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WE WENT TO THE DARPA CHALLENGE AND MET OUR DARK ROBOT OVERLORDS
We have seen the future, and it is not looking good for humanity. The DARPA challenge was held over the weekend in California, and South Korea’s Team KAIST took home the $2 million dollar grand prize for a bipedal, shape-shifting robot with wheels on its knees named DRC HUBO.
POUR-OVER BREWING GEAR FOR A BETTER CUP OF COFFEE
Like pruning a bonsai tree, pour-over coffee brewing is a purposeful, slowed-down practice that can infuse your otherwise hectic morning with a little dose of Zen. “There’s appeal in hand-crafting coffee without an appliance to clutter up the countertop,” says Peter Giuliano, senior director of the Specialty Coffee Association of America.
KILLING TIME WITH BURLESQUE COMEDIAN SCOUT DURWOOD, PURVEYOR OF ‘SEXY CLOWN WORK’
By all accounts, Scout Durwood is a comic on the rise and is, by her own measure, a “Woman of Whimsy,” which is also the name of her new album. Now based in LA, she gave up a career as a stripping, singing, ukulele-playing cabaret in New York to devote more time to developing her stand up career. With upcoming appearances on Oxygen’s Funny Girls, her first stand-up album coming out and regular club appearances; her plate is quite is delightfully full these days.
ONLY KATE UPTON CAN MAKE GRANNY PANTIES LOOK HOT
Kate Upton can make damn near anything look sexy. She could be wearing a onesie that’s designed to look like Sully from Monsters Inc. and I’d still be aroused (coincidentally, I own a onesie that’s designed to look like Sully from Monster’s Inc., so Kate, if you’re reading this, you’re more than welcome to come try it on whenever you’d like).
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