Fight Crime With Rented Robotic Exoskeleton: “Need to move a piano? Picked on by bullies? Want to uproot trees in the backyard? Not to worry. Soon you’ll be able to RENT A HAL-5 EXOSKELETON for just $590 per month. The robotic suit gives its wearer super strength.” (The Raw Feed)
…It’s in His Tail (New York Times)
The announcement …underscored the Kremlin’s anger at the United States for proposing a new missile defense system in Europe, which the Bush administration insists is meant to counter potential threats from North Korea and Iran.” (New York Times )
I would quibble with the Times calling this an issue between NATO and Russia. It seems to me that Putin’s enmity, and the responsibility for potentially restarting the Cold War, should be laid squarely at the feet of our national-embarrassment-in-chief in Washington. This may well prove to be one of the most enduring facets of the Bush legacy, along with the destruction of Iraq, the squandering of most of the international community’s goodwill toward the US, the sabotaging of a consensus against climate change, irreparable domestic polarization, and the visitation of the burdens of his fiscal irresponsibility on a generation to come in the US. Am I forgetting anything?