Did they (they!) serve frozen mammoth to the Explorers Club on that famous evening in 1951? A new study, to be presented next week, claims to have the answer. And that answer is: Nay, nay, it was green turtle. The study is: “Was Frozen Mammoth or Giant Ground Sloth Served for Dinner at the Explorers Club?” […]
Electric tortoise robots – the Bristol originals
If you haven’t come across Elmer and Elsie (c. 1948/49), William Grey Walter’s electric tortoises (or possibly turtles), may we recommend this video ‘Bristol’s robot tortoises have minds of their own’ More info here, courtesy Bristol Robotics Laboratory.