Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Robots and Weird Laws

Robotics developers at the Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich's
Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control have built autonomous robots
that drive, dock with their peers on the ground, then fly into the air
in coordinated swarms.... has a list of 50 weird US laws, including the
Alabama: It's illegal to wear a fake mustache that causes laughter in
Alaska: Whispering in someone's ear while he's moose hunting is
Arkansas: It's illegal to mispronounce the name of the state of
California: You may not eat an orange in your bathtub.
Florida: If you tie an elephant to a parking meter, you must pay the
same parking fee as you would for a vehicle.

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