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Smooth Moving Six Legged Robot

ZentaOlbaid published video of his amazing six legged, remote control robot in August, but it only went viral over the past weekend, garnering over 500,000 views in just the past few days.  The PhantomX hexapod runs on complex Phoenix computer code, allowing it to move smoothly and naturally, almost like an insect!    Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2012/11/19/smooth-moving-six-legged-robot/

Disposable Drones May Prevent Forest Fires

When we think of drones — nay unmanned aerial vehicles — we typically picture military drones or those ubiquitous quadrotors. However, two new mini-drone designs are taking shape: a paper airplane and a maple seed. Led by Paul Pounds from the University of Queensland, a team of roboticists created both designs to help record atmospheric…