on Twitter. The show, which was a critical but not a ratings success, ran for...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Djokovic's sleek Miami Beach retreat: Wimbledon champion's incredible £5.3m apartment in Florida has panoramic views of the Atlantic When he is not winning Wimbledon and earning £2.35 million, tennis ace Novak Djokovic spends downtime with wife Jelena and their young son and daughter in their luxe condo at Eighty Seven Park in Miami Beach, Florida....
12:52, 07/17/2019

Stanford students' robot dog does backflips for (relatively) cheap Robots with dog-like talents are nothing new, but it's not exactly practical to buy one that can do more than the basics. The new Aibo is cute, for instance, but not very athletic. A group of Stanford students might have a better solution. They&...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Watch this plucky little robot dog pull a three-ton plane The increased use of robots is often seen as a threat to human jobs. Ford's delivery robot may help improve efficiency, but there will be concerns about delivery drivers being put out of work. There are, however, plenty of instances of robots co...
14:52, 05/24/2019

Robot food delivery may be coming to a campus near you Campus food delivery is getting a surprising pick-me-up, thanks to autonomous robots offering food-and-beverage delivery right to the dorm room. The first college to do this is George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia....
20:00, 05/03/2019

NASA’s floating robot ‘bee’ is alive and well aboard the ISS NASA is betting big on the future of space robots. As automated gadgets become more and more advances, scientists are starting to imagine how robots could not only aid space travelers but perhaps even shoulder some of the load when it comes to variou...
06:26, 05/21/2019

Scientists invent a robot that can taste with its fingers As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with increasing accuracy, but there are still a few things that set us apart from our mechanical creations. S...
22:39, 06/27/2019

A robot helped me park an SUV that drives like a yacht The 2019 Ford Expedition is one of the biggest SUVs on the market. It has room for eight people to sit comfortably and still provides plenty of storage. (A total of 104.6 cubic feet of space for cargo.) In fact, the vehicle is 17.5 feet long, from fr...
20:26, 05/01/2019

Robot 'duck' keeps weeds out of rice paddies For rice farmers, ducks have been a viable way to keep their crops healthy -- they destroy weeds, eat bugs and fertilize crops without using harmful chemicals. And now, a Nissan technician might have an alternative when fowl isn't an option. H...
07:00, 06/24/2019

Cracking Open the Roomba 980 robot vacuum We crack open the Roomba 980 for a look at the tech that makes this cloud-connected cleaner iRobot's most significant robot vacuum since the original Roomba....
06:26, 05/29/2019

Why Alexa and Siri won’t function as robot helpers “Alexa, are you ready to have a body?” Steady advances in artificial intelligence and natural language processing have made digital assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa increasingly capable of performing complicated voice commands under different circum...
16:52, 06/04/2019

Zero-gravity robot cleaner could automatically sterilise the ISS Cleaning the International Space Station is laborious work, so hygiene firm GermFalcon has made a drone that works in zero-gravity to do the job instead...
14:49, 04/28/2019

Scientists invent robot that has a sense of taste As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with increasing accuracy, but there are still a few things that set us apart from our mechanical creations. Sure, r...
20:26, 06/28/2019

Sunsets are kryptonite to some fancy robot vacuums By Liam McCabe This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full blog on sunsets are kryptonite ...
03:39, 05/06/2019

Boston Dynamics’ creepy dog-like robot is about to go on sale Boston Dynamics’ ambitions in the field of robotics have been the stuff that internet virality is made of. The engineering and robotics company has already produced incredibly skillful machines that will haunt your nightmares if you’re one of those w...
06:52, 06/07/2019

Even a robot has now mastered the ridiculous Bottle Cap Challenge Over the past week or so, one celebrity after another has stepped up to offer their take on nailing the Bottle Cap Challenge. I thought Mariah Carey’s was particularly funny, as she used one of her signature high notes to seemingly de-cap a bot...
17:52, 07/13/2019

DJI's Super-Fast Robot Car Is an Absolute Blast The DJI Robomaster S1 is the childhood toy I always wanted. Actually, it’s way better than that. Compared to junk like the Tyco Rebound I had in the 90's, the Robomaster S1 is faster, more sophisticated, and thanks to its Mecanum wheels, much mor...
03:13, 07/13/2019

Ekasbo’s Matebot may be the cutest cat robot yet created If Shrek saw Matebot, no amount of sad-eyes could win him back to Puss in Boots’ side. Created by Shenzhen-based robotics company Ekasbo, Matebot looks like a black and white cartoon cat and responds to your touch by wiggling its ears, changing...
12:26, 05/30/2019

Hemingway review: Somnox sleep robot There’s an urban legend that finds Ernest Hemingway at a restaurant with his friends. He spoke up and bet everyone around the table that he could write a story in only six words, they accepted. So, he leaned down, wrote “For sale: baby shoes, never w...
16:26, 07/02/2019

This Sad Robot Made From Random Twigs Has to Teach Itself to Get Around Watching Boston Dynamics’ ATLAS robot backflip its way through a parkour course is impressive, but those seemingly effortless maneuvers actually represent thousands of hours of unseen development and testing to perfect. While this robot made from ran...
06:13, 07/03/2019

MIT's new robot can identify things by sight and by touch For humans, it's easy to tell how an object will feel by looking at it or tell what an object looks like by touching it, but this can be a big challenge for machines. Now, a new robot developed by MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intel...
06:26, 06/17/2019

MLB should have robot umpires for meaningless September games On the weekend of September 6-8, also known as the NFL’s opening weekend, the Royals will travel to Miami to play the Marlins. Snooze City, right? Two teams out of the race for months, playing for nothing besides 2020 draft position. Short of Marlins...
22:00, 07/18/2019

Anki is closing the doors on its toy robot business Anki, the startup responsible for adorable robotics, is closing its doors and will terminate nearly 200 employees Wednesday. CEO Boris Sofman broke the news to staff today, Recode reports. In a statement provided to Engadget, the company said, "A sig...
02:52, 04/30/2019

Boston Dynamics' creepy robot dog is going up for sale Videos of Boston Dynamics' robots have been the stuff of both awe and inspiration, as well as nightmares. Now, it appears the robots will be doing more than just performing parkour or dancing around on videos. They're going up for sale....
21:13, 06/07/2019

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah insists Champions League win is just 'the start' as he targets Premier League Mohamed Salah insisted Liverpool's Champions League victory is just 'the start' as he set his sights on Premier League success next season in the aftermath of an unforgettable evening in Madrid....
19:00, 06/02/2019

