Speaking of car stunts, VW punked us all with a video of a prototype autonomous stroller that followed a dad as he went for a walk around the neighborhood. Little did the car company know, makers were on it themselves, with the Smartbe Intelligent Stroller. For $3,000 this thing follows parents with motion control sensing and even has cruise control and a climate control system.
Meanwhile Canadian researchers are studying what creates gambling addiction by playing with the emotions of rats. First, the team taught them how to avoid risky gambling decisions for a treat, which the rats grasped easily. Then the scientists added music and bright lights to the gambling game and turned the rodents into addicts in no time, just with that casino-level stimulus.
if you have some extra time, we recommend the story about the German Aerospace Center landing a UAV on a roof of a car, traveling about 47 miles per hour.
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