Uber giving $5.5 million to CMU to support robotics faculty chair, fellowships
San Francisco-based ride-sharing company Uber will give $5.5 million to Carnegie Mellon University to support a new robotics faculty chair and three ...
Disabled toddler finds new independence in modified Barbie Jeep
Tears of apprehension gradually turned to smiles of joy and a newfound independence as Emma Parker drove laps around the Brookhill Wesleyan Church basement Sunday afternoon in a modified Barbie
The Home Depot workers in Texas created free, custom walker for disabled toddler
When a disabled toddler was too small to fit into store-sold walkers, a grandfather walked into The Home Depot store in Richland Hills, on the outskirts of Fort Worth, in search of way to build a custom one.
Mom pleads guilty in disabled toddler's bathtub drowning
A mother who was under the influence of drugs when her disabled 2-year-old son drowned in a bathtub has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter. Michelle Wallace entered her plea Monday as part of a deal with the Northampton County District Attorney's office in Pennsylvania. It calls for the 35-year-old Pen Argyl woman to serve five to 10 years in state prison. The child was found when police went to Wallace's apartment in November 2017 for a welfare check.
Woman pours rubbing alcohol on disabled toddler, turns on Facebook Live
Thieves steal disabled toddler's lifesaving medical kit while family at hospital
Emily Anderson, 3, has now been deemed 'at risk' after a pump that ensures food gets into her stomach was stolen.
This disabled toddler is sleeping in a CAGE after council refused to pay for bed
Saul Shoebridge requires a special bed that costs £4,500 to keep him safe due to his rare condition
Teens help disabled toddlers find the ‘Power to Move’ by putting them in the driver’s seat
NEW BRITAIN -- In a project meant to help children with disabilities, it's the teens who are doing all the heavy lifting. Professors from Central Connecticut State University have enlisted middle and high school students to do much more than tinker with toys. They're learning about "The Power to Move."
Iowa mom accused of threatening to kill disabled toddler while live streaming on Facebook
A Davenport woman is accused of going live on Facebook on Thursday and pouring rubbing alcohol on her 2-year-old disabled child and threatening to kill the child, Davenport police said.
Robotic Massage Chair VS. Human Massage
Can technology really replace a humans’ touch? Can a machine really provide the same holistic healing that a trained massage therapist can? Read this article to
‘I cannot stay, I cannot go’: the Manus refugees trapped in a catch-22
One wants to live in PNG, but can’t. Another can go to the US but doesn’t want to leave his disabled toddler. Australia’s offshore processing system has no exit plan, leaving hundreds in a cruel limbo
MIT Robotics Grad Develops Furniture That Pulls A Disappearing Act
Now you see it, now you don’t. Rock Paper Robot’s Ollie chair and table, by a former robotics student at MIT, fold flat in mere seconds.
E-Scooter Safety a Growing Florida Concern, as Tampa Records Its First Rider Death
Gov. Ron DeSantis’ signing of a bill greenlighting e-scooters in bicycle lanes is a little-known triumph to come out of the 2019 legislative session. It will mitigate certain safety concerns and issues with pedestrians -- particularly the elderly, disabled, and toddlers who populate Florida’s urban sidewalks.But there is more to be done to shore up scooter safety.
The Sexiest Restaurants In The World
At the recently opened Robot Restaurant in Kabukicho, one of Tokyo's best-known red light districts, diners can watch bikini-clad go-go dancers perform or sit in giant, scantily-clad, custom-made female robot chairs as they enjoy their meals. I'm not sure what's on the menu. Something that robots like to munch on, I presume. I'm picturing freeze-dried food for some reason. Bikinis and robots — a winning combination…
San Antonio's San Japan goes retro with 2021 theme
While fans found a way in 2020 — via Minecraft back-alleys and Twitch streams — this year’s Japanese culture and anime convention is slated to be the first time the city’s bustling anime community convenes in the flesh since 2019’s event, which welcomed over 20,000 people from around the world Due to COVID-19, the convention is capping attendance at 10,000 people, effectively halving their usual attendance…