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Invention and Innovation

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  • Soccer-playing robot gives Obama a break in Japan

    Soccer-playing robot gives Obama a break in Japan
    TOKYO — During a long day in the coded world of Japanese diplomacy, President Obama’s easiest conversation Thursday was with a robot. “I can kick a soccer ball,” said the Honda humanoid to the president. “OK, come on,&...
  • With ingenuity and a 3-D printer, group changes lives

    With ingenuity and a 3-D printer, group changes lives
    Mick Ebeling arrived in Sudan with little more than a toolbox, rolls of plastic and two microwave-size 3-D printers. He had endured a weeklong journey from Los Angeles, with stops in London, Johannesburg and Nairobi before reaching Juba, the capital...
  • FCC Chairman Defends Net Neutrality Proposals As Protecting Competition

    FCC chairman Tom Wheeler pushed back against reports that his proposals for net neutrality, introduced to fellow commissioners on Thursday, are watering down the agency's efforts to preserve an open Internet and allowing for a landscape that will freeze...
  • Another try at a neutral Net

    Eager to preserve the Internet's openness but not to be rebuked again by the courts, the Federal Communications Commission is crafting yet another set of "Net neutrality" rules to limit broadband providers' control over the data traveling through their...
  • Phoebe Ministries gets grant for Alzheimer's care

     
    Phoebe Ministries in Allentown has been selected as the sole recipient of a $25,000 grant in recognition of its innovative Alzheimer's Disease care plan. The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America's 2013 Brodsky Innovation Grant will be used to create...
  • 2015 Honda Fit: Up Close

     
    I'm a fan of small cars; they do everything large cars can do but display a measure of ingenuity and innovation in packing all the bells and whistles into a much tighter space. When that creative innovation is combined with......
  • ‘Iron Man 3′: Tony Stark lives by his wits in Marvel’s latest

     
    It was the moment that brought a $200-million blockbuster to a screeching halt. Robert Downey Jr. stood frozen in pain ......
  • Ford's Moving Assembly Line Turns 100

     
    Time was, transporting car bodies for assembly at the manufacturing plant required horsepower ??? not the unit of energy an engine exerts, mind you, but actual horses making large deliveries. A century ago ??? on Oct. 7, 1913 ??? an......
  • Florida Gov. Rick Scott: 'Government always takes more than it gives back'

     
    Republican Gov. Rick Scott pushes the kind of budget-balancing efficiency drives now familiar in many state capitols around the country....
  • Orange County Library wins Library of the Future award

     
    Orange County Library snags the Library of the Future Award from the American Library Association. The annual award goes to a library that “demonstrates innovative planning and development of patron training programs about information technology.&#...
  • Jousting, anyone? History Channel announces new slate at upfronts.

     
    New series about jousting, inventions and statistics will highlight the History Channel's new lineup, executives for the cable network announced Tuesday at their upfront presentation. The new slate will include "Full Metal Jousting," featuring a...