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Robotics Researchers Build Bionic Man With Functioning Organs
2013-10-12 08:43:43

Four decades ago, the “bionic man” was just the product of a sci-fi television show writer’s imagination. On Friday, an actual robot, assembled and featuring realistic human body parts, was featured during the New York Comic Con.

Bionic Man Unveiled At London's Science Museum
2013-02-07 08:17:39

He’s not quite Steve Austin, but with prosthetic hands, hips, knees and even a face, Rex is the closest thing to a bionic man that science has yet to produce.

2006-02-26 13:35:07

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Emmy-winning actor Darren McGavin, who played grouchy monster chaser Carl Kolchak in the 1970s television series "Kolchak: The Night Stalker," died on Saturday at a Los Angeles hospital, according to a statement on his Web site. He was 83.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]