Gareth Southgate says Liverpool vs Tottenham Champions League final will 'complicate' Nations League bid Gareth Southgate admits Liverpool and Tottenham's Champions League progression 'complicates' England's bid for Uefa Nations League glory, but believes the national side will reap the long term benefits....
08:13, 05/10/2019

Meet Sophia: The robot who laughs, smiles and frowns just like us The field of robotics is fast-growing. Robots can now perform complicated movements with elegance -- back-flipping, practicing parkour moves, even "carving" classical sculptures....
14:00, 05/31/2019

Private banking: Wealthtech 2.0 – when human meets robot If there was ever a risk of client advisers being replaced by robots, that danger has now passed. Today both robo-advisers and large wealth managers see the importance of having humans and technology work together....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Ai-Da, the humanoid robot artist, gears up for first solo exhibition Wearing a white blouse and her dark hair hanging loose, Ai-Da looks like any artist at work as she studies her subject and puts pencil to paper. But the beeping from her bionic arm gives her away - Ai-Da is a robot....
00:13, 06/06/2019

A mind-controlled robot arm doesn’t have to mean brain implants A robotic arm smoothly traces the movements of a cursor on a computer screen, controlled by the brain activity of a person sitting close by who stares straight ahead. The person wears a cap covered in electrodes. This "mind-controlled" robot limb is...
23:00, 07/22/2019

From Eric the robot to Dorothy’s slippers: 10 years of Kickstarter A decade on from the birth of the crowdfunding platform, Tim Adams talks to cofounder Perry Chen and looks back at some of its greatest campaignsThe idea of Kickstarter first formed in the mind of Perry Chen in 2001. A native New Yorker, Chen was 25,...
16:13, 05/04/2019

This just-released robot vacuum is on sale for a limited time The Eufy RoboVac 11S series of robot vacuums has received continuous praise over the years, and right now their brand new model, the Robovac 11S Max, is on sale for the first time ever.       ...
00:52, 06/11/2019

Don't miss: A chance for gamers to plot their own robot revolution Check out new books charting the state of our planet, see a movie thriller with a quantum physics twist, and launch your own robot uprising against humankind...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Robocrop: world's first raspberry-picking robot set to work Autonomous machine expected to pick more than 25,000 raspberries a day, outpacing human workersQuivering and hesitant, like a spoon-wielding toddler trying to eat soup without spilling it, the world’s first fruit-picking robot is attempting to harves...
20:26, 05/26/2019

For Lower-Paid Workers, the Robot Overlords Have Arrived It’s time to stop worrying that robots will take our jobs. But as millions of low-paid workers’ lives are increasingly governed by software, it may be time to start worrying that robots will determine who gets those jobs....
21:39, 05/01/2019

This robot learns its two-handed moves from human dexterity If robots are really to help us out around the house or care for our injured and elderly, they’re going to want two hands… at least. But using two hands is harder than we make it look — so this robotic control system learns from humans be...
22:52, 05/29/2019

Tiny robot leaps around carrying its own battery, electronics Enlarge / A Tribot leaps ahead of its peers. (credit: EPFL) Robots have traditionally been roughly humanoid in form, which has some obvious advantages, in that the robots are better able to integrate into a human-designed environment. But there are...
00:39, 07/11/2019

IHMC's Atlas robot can navigate its own way through tight spaces Some of the biggest challenges for machines are tasks that are simple for humans. From mathematical puzzles like the famous traveling salesman problem to combining inputs from various senses, there are many functions that us dumb humans excel at but....
18:39, 07/05/2019

Cheap: This Ecovacs Deebot 601 robot vacuum cleaner is 50% off Nobody likes vacuuming. Nobody. Thankfully, it’s 2019, and for the price of a cheap netbook, you can get yourself a robot servant to do it for you. The Ecovacs Deebot 601 is a great example of this, and is currently on sale on Amazon for $189.99 – th...
00:00, 05/18/2019

Lonely seniors turn to robot dogs for companionship When her aunt passed away last November, Carrolyn Minggia, 64, felt isolated. The Brooklyn Heights resident had moved from Philadelphia to NYC four years prior to care for her aging relative, who suffered from cancer and dementia. After her death, Mi...
01:13, 06/27/2019

Digital love: does Netflix have an unhealthy robot sex obsession? From VR sexcapades in Maniac to amorous AI in Osmosis, the streaming service keeps bombarding us with disturbing tech hookups. Enough!Netflix, the biggest streaming service in the world, cordially invites you to jerk off to your computer. Take a look...
19:13, 05/01/2019

Review: The $1,000 GEESAA robot barista makes a mean cup of coffee There are coffee fans, and then there are coffee fans. The GEESAA robot barista is a product for the latter category of people – and it’s not ashamed of it. Essentially, it wants to do for trendy pour-over coffee what the Mr Coffee machine did for bo...
03:52, 06/28/2019

Fortnite's Giant Monster And Robot Finally Fought Today was the long-awaited battle between Fortnite’s giant monster, Cattus, and giant robot, Doggus. It was pretty much what players expected, but it sure was dramatic....
21:26, 07/20/2019

This Robot Artist Just Became the First to Stage a Solo Exhibition. What Does That Say About Creativity? Standing in a wood-paneled room at the University of Oxford, surrounded by her artwork, Ai-Da looks out at her creations. “I want people to know that our times are powerful times,” she says slowly, pausing between sentences. Like many art...
19:39, 06/17/2019

Anki, maker of adorable robot companions, is shutting down Anki, the San Francisco-based company behind smart, pocket-sized robots Vector and Cozmo, is shutting down this week.According to Recode, almost 200 employees are being made redundant on Wednesday, and will receive just a week of severance pay. Check...
11:30, 04/30/2019

Barsys $1,500 robot bartender promises cocktails with AI precision The "Keurig of cocktails" concept isn't exactly new, but that's not stopping companies like Barsys from perfecting the robotic bartender. Next week, Barsys is launching its robotic cocktail mixer 2.0. Like the original, the next iteration o...
22:39, 07/18/2019

Watch a robot dog pull a 3-ton plane in this unbelievable video 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 t...
07:00, 05/24/2019

Forecasters predict up to 8 hurricanes in 'near-normal' Atlantic hurricane season The federal government predicts a near-normal hurricane season for the Atlantic Basin, with 4 to 8 hurricanes expected to form.        ...
18:52, 05/23/2019

Scientists spot 'ravioli' sea star in Atlantic Ocean Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) made new observations of the strange sea creature, nicknamed “ravioli” or “cookie” star, and its feeding habits.       ...
07:39, 07/12/2019

Forecasters predict up to 8 hurricanes in 'near-normal' 2019 Atlantic hurricane season The federal government predicts a near-normal hurricane season for the Atlantic Basin, expecting four to eight hurricanes.        ...
21:26, 05/23/2019

