It's that moment between dusk and nightfall on Hollywood Boulevard — when neon blooms a little brighter and the small swarms of tourists start to disperse. Now you notice the figures huddled against the buildings, a hand touching the air.
Intrepid and numb to fatigue, robots have come for human jobs before. Just ask fighter pilots, autoworkers and Wal-Mart checkout clerks.Now, in Asia at least, robots are encroaching on yet another occupation: waiting tables.The trend is official.
Some faculty members at Florida State University say their school has sold out to a conservative group that dangled a big donation.Recently released details show the university gave the Charles Koch Foundation a role in hiring decisions, in exchange for a big grant.Three years ago, the Charles Koch
Federal engineers are close to opening a massive spillway that would flood hundreds of thousands of acres in Louisiana Cajun country to try to protect heavily populated Baton Rouge and New Orleans from the bulging Mississippi RiverWith that threat looming, some 25,000 people in an area of the s