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Rock, Paper, Scissors Robot Cheats, Wins Every Time
2012-06-28 04:49:31

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com It may be just a simple step toward world domination, but one robot is able to conquer its human adversary in a game of "Rock, Paper, Scissors" 100 percent of the time. Ishikawa Oku Lab researchers at the University of Tokyo have developed the ultimate Rock, Paper, Scissors fighting robot. The robot, which is essentially a camera-connected mechanical hand, is completely incapable of losing at the game. The hand-game dominator bot reads the shape of its...

2012-04-11 23:02:45

Wire Surgeon® Wire & Kevlar Scissors chosen 2012 Electrical Construction & Maintenance Product of the Year in the Hand Tool Category. Beachwood, NJ (PRWEB) April 10, 2012 Wire Surgeon® Wire & Kevlar Scissors from QuickTreX® have been selected Winner of the 2012 Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Product of the Year competition in the Hand Tool Category. All category winners will now be included in an online readers' poll on the EC&M website...

2011-12-31 08:00:00

Leftysthelefthandstore.com has recreated the traditional stork-shaped embroidery scissor in a left-handed model. The design is based on a centuries old French midwives tool which evolved into an elegant, terrifically useful, scissor. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 31, 2011 Leftysthelefthandstore.com is excited to announce the creation of a beautiful new left-handed stork shaped embroidery scissor. The design is based on a French midwives' tool which evolved into an elegant, terrifically...

2011-11-20 08:00:00

Lefty's the Left Hand Store has created the World's Biggest Selection of True Left-Handed Scissors and Shears. With 46 different Left-Handed Scissors, Lefty's has at least one scissor for every cutting need, as well as for every age from the smallest Left-handed Kids to Lefty Adults. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 20, 2011 Lefty's the Left Hand Store has created the World's Biggest Selection of True Left-Handed Scissors and Shears. With 46 different Left-Handed Scissors, Lefty's has at...

2011-03-14 17:00:13

Mathematical model of species competition finds that biodiversity is unlimited According to classical ecology, when two species compete for the same resource, eventually the more successful species will win out while the other will go extinct. But that rule cannot explain systems such as the Amazon, where thousands of tree species occupy similar ecological niches. The childhood game of rock-paper-scissors provides one solution to this puzzle, report researchers at the University of Chicago...

2011-02-11 00:00:51

A child who dreams of being President has far better odds if they're a lefty. Leftyslefthanded.com's new research has brought to light an astonishing and diverse group of powerful people, especially political leaders, who are left-handed. San Francisco, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) February 10, 2011 A child who dreams of being President has far better odds if they're a lefty. Leftyslefthanded.com's new research has brought to light an astonishing and diverse group of powerful people, especially...

2010-12-13 00:00:39

Spectrum Surgical is proud to extend their product line to the HighGoldâ“ž¢ Surgical Scissors with 18-carat gold rings. Stow, OH (PRWEB) December 11, 2010 Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. is pleased to introduce Spectrum HighGoldâ“ž¢ Surgical Scissors. Distinguished by 18-carat gold rings and shanks, these specially designed surgical scissors are handcrafted using the finest German stainless steel. With Tungsten Carbide blades to...

2010-03-31 12:19:00

ACAPULCO, Mexico, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- March means two things for many college students -- MTV Spring Break and the USA Rock Paper Scissors League College Championships, sponsored by AMP Energy. The national tournament was held at MTV Spring Break in Acapulco, Mexico as 78 students representing almost every college conference gave sweaty palms a whole new meaning. In an ultimate nail-biting championship battle, Brittany "BK" Kraft defeated Andrew "The Equation" Richard by crushing his...

2010-02-28 23:02:00

OLEAN, N.Y., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of its successful 2009 campaign, CUTCO Cutlery Corp. has announced it will recommit to the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women® movement for another year. In the last year, CUTCO donated more than $200,000 to the cause, topping its initial goal of $100,000. The money was raised through a $75,000 corporate donation and more than $125,000 from a donation of 10 percent from the sales of exclusive four-piece red...


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2010-10-21 17:40:03

Scissors, consisting of a pair of metal blades connected so that the sharp edges slide together, are hand-operated cutting instruments. They are used to cut various materials including paper, hair, food, plastic, rope, and much more. They come in a wide variety of forms depending on their used. Children's scissors have dull blades and rounded corners to ensure safety while hair and fabric scissors must much sharper. The largest shears, used to cut metal or shrubs, must have very strong, sharp...

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