The term "virgin" olive oil related to the fact that only virgin girls were permitted to cultivate the fruit. (Today the term refers to acidity levels in the oil, but we love the romanticism of this ancient reference!)
Autonomous Solutions' CHAOS robot is .... WOW. climbs stairs WHILE you stand on it... Designed to move silently over unstable ground, it is also intended for search and rescue, recon, etc. MUST watch the vid.
Sometimes it really isn't about WHAT you say, so much as HOW you say it... TypeTalk fonts - thesis project is a fascinating look at how context can change everything... "typography as visual pronunciation."