It is still true that a person is more likely to be struck by lightning than attacked by a shark; but, that does not matter much to the 150 or so people who experienced what the International Shark Attack File calls "shark-human interaction in 2016. Still, some Australian eyes in the sky are helping lifeguards look out for the predators just offshore. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.
Japan leads the world in the number of robots per person that are used in the workplace. Instead of being wary, people apparently like them. VOA's Deborah Block takes us to a hotel and a beer factory where droids are doing just about everything.