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Oddities News Archive - October 01, 2012

Bees Inspire New Artificial Intelligence Project

The robot take over is nigh. Robotic scientists, it seems, are hell bent on creating autonomous, animalistic robots.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'