The World Robot Conference in Beijing, China showcased China’s burgeoning robot industry as the nation seeks to increase the use of robots in its manufacturing and service industries.
Photos and text by Algerina Perna, The Baltimore Sun
In a high-ceilinged room with mirrors, tall windows and orange walls, children clad in yellow leotards and slippered feet scamper across the floor imitating the dance instructor’s moves like fledgling birds following in their mother’s tracks. In another room, teenagers move definitively to the beat of Hip Hop with swift and sure gestures of each body part articulated into an orchestra of movement.
Rome’s new convention center is named “The cloud” (“La Nuvola” in Italian) and designed by Italian architect Massimiliano Fuksas.
A world cats show contest organized by the World Cat Federation was held on October 16, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey.
ABS, Yemen (AP) — The cornfield is dotted with tents, mud-brick shelters and huts made of sticks and plastic sheets, home to around 900 Yemenis who fled the front-lines of their country’s war. Buried in the field’s soil are the bodies of loved ones they carried with them as they escaped.
Residents of Lumberton, N.C. returned home for the first time to inspect damage caused by floodwaters associated with Hurricane Matthew on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016. About 1,200 residents had to be evacuated by boat and plucked from their roofs by helicopters as the river crested.