Michael Jackson – A Message from the Grave

June 25, 2009 “will go down in history” as the day an American icon took his last breath. As I watch the media regurgitate over and over the news of the untimely, unfortunate and very unnecessary disappearance of Michael Jackson, with an occasional flash of the suffering and death of Farah Fawcett, it takes me many years back to a […]

Seat Belts on School Buses: Pros and Cons

In recent months, the sudden wave of school bus accidents in America has sparked a new debate regarding the use of seat belts on school buses: “Should seat belt use be made mandatory? of school bus accidents? “Surprisingly enough, this issue has two opposing sides. While many argue that the use of seat belts should be mandatory for children, regardless […]

Top 10 Unique Celebrity Wedding Ideas

Celebrities are known for their outrageous fashion sense and their less-than-usual baby names, but the strange weddings they sometimes have are overshadowed. Most magazines focus on the dress or the price of the wedding itself. Here are the top 10 unique wedding ideas proven by the rich and famous. 1. Pamela Anderson and Kid Rock No one except these two […]

Autism and artificial intelligence

At a university lab in Washington, Darwin-OP2, a human-like robot, fiercely kicks a green ball across the ground. “I want to be friends and play soccer,” he says in a cold, monotonous voice. Darwin-OP2 is not a toy. It is one of the most advanced research and development examples of what is labeled assisted robotics and humanoid interaction. Darwin-OP2 has […]