Archive for April, 2005

Xeni Tech on NPR: SRL’s robotic mayhem

Thursday, April 21st, 2005

For today's edition of the NPR program "Day to Day," I report from the recent live performance in Los Angeles by Survival Research Laboratories, the granddaddy of all robot/machine performance groups. Before there were robot wars, before there were Monster Garages, there was SRL. Founded 25 years ago by ...

Purses: the better to kick your ass with

Wednesday, April 13th, 2005

Prada's for pussies. These handbags double as a convenient tool for ladies who like to deliver head traumas on the go. Available in white and black leather, but I'd recommend the latter -- those pesky bloodstains can be tough to remove. Besides, what other purse boutique offers this online disclaimer? Many states ...