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Asimo is Honda's latest humanoid robot. This one, the third version, is more life-like than previous models.
When Miss America visited Patrick Farves high school, he asked her to the prom. She can't go, and the school punished him for asking. But she reportedly asked the school to rethink the suspension.
A state commission proposed a ban on selling stuffed baby alligators in "unnatural positions." It's designed to discourage baby gator hunting. If passed, no more little gators waving on a surfboard.
Jessica Kensky lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing. When she says, "Br...
Newlyweds Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes each lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing. Rescue the assistance dog helps fetch keys and push buttons, bringing warmth and joy as the couple recovers.
Dr. Timothy Jay says children are like "little language vacuum cleaners" tha...
Linguist and curse-word expert Dr. Timothy Jay says by the time children head to school, they have a well-developed palate of bad words.
The 17th-century rivalry between English philosopher Thomas Hobbes, left, an...
It seems like a simple question: How many parts can you divide a line into? The troublesome answer was square at the root of two of Europe's greatest social crises.