Hilarious robot revenge video parodies Boston Dynamics Boston Dynamics creates some of the most incredible robots on the planet. From the company’s back-flipping biped to the four-legged dog-bot that Jeff Bezos hangs out with, you’ve probably seen videos of its robots completing feats of agility under ex...
02:39, 06/18/2019

Running Dinosaur Robot Reveals a Possible Way Dinos May Have Evolved Flight Using robotic and animal models, researchers have shown that some dinosaurs were already flapping their rudimentary wings as a side effect of running, prior to evolving the ability to fly. The finding offers a unique perspective on the origins of fli...
01:26, 05/03/2019

Domino's Will Start Delivering Pizzas via an Autonomous Robot This Fall For months now, the robotics company Nuro has been using electric, self-driving vehicles to deliver groceries to Kroger customers in Phoenix and Houston....
16:00, 06/18/2019

Ford Brings in Startup to Test Walking Robot Deliveries Walking robots deployed from self-driving vans to deliver mail parcels could be seen marching up to homeowners’ doorsteps as early as next year, as part of a Ford-Agility Robotics pilot program....
17:52, 05/22/2019

This Robot Gardener from the 1960s Looks Like a Techno-Utopian Version of the Apocalypse When people of the 1950s and 60s imagined the robot lawnmowers of the future, they were generally pretty small and cute. But not this guy. Read more......
16:52, 05/16/2019

This clever transforming robot flies and rolls on its rotating arms There’s great potential in using both drones and ground-based robots for situations like disaster response, but generally these platforms either fly or creep along the ground. Not the “Flying STAR,” which does both quite well, and t...
04:26, 05/21/2019

Baseball history made: Inside the debut of robot umpires The TrackMan radar system debuted during the Atlantic League all-star game, calling balls and strikes for the first time in pro baseball.       ...
16:26, 07/11/2019

Robot version of our distant ancestor hints at how we learned to walk A robotic version of a four-legged animal that lived 290 million years ago suggests it had an efficient walking style despite spending some of its life in water...
14:51, 04/28/2019

This robot crawls along wind turbine blades looking for invisible flaws Wind turbines are a great source of clean power, but their apparent simplicity — just a big thing that spins — belie complex systems that wear down like any other, and can fail with disastrous consequences. Sandia National Labs researchers have creat...
05:52, 06/25/2019

You can do it, robot! Watch the beefy, 4-legged HyQReal pull a plane 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, ...
09:52, 05/24/2019

Our favorite affordable robot vacuum is back at its lowest price Few robot vacuums hold a candle to the Eufy RoboVac 11S in terms of suction power and maneuverability, and right now it's back to its lowest price.       ...
22:26, 07/10/2019

Meet Nuro, the pint-sized robot that could one day deliver your pizza Robotics company Nuro will soon unleash its self-driving vehicles on the streets of Houston. This isn’t a ride-sharing partnership, or a new Tesla competitor, but a trial run at the future we’re all waiting for. Starting this fall, Domino’s plans to ...
03:52, 06/19/2019

How Squishy Robotics created a robot that can be safely dropped out of a helicopter If you want to build a robot that can fall hundreds of feet and be no worse the wear, legs are pretty much out of the question. The obvious answer, then, is a complex web of cable-actuated rods. Obvious to Squishy Robotics, anyway, whose robots look...
14:53, 04/28/2019

The best affordable robot vacuum is at its lowest price ever—for today only The Eufy Robovac 11S is the best affordable robot vacuum on the market, and for today only you can get a major discount on it.       ...
00:26, 06/28/2019

NASA initiates plan to rescue its robot that’s stuck on Mars NASA’s newest Mars robot has a serious problem. The InSight lander is a relative newcomer to the Red Planet, having safely arrived at its chosen destination late last year, but one of its most important instruments — a self-hammering &ldq...
20:39, 07/02/2019

'Robot blood' powers robotic fish in Cornell laboratory Scientists have developed a robotic fish powered by 'robot blood.' The hydraulic liquid circulatory system allows the robot to use, store and transfer energy....
22:52, 06/20/2019

Meet 'Digit', the walking robot for Ford self-driving vans Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it was partnering with walking robots maker Agility Robotics as it designs a planned fleet of self-driving delivery vans that will drop packages at the doorsteps of people's homes....
17:52, 05/22/2019

| WATCH: Robot of tweeting Trump on toilet appears in London A 4.8m talking robot of US President Donald Trump sitting on a gold toilet appears in Trafalgar Square, London on the second day of the state visit to the UK by US President Donald Trump....
23:26, 06/04/2019

Rapid robot rollout risks UK workers being left behind, reports say Study shows 20m jobs will be lost worldwide by 2030 with every robot costing 1.6 manufacturing jobs British workers are being shut out of decisions over the rising use of robots in the UK economy, according to a report.According to the commission on ...
13:13, 06/26/2019

Domino’s will start delivering pizzas via an autonomous robot this fall Domino's plans to start delivering pizzas using an autonomous, unmanned vehicle. The announcement is the latest example of technology companies using robots to deliver food....
07:52, 06/18/2019

Flying, insect-like robot flits closer to independent flight Enlarge / The RoboBee X­Wing without its power and electronics. (credit: Noah T. Jafferis and E. Farrell Helbling, Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory) Just over six years ago, when researchers at Harvard announced that they had made tiny flying robot...
23:52, 06/26/2019

Creators of social robot Buddy need more money to finally launch In 2015, Buddy the social robot first appeared on Indiegogo. Nearly four years and $657,000 later, the friendly robotic companion has yet to ship to any of its backers. Now the creators of Buddy, Blue Frog Robotics, are reaching out to backers to apo...
06:13, 05/29/2019

Ford commercial reveals our surreal robot-assisted future If you’re skeptical of or put off by the idea of self-driving cars, then there’s a good chance you won’t be a fan of Ford’s intriguing research project designed to have robots get out of self-driving cars and deliver packages right to your door. Over...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Ford wants this creepy robot to bring its autonomous deliveries to your door Autonomous deliveries and self-driving vehicles may be the future, but there are still a few gaps that need to be addressed -- namely that it's not always possible for people to leave their homes to retrieve deliveries from the roadside (and if ...
16:39, 05/22/2019

Scientists create a four-winged robot insect that flies with grace It's difficult to make an insect-like flying robot -- realistic four-winged bots are typically too heavy, while lighter two-winged models tend to fly erratically. USC researchers have edged one step closer to the dream machine, however. They&#...
23:00, 05/17/2019

