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Would you pick up a hitchhiking robot?

Would you pick up a hitchhiking robot?

The HitchBOT will be hitchhiking its way through Canada this summer. Courtesy of Twitter. This summer,  hitchBot will travel across Canada in stranger’s cars. The little robot has its thumb permanently out, asking for a ride. Armed with a programmed vocabulary and a pair of sturdy rainboots to protect itself against the weather, hitchBot will [...]

Would you pick up a hitchhiking robot?

Would you pick up a hitchhiking robot?

The HitchBOT will be hitchhiking its way through Canada this summer. Courtesy of Twitter. This summer,  hitchBot will travel across Canada in stranger’s cars. The little robot has its thumb permanently out, asking for a ride. Armed with a programmed vocabulary and a pair of sturdy rainboots to protect itself against the weather, hitchBot will [...]

U.S. Patent Office cancels Washington Redskins trademark registration

U.S. Patent Office cancels Washington Redskins trademark registration

Washington Redskins helmets lay on the ground during their game against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on September 29, 2013 in Oakland, California. ; Credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board today cancelled six federal trademark registrations own by the NFL team Washington Redskins, saying that “a substantial composite of Native [...]

U.S. Patent Office cancels Washington Redskins trademark registration

U.S. Patent Office cancels Washington Redskins trademark registration

Washington Redskins helmets lay on the ground during their game against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on September 29, 2013 in Oakland, California. ; Credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board today cancelled six federal trademark registrations own by the NFL team Washington Redskins, saying that “a substantial composite of Native [...]

U.S. Patent Office cancels Washington Redskins trademark registration

U.S. Patent Office cancels Washington Redskins trademark registration

Washington Redskins helmets lay on the ground during their game against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on September 29, 2013 in Oakland, California. ; Credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board today cancelled six federal trademark registrations own by the NFL team Washington Redskins, saying that “a substantial composite of Native [...]

U.S. Patent Office cancels Washington Redskins trademark registration

U.S. Patent Office cancels Washington Redskins trademark registration

Washington Redskins helmets lay on the ground during their game against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on September 29, 2013 in Oakland, California. ; Credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board today cancelled six federal trademark registrations own by the NFL team Washington Redskins, saying that “a substantial composite of Native [...]

U.S. Patent Office cancels Washington Redskins trademark registration

U.S. Patent Office cancels Washington Redskins trademark registration

Washington Redskins helmets lay on the ground during their game against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on September 29, 2013 in Oakland, California. ; Credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board today cancelled six federal trademark registrations own by the NFL team Washington Redskins, saying that “a substantial composite of Native [...]

Mayor Garcetti lets the F-word fly and a city starts talking

Mayor Garcetti lets the F-word fly and a city starts talking

Los Angeles Kings Mayor Eric Garcetti raises a beer and swears during the Los Angeles Kings Victory Parade And Rally on June 16, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. ; Credit: Harry How/Getty Images Mayor Eric Garcetti caused quite the uproar on Monday when he dropped an F-bomb at the LA Kings Stanley Cup Championship celebration. [...]

Mayor Garcetti lets the F-word fly and a city starts talking

Mayor Garcetti lets the F-word fly and a city starts talking

Los Angeles Kings Mayor Eric Garcetti raises a beer and swears during the Los Angeles Kings Victory Parade And Rally on June 16, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. ; Credit: Harry How/Getty Images Mayor Eric Garcetti caused quite the uproar on Monday when he dropped an F-bomb at the LA Kings Stanley Cup Championship celebration. [...]

Mayor Garcetti lets the F-word fly and a city starts talking

Mayor Garcetti lets the F-word fly and a city starts talking

Los Angeles Kings Mayor Eric Garcetti raises a beer and swears during the Los Angeles Kings Victory Parade And Rally on June 16, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. ; Credit: Harry How/Getty Images Mayor Eric Garcetti caused quite the uproar on Monday when he dropped an F-bomb at the LA Kings Stanley Cup Championship celebration. [...]