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Meet the Robot Bear Who Will Care for Japan’s Elderly

“Robear” is three-hundred pounds of high-tech robotics, designed to help get people in and out of bed.

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I don’t quite understand how one makes the leap from “elder care” to “mechanized smiling bear” but that, evidently, is what got us to this: A super-strong robot with the cartoonish face of a bear, designed to help look after Japan’s aging population.

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A Gay Couple Bought JebBushForPresident.com in 2008 and They’re Not Giving it Back

A couple of “high tech bears” from Oregon are using it to promote LGBTQ rights.

Charlie Rainwater and C.J. Phillips, a couple of “high tech bears” from Oregon, have been sitting on the JebBushforPresident.com domain since 2008. At the time, Rainwater and Phillips were disillusioned by LGBTQ rights in America, and decided to blog about it on their very own site. JebBushforPresident.com seemed like a great place to do it.

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Intermission: No Bears There

When a bear meets his first existential crisis.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=besnRD2uN9c

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