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Boston Dynamics’ Spot robot gives New Zealand sheepdogs a run for their money

Previously immune to the threat of techno-replacement (unless you want to count robot pets like Sony’s Aibo), sheepdogs in New Zealand are currently facing competition from the encroaching wave of automation, courtesy of Boston Dynamics’ Spot robot. A new video shows Spot carrying out a variety of assistive agricultural tasks, including inspecting crops and, yes, […]

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The best light therapy lamps for 2020

Getting too little exposure to sunlight can result in low levels of Vitamin D. In some individuals, a lack of sunlight can worsen symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder. Light therapy is an option worth looking into if you feel depressed or tired during the winter months. Using a light therapy lamp for a few minutes […]