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iCandy: Pairing People With Processors

This month's edition features robotic pants that make the lame walk, an electronic eye embedded in the back of a man's head, and a walking Internet billboard

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Photo: Wong Maye/AP Photo
Visitors to Resorts World on Sentosa Island, Singapore, can witness a 10-minute animatronics spectacle wherein two 80-metric-ton mechanical cranes appear to emerge from the water and flap their wings as they fall in love. The cranes’ 25-meter-wide wings are created by spraying nearly 37 000 liters of seawater from the 10-story-tall birds’ bodies over the course of each show.

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