Electronics projects for beginners: Make a robot biscuit butler Take a BBC micro:bit, add a motor, a chassis and some infrared sensors and then put your feet up with a nice cup of tea: your biscuits will be on their way shortly...
15:00, 07/04/2019

Mercedes' Latest Experimental Safety Car Has a Little Robot Triangle, Among Other Things Experimental Safety Cars were a big deal back in the 1970s, when most major manufacturers were building (usually) bright yellow, heavy-looking sedans with massive black rubber bumpers front and rear, all in an attempt to develop and showcase safety t...
21:13, 05/20/2019

Amazon Is Building a Voice-Controlled Robot That’s Like a ‘Mobile Alexa’ Amazon is developing a higher quality version of the Echo speaker and ramping up work on its home robot. The company plans to release the new Echo by next year, according to people familiar with the product. Prototypes of the cylindrical speaker are ...
21:13, 07/12/2019

Amazon’s next big products may be a high-end Echo and an Alexa home robot Amazon’s suite of hardware will continue to grow in the coming years, as Bloomberg reports the company is making progress on its voice-activated home robot as well as a previously unannounced high-end Echo smart speaker. Sources familiar with t...
22:52, 07/12/2019

NASA's Astrobee cube robot flies in space for the first time NASA's Astrobee cube robots are finally earning their space wings... in a manner of speaking. The agency has confirmed that one of the bots, Bumble, flew on its own for the first time aboard the International Space Station on June 14th. While ...
07:00, 06/24/2019

Robot workers are coming to the Vegas Strip – and they may take jobs MGM Resorts plans to install automated beverage systems programmed to mix hundreds of different drinks – all at the touch of a button.       ...
03:52, 06/11/2019

The next Amazon Echo may be a high-end speaker, followed by an Alexa home robot Amazon is said to be working on a higher-end Echo smart speaker, according to a new report today, and that's no surprise given how successful Sonos and Google have been with more powerful versions of their smart speakers.This high-quality Echo p...
01:39, 07/13/2019

Sports Illustrated Washes Manny Pacquiao's Balls; Manny Pacquiao Says, "Thank You" Today Sports Illustrated published a story about how Manny Pacquiao, boxer and sitting Phillippine senator who said gay people are worse than animals and that drug dealers should be killed, is a wise man who just loves boxing. It was very well receiv...
00:13, 07/17/2019

NASA's Astrobee cube robot completes first hardware tests in space NASA just inched closer to having robots take care of spacecraft. The agency recently completed its first hardware checkouts for Bumble (above), one of three Astrobee robots that will research automated caretaking aboard the International Space Stat...
11:52, 05/19/2019

Roborock S6 robot vacuum review: Faster, quieter, and more efficient than its predecessor The most reliable and best performing robot vacuum I have ever tested was the Roborock S5. That title now passes to its successor, the Roborock S6, that improves in a couple of key areas along with continued smartphone app updates....
15:52, 05/16/2019

New video shows a humanoid robot crossing a balance beam with ease Researchers from The Institute for Human & Machine Cognition have released a video showing a humanoid walking autonomously across a series of narrow blocks. Researchers are trying to create a bipedal machine that can traverse a variety of terrains wi...
05:13, 05/09/2019

Stanford Students Built This Adorable, Bouncy, Open-Source Robot Dog If you’ve always dreamed of having a low-maintenance, vaguely dog-shaped companion, well, you’re in luck. A group of undergraduate and graduate students at Stanford University have just unveiled Doggo, a relatively cheap, light, four-legged robot wit...
15:52, 05/22/2019

Robot baristas may be the future of South Korea's coffee culture In Seoul, robot baristas take orders remotely and brew fresh coffee. But many fear automation is putting young Koreans out of work.        ...
00:26, 06/07/2019

McDonald's Tests Robot Fryers and Voice-Activated Drive-Throughs McDonald’s is designing voice-activated drive-throughs and robotic deep-fryers as it works to streamline its menu and operations to speed up service....
05:26, 06/21/2019

‘Suddenly he has shown his human side’ – Wiggins on how ‘robot’ Roglic won hearts "Bradley Wiggins picked out Primoz Roglic for special praise following the conclusion of the Giro d\u0027Italia. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show podcast!"...
14:39, 06/03/2019

Boston Dynamics’ cool-yet-terrifying commercial robot Spot is about to go on sale Boston Dynamics’ ambitions in the field of robotics have been the stuff that Internet virality is made of. The engineering and robotics company has already produced incredibly skillful machines that will haunt your nightmares if you’re on...
04:13, 06/06/2019

China plans world's first deep sea base, complete with robot subs Plans for a permanent lab far beneath the waves, crewed by autonomous underwater rovers, are gathering pace in China – here's what the facility might be like...
21:13, 04/28/2019

NASA's LEMUR robot escaped Death Valley in its last field test While rovers like Curiosity are doing a bang-up job exploring extraterrestrial terrain, they don't have the capability to scale cliffs and other hard-to-reach places. That's a job best left to climbing robots like LEMUR, a technology develo...
01:52, 07/12/2019

Even Robot Drivers Won't Make Ride-Hailing Cheaper Than Owning a Car: Study Robots and the future of ride-hailing, Tesla’s plans for expenses and cost cutting, potential spikes in gas prices on U.S. coasts, emissions wars, and more Nissan-Renault drama. All of this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, May 17, 2019....
19:00, 05/17/2019

Samantha Bee attacks Sarah Sanders, portrays her as a robot at mock 'Not the WHCD' Comedian Samantha Bee went after White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, portraying the president's chief spokesperson as a robot during Bee's mock version of the White House Correspondents' Association dinner (WCHD)....
17:00, 04/28/2019

Robot baristas are latest front in South Korea automation push SEOUL, South Korea — Are robot baristas the future of South Korea’s vibrant coffee culture? Dal.komm Coffee thinks so. The company now has 45 robot-equipped outlets in shopping malls, company cafeterias, schools and an airport. Coffee is just one of ...
06:52, 06/07/2019

Meet Misty, an extensible robot empowered by Microsoft and Qualcomm technologies Misty the Robot is extensible and flexible, with technologies like computer vision on board. It's tied into a number of key Microsoft technologies, too.Read More...
23:52, 05/25/2019

That Viral Video of a Robot Uprising Is Fake Because the Real Thing Will Be So Much Deadlier Have you seen that viral video of a robot getting its ass kicked by humans? The robot is forced to perform a variety of agility drills and gets hit with a hockey stick, enduring quite a bit of abuse before the robot finally pulls a gun on its human t...
23:00, 06/17/2019

