Scientists have created a way to control a robot using telepathy. The robot can only pick up objects and move to specific locations, but this is just proof of concept. Don't believe me? Read the following article!
This is a project being developed by a group of people, who aim to provide a laptop for a very low cost ($100), which will be durable, power-efficient and responsive and fit well as a learning tool for kids of poorer countries.
Google Earth can now display the world as ancient cartographers plotted it. You can view this tribute to history on your latest version (4.0.2416 onwards) of Google Earth by choosing Layers -> Featured Content -> Rumsey Historical Maps.