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Oddities News Archive - May 30, 2012

Miniature Robotic Avatar Is The Newest Japanese Robot Invention

Japanese researchers have taken another step into the dimension of weird for robotics: a wearable miniature humanoid virtual presence.

Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.