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Meet Atlas: The Pentagon's 'Freakily Lifelike' Robot

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

The Defense Department has long teamed up with technology firms to create weapons and vehicles like fighter jets. One of its latest projects is a bipedal robot called Atlas that can walk, run, jump and climb and could be the future of disaster response on and off the battlefield.


Slate Culture Gabfest

Slate: The Culture Gabfest, Why All These Stupid Altruistic Urges? Edition

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

In this week's Culture Gabfest, our critics discuss Atlas Shrugged Part 1, the New York Times Magazine article “Is Sugar Toxic?” And finally they are joined by Adam Goodheart to discuss his writing for The New York Times’ Civil War blog Disunion.