NASA’s InSight robot is now covered in Mars dust, but that might actually be good news Mars is a dry and dusty place, and strong winds can kick up huge plumes of material that block out the Sun for days, weeks, or even months at a time. The fate of NASA’s Opportunity rover — which shut down after a colossal dust storm preve...
01:52, 05/08/2019

China’s robot censors working overtime as Tiananmen anniversary nears BEIJING – It’s the most sensitive day of the year for China’s internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square and with under two weeks to go, China’s robot censors are working overtime. Cen...
09:00, 05/28/2019

Ford’s demo of a robot working in unison with a self-driving car is a wild glimpse into the future If you’re skeptical of or put off by the idea of self-driving cars, then there’s a good chance you won’t be a fan of Ford’s intriguing research project designed to have robots get out of self-driving cars and deliver packages ...
10:39, 05/23/2019

Amazon reportedly ramps development on Alexa-powered home robot on wheels Bloomberg reported last April that Amazon was working on a home robot codenamed “Vesta” (after the Roman goddess of the hearth and home), and now the publication says that development on the project continues. Plus, the report includes ne...
01:13, 07/13/2019

Calvin Klein responds to backlash over Bella Hadid, female robot kiss Calvin Klein has issued an apology after an advertisement featuring supermodel Bella Hadid and internet-famous female robot Lil Miquela kissing and embracing....
10:52, 05/22/2019

Human hedge fund managers embrace robot-rival tools to amp returns Traditional stock-pickers in the hedge fund world have been struggling to justify their expenses and weak returns in recent years, as low-cost algorithmic funds have done better. Now, human managers......
22:39, 05/01/2019

Elon Musk's Neuralink Says It's Created Brain-Reading 'Threads,' Surgical Robot That Inserts Them On Tuesday evening in San Francisco, SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk finally shed some light on what Neuralink, his company that has raised $158 million to develop “ultra high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces to connect humans and computers,” has be...
10:39, 07/17/2019

Calvin Klein apologizes to LGBT community for ad of Bella Hadid kissing female robot Calvin Klein is apologizing after the fashion label came under fire for a video campaign showing Bella Hadid kissing female robot Lil Miquela.        ...
18:52, 05/21/2019

The best vacuum deals you'll find on Prime Day 2019 — including upright, cordless, and robot vacuums Vacuums of all types — upright, cordless, robot, and more — will be on sale during Prime Day, which runs from July 15-16. We anticipate that you could save more than $100 on popular models from brands like Dyson and iRobot. See our Prime...
04:39, 07/12/2019

|Amplatsinterimearningssoardespitepowercuts,strikes Anglo American Platinum says Eskom power outages put a damper on production in the first quarter, with output of platinum group products declining 2% year-on-year to 2,146,900 ounces...
17:39, 07/22/2019

One solution for keeping traffic stops from turning violent: A robot that separates police officers from drivers. A California researcher has created a robot that allows police officers to conduct traffic stops without leaving the relative safety of their vehicle....
20:00, 05/14/2019

Carli Lloyd helps US to 5-0 win over New Zealand ST. LOUIS (AP) — Carli Lloyd scored twice and Alyssa Naeher got the shutout, helping the U.S. women’s national team beat New Zealand 5-0 in a World Cup series send-off match on Thursday. Tobin Heath, Rose Lavelle and Samantha Mewis also scored ...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Will Congress put three people out of work for each one it helps? Should the national minimum wage be raised gradually from the current $7.25 per hour to $15 per hour by 2025, as proposed by the Raise the Wage Act? The Congressional Budget Office has shed some new light on the debate surrounding this high-profile b...
04:00, 07/17/2019

How Running Helps a Sports Editor Do His Job Matthew Futterman, the Times's deputy sports editor and an avid marathoner (23 and counting), reflects on the role that running plays in his writing and editing....
19:00, 06/12/2019

Renfroe homer helps Padres to 6-3 win His frustration evident, Toronto reliever Daniel Hudson bit the top of his glove as he slowly walked back to the mound after making an untimely throwing error in the eighth inning....
06:26, 05/25/2019

Sen. Tom Cotton says US could win war against Iran in ‘two strikes’ GOP Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas predicted in a recent interview that the US would easily win a war against Iran in “two strikes.” Cotton’s comments came during an interview with PBS as tensions between the Islamic regime and the US were escalating, w...
22:00, 05/15/2019

XFL Strikes TV Deals With Fox and Disney Vince McMahon’s reboot of the XFL has struck television deals with Fox and Disney and will make its debut one week after next year’s Super Bowl, the companies said Monday....
15:00, 05/06/2019

Mush! Watch a team of Boston Dynamics' SpotMini robot dogs pull a truck down the street Boston Dynamics' four-legged SpotMini weighs 66 pounds, can carry up to 31 pounds and run for 90 minutes. A team of the robot dogs can pull a truck.        ...
14:47, 04/28/2019

VR training helps police interact with autistic Police officers are now using virtual reality to learn the best ways to interact with people who suffer from autism and de-escalate situations that could quickly turn awry. (May 24)        ...
10:52, 05/24/2019

Rookie’s homer in 13th helps Red Sox get some rest TORONTO — Michael Chavis got his team a win and his teammates some rest. Rafael Devers joined an exclusive club of young Red Sox sluggers who have homered in three straight games, Chavis hit a tiebreaking homer in the 13th inning and Boston beat the ...
07:13, 05/23/2019

MIT algorithm helps robots guess where humans are going next Automation is increasingly a reality in the workforce, and that means robots working alongside humans. But there's a problem: robots are often lousy at predicting where humans are going, leading them to either freeze up or risk collisions with t...
09:39, 06/13/2019

Sofia Kenin helps US beat Switzerland 3-1 in Fed Cup Sofia Kenin and Sloane Stephens win matches to give the United States a 3-1 victory over Switzerland in Fed Cup World Group playoff        ...
14:50, 04/28/2019

Volkswagen Pact Helps Ford in Europe In working with VW, Ford hopes it can develop an electric car for Europe faster and at a lower cost than it could on its own, as tougher emissions rules in the region raise costs for auto makers....
03:26, 07/13/2019

Gómez helps Mets top slumping Diamondbacks 5-4 PHOENIX (AP) — Carlos Gómez snapped a tie with a pinch-hit double during New York’s bizarre two-run eighth inning, sending the Mets to a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night. Adeiny Hechavarría had two hits and two RBIs for...
11:00, 06/01/2019

Robertson HR helps Creighton eliminate Cincinnati CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Will Robertson hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the fourth inning and Ben Dotzler pitched seven strong innings, leading second-seeded Creighton to a 6-1 elimination-game victory over No. 4 seed Cincinnati on Sunday at Gos...
04:00, 06/03/2019

