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New robot seeks to bring convenience to your life, and can master new tasks on the fly.
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New research from Dartmouth shows that obese teens more susceptible to food commercials than non-food commercials compared to their healthy mates.
by Big Think Editors
It's not surprising that Albert Einstein was a good student, as the report card he received at the age of 17, posted by History Pics, shows. His best subject? Math.