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Stan Lee’s characters inspired me to punch and defy the odds

By Rohma Sadaqat

There are many people that you think  or you end up hoping will live forever; Stan Lee was definitely one of them. Ask any fan, myself included, if they have a list of people they would hope to meet at the Comic-Con convention, and chances are that Stan Lee’s name would be first on that list. Stan ‘The Man’ Lee, the Marvel icon who died on Monday at age 95, was in many ways larger than life, and his passion for what he did never seemed to fade.

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Bye-bye, ASIMO, the original robot, retiring after 18 years

By Keith Pereña

Wow! An astronaut! I told my grandmother as ASIMO, a humanoid robot, appeared on our boxy television’s screen. His white figure walked in measured steps to reach a spotlight where he finally waved hello to the rest of the world. Grandmother adjusted the antenna on the tube so that my brother and I could view the spectacle clearly. The advert ran for a minute before regular programming of the news and afternoon dramas resumed. Continue reading Bye-bye, ASIMO, the original robot, retiring after 18 years