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Navy Unveils Robot Fish

Navy Unveils Robot Fish

Reuters - Light News Video Online (Dec. 18, 2014) The U.S. Navy unveils an underwater device that mimics the movement of a fish. Tara Cleary reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Interactive Crosswalk Video Game Hitting the Streets of Germany

Interactive Crosswalk Video Game Hitting the Streets of Germany

Buzz60 (Dec. 8, 2014) A company in Germany developed an interactive game of Pong for fellow pedestrians to play while they wait at the crosswalk. Gillian Pensavalle (@GillianWithaG) explains. Video provided by Buzz60
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Coffee With Pepper? Robot Sells Espresso Machines in Japan

Coffee With Pepper? Robot Sells Espresso Machines in Japan

AFP (Dec. 1, 2014) Move over George Clooney -- Nestle has employed a fleet of chirpy robots to sell its coffee machines in Japanese stores. Duration: 00:42 Video provided by AFP
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100-Year-Old Woman Sees Ocean for First Time

100-Year-Old Woman Sees Ocean for First Time

AP (Nov. 20, 2014) Ruby Holt spent most of her 100 years on a farm in rural Tennessee, picking cotton and raising four children. She saw the ocean for the first time thanks to her assisted living center and a group that grants wishes to the elderly. (Nov. 20) Video provided by AP
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