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Wed Dec 5, 2012, 11:10 AM

Swimming robot reaches Australia after record-breaking trip

A self-controlled swimming robot has completed a journey from San Francisco to Australia.

The record-breaking 9,000 nautical mile (16,668km) trip took the PacX Wave Glider just over a year to achieve.

Liquid Robotics, the US company behind the project, collected data about the Pacific Ocean's temperature, salinity and ecosystem from the drone.

The company said its success demonstrated that such technology could "survive the high seas".

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20612140

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morningfog Dec 2012 OP
Ian David Dec 2012 #1
Occulus Dec 2012 #2
awoke_in_2003 Dec 2012 #3
SariesNightly Dec 2012 #4
mike_c Dec 2012 #5

Response to morningfog (Original post)

Wed Dec 5, 2012, 11:20 AM

1. Unfortunately, once it got to Australia, it found out its wife had married someone else. n/t

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Response to Ian David (Reply #1)

Wed Dec 5, 2012, 04:18 PM

2. And put the child from the previous marriage up for adoption.

At Olive Garden.

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Response to Occulus (Reply #2)

Wed Dec 5, 2012, 10:34 PM

3. While breast feeding...

and performing a circumsion on a pit bull.

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Response to awoke_in_2003 (Reply #3)

Wed Dec 5, 2012, 11:08 PM

4. and making out with the gardener

who hunts crocodiles in his spare time

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Response to morningfog (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 11:05 AM

5. STOP IT, ALL OF YOU! BE SERIOUS!

Narwhals, FUCK YEAH!

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