Today we’re going to be looking at people who undertook the ambitious project of building a convincing android – and fell tragically short.
The results are a weird mixture of impressive and straight-up nightmare fuel.
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Unfortunately, when you see it in action, what you get is less “cheerful hotel clerk” and more “slack-eyed corpse puppet”.
The frubber looks okay, but fails to capture in the intricate folding of the skin around the eyes and the mouth, turning every facial expression into some variation on a rictus.
Couric, who's had high-profile gigs with all three major networks - ABC, NBC and CBS - gushed about her wedded bliss.'I did, I got married, I gave up on you,' she joked to Ellen.
'I got married about two and a half years ago to the greatest guy.'The 60-year-old beauty said she feels 'really lucky' she found her soulmate in Molner 'because he's funny and kind and really smart [and keeps] great company.