A crosswalk button with actor Jimmy Stewart‘s voice to guide pedestrians across the streets. The crosswalk button is installed at Philadelphia Street in Indiana, Pennsylvania, the home town of the actor. The voice was provided by celebrity impersonator Rich Little. I made a short video below when I was up in Indiana.
RHex is a bouncy six-legged all-terrain walking robot that could one day climb over rubble in a rescue mission or cross the desert with environmental sensors strapped to its back. It can jump, leap, and flip over anything that comes in its way. RHex is designed by a team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania. Watch the video… Continue reading RHex: Parkour RobotLink
An eccentric car enthusiast has created the world’s fastest shopping cart with a top speed of around 210 Km/h (130 Mp/h). The trolley with a seating capacity of six people has a 5.8-litre V8 Chevrolet powered by a 290 horsepower engine, normally used in muscle cars. Cal VanSant built the giant trolley as a stunt for his son-in-law… Continue reading World’s Fastest Shopping Cart
The Kuwait Little League (KLL) started in 1980 and its a non-profit organization run completely on the volunteers efforts of administrators, coaches and other adults who are dedicated to give children a quality baseball experience here in Kuwait. This year, the Kuwait Little League, which first chartered with Little League International in Williamsport, Pennsylvania in the United States, has 21 teams in… Continue reading Kuwait Little League Baseball