I should be in awe of this autonomous, two-wheeled prototype robot by Toyota, dreaming of The Jetsons and Wall-E. But instead, all I can think is, "Who needs a robot that just balances crap on its head?" [PlasticPals via CrunchGear]
Wheelie Robot Is Adorable But Performs Useless Task
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Five years ago, I threw away a hard drive. An utterly generic 250GB portable hard drive, already a few years old, with a couple of dings and scratches in its shell and with the beginnings of an audible click that would have eventually killed it. It had a data file containing 1400 Bitcoin on it. No big deal, at the time. Today, those few kilobytes are worth more than four million dollars.
You can't make this s*^& up. Or can you?