I Can't Stop Watching This Dude Try To Hit A 186-MPH Fastball

Ever wondered what it'd be like to stand in against a big-league hurler? Yeah, this is kinda like that, but if the hurler was, like, a Terminator or something. Here's former Japanese ballplayer Takeshi Yamasaki, trying to get his bat around on a nearly 200-mph fastball (the fun starts at around 3:45 in the video… » 8/29/14 1:30pm Today 1:30pm

I Wore a Bionic Leg, And I Never Wanted To Take It Off Again

Say you've just had ACL surgery. Or you're recovering from a bad break. Or, worse, you suffer a stroke, or MS, or spinal or neurological damage. Regaining the power to walk is one of the toughest things you can do, and it may be impossible without a crutch, rail, or physical therapist to lean on. The AlterG Bionic… » 7/10/13 4:03pm 7/10/13 4:03pm

"Cy-ber Young," A 200-Pound Robot, Threw Out Tonight's First Pitch In…

When the robot army eventually rises up and enslaves all of Earth's citizens some years from now, I hope we all have the foresight to remember this day, when a 200-pound robot named "Cy-ber Young" took the mound at Comerica Park and showed that it could accurately hit a target with a baseball. It won't be so… » 8/22/12 11:45pm 8/22/12 11:45pm