Which Pride Month Merchandise Actually Helps LGBTQ Causes? This June, President Trump is celebrating the start of Pride month by trying to make a profit—and selling a new line of “LGBTQ for Trump” T-shirts on his website, which retail for $24 each....
17:52, 05/25/2019

Salary transparency helps close the pay gap but there’s a catch Are you being underpaid? Sharing pay data is probably the easiest way to ensure every employee gets the same pay for the same job. But new research suggests that employers may claw back those gains made by underpaid staff over time. Economists from t...
01:39, 05/14/2019

Experimental mobile app helps manage migraines (Reuters Health) - A smartphone-based relaxation app could help migraine sufferers reduce the number of headaches they get each month, a small study suggests....
23:26, 06/14/2019

Senzel helps Reds pound Cubs 10-2 CHICAGO (AP) — Nick Senzel had three hits, scored four times and cut down a runner at the plate, helping Tanner Roark and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 10-2 on Sunday. Led by Senzel, the top third of Cincinnati’s lineup collected se...
01:00, 05/27/2019

This App Helps You Hook Up With Random (Business) Partners A video-only networking app marries LinkedIn’s scope for making professional connections with Tinder’s ease of rejecting unappealing ones. Here’s our critique....
05:00, 05/04/2019

Gray helps New York beat Dallas 69-68 Reshanda Gray hit one of two free throws with 24.4 seconds left to lift the New York Liberty to a 69-68 victory over the Dallas Wings       ...
04:52, 06/29/2019

Chicago's Giolito strikes out 11 in win over Royals Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Lucas Giolito recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts in Saturday's 2-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium....
08:00, 06/09/2019

Kelly strikes out 10 in Diamondbacks’ 7-1 win over Mets PHOENIX (AP) — Merrill Kelly struck out a career-high 10, Ketel Marte hit a long homer and had three RBIs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the New York Mets 7-1 on Sunday. Marte hit his first career leadoff home run against Steven Matz (4-4), a 482...
04:00, 06/03/2019

|Numsa:ReverseSAAchiefresignationorface'indefinite'strikes Numsa says bureaucratic red tape and frustration forced SAA Chief Executive Vuyani Jarana to quit his job and demand that his resignation be rescinded....
19:39, 06/05/2019

Trump says Iran strikes would not have been 'proportionate' The US president said he did not greenlight strikes on Iran because he was told 150 people would have been killed. The US has also reportedly called for a UN Security Council meeting to discuss the crisis....
23:26, 06/21/2019

Sale strikes out 17 in 7 innings, Rockies top Red Sox in 11 BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox ace Chris Sale struck out a career-high 17 in just seven innings before getting pulled after 108 pitches on a chilly Tuesday night, and the Colorado Rockies rallied against Boston’s bullpen to win 5-4 in the 11th. Sale bec...
08:52, 05/15/2019

MLB roundup: Scherzer strikes out 15 in Nats win Nationals ace Max Scherzer allowed just one run and three hits with a season-high 15 strikeouts over eight masterful innings as Washington defeated the host Cincinnati Reds 4-1 on Sunday in the rubber match of their three-game series....
19:39, 06/03/2019

Air strikes hit around Yemen's capital: TV, residents Planes from the Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen bombed areas around the capital Sanaa on Thursday, residents and the Houthi-run Al-Masirah TV said....
11:52, 06/13/2019

Hurricane Barry: What you need when disaster strikes Your smartphone can be your lifeline – with back-battery charger and life-saving apps. You also need some other gadgets.       ...
07:39, 07/12/2019

Chris Sale strikes out 17 but can’t get win as Red Sox fall in 11 BOSTON — Chris Sale pleaded but did not push when manager Alex Cora told him his day was done. Cora was not about to risk the health his ace left-hander, even after he struck out a career-high 17 over seven innings. Sale may have righted whatever wen...
10:26, 05/15/2019

Scherzer strikes out 14 as Nationals top Tigers, 2-1 Max Scherzer struck out 14 against his former team and Anthony Rendon homered for the second straight game as the Washington Nationals topped the Detroit Tigers 2-1       ...
23:00, 06/30/2019

Severe weather strikes Oklahoma Severe thunderstorms spawned numerous tornadoes across Oklahoma, northern Texas and Arkansas, downing trees and utility lines and damaging roofs and buildings. (May 1)        ...
13:52, 05/01/2019

Caratini helps rally Cubs past Cardinals 9-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Pinch-hitter Victor Caratini hit a tiebreaking bases-loaded double in Chicago’s four-run sixth inning and the Cubs rallied to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-4 Saturday night. Hitting for starting pitcher Jon Lester with the bases...
06:26, 06/09/2019

Montas helps Athletics win 14th straight against Tigers Frankie Montas pitched two-run ball into the ninth inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Detroit Tigers for the 14th straight meeting with a 7-2 victory        ...
04:26, 05/18/2019

K9 officer helps catch alleged car thief in midtown TUCSON – An alleged car thief was arrested Sunday evening thanks to the efforts of Tucson Police Department and one of their furry officers, K9 Kiro. According to officials, TPD attempted to pull over a suspected car thief Sunday evening. Polic...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Kindhearted NYPD cop helps blind woman hail cab A kindhearted NYPD officer was caught on camera helping a blind woman hail a cab in the rain on a city street, the video shows. The do-gooder in blue, identified only as transit Officer Swartz, had no clue he was being filmed when he offered up the “...
20:26, 07/15/2019

Visit by Pope Francis Helps Put North Macedonia on the Map A first papal visit was a fresh sign of international recognition for the country, which recently settled a long and bitter naming dispute with Greece....
19:26, 05/07/2019

The Online Tool That Helps---and Hinders?---College Applicants Students who apply to college with the help of an online platform that shows where their peers were accepted or rejected are more likely to get into their own choices—but they also may be deterred from applying to highly selective schools....
18:00, 05/03/2019

| Mahrez helps Algeria brush Guinea aside to reach last eight Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez scored for Algeria as they coasted to the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals with a victory over Guinea in Cairo....
00:00, 07/08/2019

Gonzalez helps power Twins to 8-3 victory over Angels ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Marwin Gonzalez homered and drove in three runs as the Minnesota Twins rallied for an 8-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night. Gonzalez’s two-run shot in the sixth tied the game at three. ...
10:26, 05/22/2019

Project Catalyst helps developers bring iOS apps to the Mac Last year, Apple teased a project called Marzipan, which aims to let developers port iOS apps over to OS X. Today, at WWDC, Apple announced that Marzipan is now called Project Catalyst and is built to work with Xcode developer tools. What this means....
02:00, 06/04/2019

