Spot demo video shows a Boston Dynamics robot at work

After dropping a stunning “Parkour” video for its humanoid Atlas robot earlier today, Boston Dynamics followed up with this more subdued look at a commercial application for its technology. In a video similar to lab tests we’ve seen before, this sensor-laden Spot robot (there’s even one in its “hand” that you can see it using […]

Boston Dynamics’ Atlas robot shows upgraded agility in ‘Parkour’ video

Just two years ago Boston Dynamics proudly showed off a new generation of its Atlas robot that could take an untethered stroll through the woods, before advancing to balancing on one leg and even landing a backflip. Its latest highlight reel, however, is one that should make this guy very, very afraid. Dubbed “Parkour,” it […]

‘You can’t even see the sky’: Suspected gas explosions in Boston damage dozens of homes

WHDH 7 News A series of suspected gas explosions damaged over a dozen homes in Boston on Thursday. Methuen Police chief Joseph Solomon says there are so many fires “you can’t even see the sky.” It was not immediately clear if there were any injuries. LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Emergency crews are responding to what […]

A 28-year-old woman says celebrity chef Mario Batali forcibly kissed her and groped her in a Boston restaurant when she asked for a selfie

Getty Images / Mark Von Holden Natali Tene, 28, claims Mario Batali forcibly kissed her and groped her in a Boston restaurant in 2017.  In a lawsuit against the celebrity chef she claims Batali groped her as she tried to take a selfie with him.  The suit filed Wednesday in Superior Court in Boston seeks unspecified […]

LeBron James injury update: Cavs star discusses Game 2 Boston Celtics knock

With 3:50 remaining of the second quarter, Cleveland Cavaliers’ leading man James took a blow to the head from the left shoulder of Boston forward Jayson Tatum as he drove to the basket. Amid concerns over a concussion with the four-time MVP looking dazed in the aftermath, James briefly went back into the locker room. […]

Boston Dynamics’ Atlas robot shows off its agility for the scouts

While the NFL draft is already over, the Boston Dynamics Atlas robot is angling for a free agent workout with its latest highlight video. We’ve already seen one backflipping, but considering the abilities necessary, it’s nearly as impressive to see a robot running untethered across open terrain, and easily clearing a small obstacle. The stats […]

ABC Orders to Series Boston Friends Drama A Million Little Things

ABC is counting on A Million Little Things to beef up its slate in the 2018-19 TV season. The Alphabet network on Wednesday gave a series order to the aforementioned drama, which follows a group of friends from Boston who bonded under unexpected circumstances. “Some have achieved success, others are struggling in their careers and […]