Could you beat this bipedal robot’s 5K run time?

Researchers from Oregon State University have coaxed a bipedal robot off the couch to successfully finish the first ever robotic 5 kilometer outdoors run. The bot, Cassie, finished the route in 53 minutes, untethered and on a single battery charge. So next time you’re out for a jog, remember: that’s the time to beat if […]

Super Mario 64 game sells for record-breaking $1.5m at auction

The 1996 cartridge was a launch title for the Nintendo 64 console, and was one of the most influential early 3D platformers. The auction house said there were “fewer than five” copies in such good condition. The sale dwarfed another record-breaker, an original Legend of Zelda cartridge, set just two days before. That original Nintendo […]