“I beat Bobby Riggs because I respected him”: Billie Jean King talks the Battle of the Sexes at TEDWomen 2015

By Kate Torgovnick May Billie Jean King speaks with host Pat Mitchell at TEDWomen2015 – Momentum, Session 4, May 28, 2015, Monterey Conference Center, Monterey, California, USA. Photo: Marla Aufmuth/TED “Bobby Riggs was one of my heroes. I admired him,” says Billie Jean King. “That’s one of the reasons I beat him — because I […]

Oh no: MIT's Cheetah robot can jump over hurdles while running

By Mariella Moon MIT’s scientists spent years making the Cheetah robot a more efficient runner. Now that’s done, its creators probably thought it was time to give it a major upgrade: the metal quadruped can now autonomously jump over hurdles like a trained horse. Yes… Source:: Oh no: MIT’s Cheetah robot can jump over hurdles […]