The National Science Foundation (NSF) is spending roughly $1.2 million to use robots to dress the elderly.
Citing an aging population, the federal agency issued a grant this month that will teach robots how they can assist old people in picking out an outfit.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has spent more than $2.6 million giving truckers weight tips, including motivational phone calls while they drive.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) gave low-income housing to millionaires, according to a recent audit.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is spending over $200,000 to study how men drinking alcohol look at women.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is spending nearly $80,000 to study how parents talk to their kids about food.
The federal government is spending $125,000 to study adjectives that could be perceived as sexist or racist.
The federal government has invested nearly $100,000 to bring Shakespeare to the stage—only without the legendary playwright’s words.
The U.S. Forest Service is building a new playground for a national campground in Tennessee with “safety circles” and “fall zones.”
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has now spent over $3.5 million to determine why the majority of lesbians are obese.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is pouring nearly $300,000 into making college engineering programs more “inclusive” to the LGBTQ community.