Melvin Dummar says a grand conspiracy has denied him his portion of billionaire Howard Hughes' vast estate. Many consider Dummar to be a fraud but an in-depth investigation by Gary Magnesen has apparently shown Dummar to be a good samaritan who saved Hughes from certain death. Both joined George Knapp to discuss why Hughes was in the desert, as well as those who schemed to deny Dummar and several institutions of their rightful share of the Hughes estate. In the first hour, veteran music journalist Joel Selvin talked about the notorious Rolling Stones Altamont concert of 1969, considered by many to be rock’s darkest day.
A group of engineers at Harvard University have built a robot that can assemble itself into a working machine and walk away without human intervention. Inspired by the art of Japanese origami, the contraption uses panels of memory plastic that contract like muscles when heated. "Getting a robot to assemble itself autonomously and actually perform a function has been a milestone we've been chasing for many years," said project lead Robert Wood. The team thinks the origami robot could one day be used on the battlefield. Check out the video here.