Honda's 'Asimo' robot has just been upgraded to be even more "human-like". Although you may think it's named after Issac Asimov, its actually translated (loosely) to "legs, even". Anyways, its capable of walking down stairs and responding to human commands.
Top Ten Things Overheard At The ANSI C Draft Committee Meetings:
(5) All right, who's the wiseguy who stuck this trigraph stuff in