Pérez’s 3-run homer helps Indians beat Athletics 5-3 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Cleveland manager Terry Francona acknowledges the Indians are still uncertain what they have in Jefry Rodríguez after acquiring the 24-year-old pitcher from Washington in November. They like what they’ve seen so far from ...
03:00, 05/13/2019

Hendricks helps Cubs avoid sweep with 2-1 win over Astros HOUSTON (AP) — Kyle Hendricks pitched eight strong innings, Kyle Schwarber homered for the second straight game and Kris Bryant added a solo shot in his return to the lineup to help the Chicago Cubs avoid a sweep with a 2-1 win over the Houston Astro...
06:00, 05/30/2019

Peter Trego helps Somerset set up One-Day Cup final against Hampshire • Trego’s 73 helps Somerset to 115-run win over Nottinghamshire• Holders Hampshire beat Lancashire by four wicketsSomerset will face the holders Hampshire in the One-Day Cup final after convincing wins over Nottinghamshire and Lancashire in Sunday’s ...
01:13, 05/13/2019

Alo’s HR helps Oklahoma top Alabama, advance to title series OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Jocelyn Alo’s monster two-run homer in the fifth inning helped Oklahoma defeat Alabama 7-3 on Sunday night to qualify for the championship series. Alo’s shot cleared the center field seats, the cameras and a slow-pitc...
10:26, 06/03/2019

MIT's 'RoboRaise' helps you lift things by studying your muscles It's all well and good having a virtual assistant like Alexa or Siri in your lounge, but they make for a pretty useless robotic companion when it comes to shifting a sofa or getting a heavy box from a cupboard. MIT CSAIL has a solution in its si...
16:39, 05/22/2019

Davis’ error helps Rangers to 4-3 win over banged-up Orioles ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Delino DeShields’ single led to a key error by Chris Davis during his first game in right field in almost three years, and the Texas Rangers beat the banged-up Baltimore Orioles 4-3 on Thursday night. Davis volunteered t...
07:00, 06/07/2019

Microfluidics device helps diagnose sepsis in minutes A novel sensor designed by MIT researchers could dramatically accelerate the process of diagnosing sepsis, a leading cause of death in U.S. hospitals that kills nearly 250,000 patients annually. Sepsis occurs when the body’s immune response to inf...
07:13, 07/23/2019

Technology helps visually impaired enjoy museums Among the exhibits being presented at the annual conference of the American Alliance of Museums is new technology designed to help the blind "see" art and pictures. (June 4)        ...
20:00, 06/04/2019

Royer scores twice, helps Red Bulls beat NYCFC 2-1 Daniel Royer scored twice in the New York Red Bulls' 2-1 victory over New York City FC. Luis Robles had four saves for the Red Bulls, including a diving stop on Keaton Parks' shot in the 27th minute       ...
05:39, 07/15/2019

Little’s 3-inning save helps Stanford beat Fresno St. 8-6 STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Closer Jack Little recorded the final nine outs to save Stanford’s 8-6 victory over Fresno State at the Stanford Regional on Sunday night and extend the Cardinal’s season for at least another day. Duke Kinamon drov...
10:26, 06/03/2019

How vitamin D helps fight treatment-resistant cancer Two active forms of vitamin D can kill treatment-resistant cancer cells by blocking a way that the cells pump out chemotherapy drugs, a new study shows....
06:39, 06/20/2019

Breastfeeding relaxation therapy for mothers helps babies eat more (Reuters Health) - Mothers who get breastfeeding support that includes relaxation therapy may feel less stressed and have babies who eat and sleep more than women who don't get this extra help, a small experiment suggests....
19:13, 07/04/2019

AI helps drones dodge fast-moving objects In a newly published research paper, scientists propose a novel approach to navigation that enables drones to avoid multiple moving obstacles.Read More...
21:26, 06/10/2019

Repetition helps preschoolers learn to eat healthy foods (Reuters Health) - By using the right words and repeating the phrases, adults can help young kids get over picky eating behaviors and eat healthier foods, according to a new study....
23:00, 05/08/2019

Inner Circle: How a sports psychologist helps Zach Johnson on the course Zach Johnson gives Golfweek/USA TODAY behind-the-scenes look at how sports psychologist Mo Pikens gets him mentally ready to compete at highest level.        ...
05:52, 06/06/2019

Adding audio data helps AI navigate 3D mazes In a newly published preprint paper, researchers augmented visual data with audio data to see if it might improve AI agents' ability to navigate.Read More...
01:52, 05/14/2019

Leonardo DiCaprio helps create new environmental alliance Leonardo DiCaprio is taking his environmental up a notch, creating a new nonprofit environmental powerhouse with billionaire investors and philanthropists Laurene Powell Jobs and Brian Sheth...
01:00, 07/03/2019

Segura helps Phillies beat Lester, Cubs 9-7 CHICAGO (AP) — Jean Segura and J.T. Realmuto homered off Jon Lester, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 9-7 on Thursday for a split of the four-game series between division leaders. Andrew McCutchen added two hits and two RBIs as Phi...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Chick-fil-A's Lean Menu Helps Chain Bulk Up Closely held company Chick-fil-A is this year poised to become the third-biggest U.S. restaurant chain by sales behind McDonald’s and Starbucks, as fast-food diners make a broader turn toward chicken....
14:13, 05/08/2019

Russell: Ex-F2 rivals Norris and Albon starring in F1 helps me George Russell hopes his Formula 1 reputation will be lifted by what fellow rookies Alex Albon and Lando Norris are achieving, amid his current Williams struggles...
14:00, 05/08/2019

DV8 Kitchen Helps Businesses Share Gift Of Second Chance LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Lexington’s DV8 Kitchen has been profiled by the New York Times and NBC News for the life-changing opportunities they create for their employees. Now, they’re passing on their tips for success to other busin...
20:26, 06/11/2019

Boxing club helps patients fight parkinson’s (WAVE) A boxing club in Kentucky is helping Parkinson’s disease patients fight for the quality of their lives. “Parkinson’s wants to seize you up. It just wants to crumple you in,” said Holly Cooper, who was diagnosed with the...
14:13, 06/21/2019

Bumpass’ RBI triple helps Cincinnati beat Oregon St. 7-6 CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — A.J. Bumpass went 5 for 5, including a go-ahead RBI triple in the top of the ninth inning, to help No. 4 seed Cincinnati beat defending national champion Oregon State 7-6 on Friday night in an NCAA Tournament regional opener. C...
11:00, 06/01/2019

