Robo-roach squeezes through tight spaces

Robo-roach squeezes through tight spaces

Robo-roach squeezes through tight spaces   Cluttered terrain won’t block this cockroach-bot. Its sleek, rounded shell lets the new six-legged robot scurry through tight spaces. Known as a robo-roach, it’s short and squat. It sort of resembles a clunky smartphone with legs. Such a bulky body poses few problems when trekking over flat surfaces. But it can get stuck when it travels between upright features. Bots tend to bump into these obstacles — unless it’s wearing a roach-style shell. COCKROACH STYLE To scurry through an obstacle course of upright paper…

Read More

Chiefs tight end Demetrius Harris arrested for marijuana

Chiefs tight end Demetrius Harris arrested for marijuana

Chiefs tight end Demetrius Harris arrested for marijuana The Chiefs are dealing with other business at the moment, but have a new headache. According to KMBC, Chiefs tight end Demetrius Harris was arrested and charged with felony possession of marijuana by the Missouri Highway Patrol. In Missouri, felony possession is more than 35 grams (an ounce and a quarter), so it’s not an inconsiderable amount. He was sent to the Bates County Jail (south of Kansas City) and released Monday. The 25-year-old tight end signed a three-year contract extension with…

Read More