American robots to Japan’s rescue! And more Things I’ve Learned Today …

Comics, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Science, Technology, Television

Japan, land of the most amazing androids and AI on Earth, is turning to American robots to help work on nuclear reactor units damaged in last month’s earthquake and tsunami. (Associated Press)

The web-slinging wonder is ditching the red-and-blue Spidey suit in favor of black with a red spider emblem — at least in the “Ultimate Spider-Man” series. (Marvel Comics)

BBC America counts down the Eleventh Doctor’s Top 11 sonic-screwdriver scenes, as part of its growing hype for the April 23 season premiere of Doctor Who:

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