Robotic Fruit Pickers May Help US Orchards With Worker Shortage

Harvesting Washington state’s vast fruit orchards each year requires thousands of farmworkers, and many of them work illegally in the United States. That system eventually could change dramatically as at least two companies are rushing to get robotic fruit-picking machines … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Review: Escape civilization in this mind-blowing Amazon ‘Encounter’

Hearing is believing in the mind-blowing experience of “The Encounter.” This hypnotic Complicite theater troupe production eventually casts a spell on all your senses, conjuring up a visceral full-body enchantment. But the magic of this insanely inventive theatrical ritual begins … [CLICK TO READ MORE]