This AI-powered tool helps you write effective and inclusive job ads HR departments everywhere, here’s a little secret: Women don’t respond well to job ads requesting “superstars” or “ninjas.” This is what hiring platform Unitive discovered in 2015 (Unitive is currently part of HR-software company TalVista) when resea...
16:52, 07/09/2019

Alcantara helps Marlins beat slumping Phillies 2-1 Sandy Alcantara pitched 7 2/3 sharp innings, Bryan Holaday hit a solo homer and the Miami Marlins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1       ...
06:13, 06/22/2019

Campaign helps teach students financial skills TUCSON – Young students learned how to save money through the “Teach Children to Save Campaign” on Tuesday, May 7. Wells Fargo and The American Banker Association teamed up to teach students at C.E. Rose K-8 about important financial skills. Th...
10:26, 05/08/2019

Brooklyn man in Batman shirt helps cops take down suspect Sock! Bam!… Snap! A Bay Ridge man wearing a Batman t-shirt transformed into a real-life crime fighting crusader when he chased down a suspect who was fleeing cops — breaking his own leg in the process. Christian Almonte, 22, was driving on the ...
06:52, 06/08/2019

Lexington Program Helps Teen Moms Graduate LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Family Care Center in Lexington has a program that helps young adults balance motherhood while completing their education. Peyton Marnye found out she was pregnant at 16. “I was kind of a wild child and gettin...
01:52, 06/07/2019

Our Cause for Paws jewelry helps rescue dogs in peril Apart from running one of America’s top gem meccas, London Jewelers, Candy Udell has a pet project: helping pups stay alive, healthy and happy. “I rescue dogs from all over — Texas, Puerto Rico, China’s meat markets. So far, I’ve saved more than 3,00...
17:13, 05/09/2019

AI helps drones navigate forests and other ‘cluttered’ environments In a newly-published paper, researchers propose an AI framework that guides drones through cluttered environments that they've never seen before.Read More...
06:26, 06/25/2019

Five-run inning helps Royals edge Blue Jays A five-run outburst in the third inning was enough for the Kansas City Royals to beat the Blue Jays 7-6 on Sunday to end Toronto's small two-game win streak....
08:13, 07/01/2019

Big inning helps TCU beat Cal 13-2 in NCAA regional opener FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Hunter Wolfe hit a two-run double and Johnny Rizer homered to score two more in a six-run sixth inning, helping TCU pull away to a 13-2 victory over California in an NCAA regional opener Friday night. Brandon Williamson stru...
07:26, 06/01/2019

Martinez cracker helps Colombia past Argentina "Roger Martinez scored an outstanding goal as Colombia beat Argentina 2-0 in an exciting finale to a Copa America Group B opener on Saturday that burst into life after a sluggish start."...
21:00, 06/16/2019

IBM AI helps predict breast cancer a year before it appears IBM isn't just using AI to predict diabetes. Its researchers have developed an AI model that can predict malignant breast cancer within a year with an 87 percent accuracy rate comparable to human radiologists. While there are already AI predic...
17:00, 06/18/2019

Psychological intervention helps patients prevent gum disease Researchers observed a reduction in dental plaque and bleeding, as well as an increase in dental cleanings among adults with moderate periodontal disease....
15:13, 04/28/2019

Thomas helps Sun win franchise-record 12th in a row at home UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Alyssa Thomas scored 20 points, Shekinna Stricklen added 16 and the Connecticut Sun won a franchise-record 12th- straight home game with an 81-67 victory over the Seattle Storm on Sunday. The Sun led 56-54 heading into the fo...
00:52, 06/17/2019

The Clinic That Helps Seniors Find the Right Marijuana Treatment More older people are trying cannabis to alleviate pain and other ailments, but they’re often left taking medical advice from dispensary sales clerks. NiaMedic wants to change that....
17:52, 07/11/2019

‘Code with Google’ helps bring coding into the classroom Most American students aren't learning how to code in elementary or middle school -- and if they are, it's likely they reside in an affluent school district. Google hopes to bridge the gaps in computer science education with Code with Googl...
22:39, 07/08/2019

Windows 10's Xbox bar helps you find and share games Windows 10's May 2019 Update includes one more notable feature: an overlay made just for gamers. Microsoft has detailed an Xbox Game Bar that provides quick access to controls and social features while you're playing. Invoke the Win-G key...
19:52, 05/22/2019

Android Auto redesign helps you focus on the road As helpful as Android Auto is, it's hard to deny that it feels a bit dated when you can still see some of its 2014 roots. Thankfully, it's about to get a serious makeover. Google has unveiled a new Android Auto interface that's designe...
07:13, 05/07/2019

| Trump says he called off Iran strikes at last minute President Donald Trump said Friday the United States was "cocked and loaded" to strike Iran but pulled back at the last minute because it would not have been a "proportionate" response to Tehran shooting down an American drone....
23:13, 06/21/2019

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck the eastern Indonesian island of Halmahera, which is part of the country's eastern Maluku island chain, the U.S. Geological Survey said....
08:00, 07/15/2019

Tom Cotton said retaliatory strikes against Iran were ‘warranted’ Sen. Tom Cotton on Sunday said militarily strikes against Iran last week were “warranted” and urged the administration to be skeptical when dealing with Tehran.“Obviously I think retaliatory strikes were warranted,” the Arkansas Republican, a member ...
19:00, 06/23/2019

Maeda strikes out 12, drives in 2 as Dodgers top Padres 2-0 Kenta Maeda struck out 12 batters and drove in both runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 2-0        ...
09:52, 05/16/2019

Saudi Arabia Strikes Deal to Buy U.S. Natural Gas Saudi Arabia has agreed to purchase U.S. liquefied natural gas from Sempra Energy, a new strategic direction for the kingdom as it seeks to establish a footprint in the growing global market for the fuel....
07:00, 05/22/2019

Tom Holland Still Hasn't Seen Empire Strikes Back, Somehow From Lego Death Stars to name dropping those “walker-thingies,” it’s clear the Peter Parker of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is a bit of a Star Wars nerd. But despite the galaxy far, far away being a recurring thread for the MCU’s Spider-Man, Tom Hol...
02:52, 05/11/2019

Subway saboteur may be ramping up frequency of his strikes He’s a real jerk! Police on Thursday released a photo of the brake-yanking scoundrel who has been disrupting subways during rush hour — causing more than 700 commute-crushing delays since February alone. The image shows the rail reprobate casually ha...
07:00, 05/24/2019

Tim Tebow strikes out versus position player Tim Tebow has struggled with the Syracuse Mets, but this could be a new low. Tebow, who is hitting .156 with the Mets’ Triple-A squad, struck out looking against Jordan Peterson, a position player, during the team’s 16-2 blowout win over ...
09:39, 05/29/2019