Robotics

Chicken Deboner

Massive chicken de-boning machine pulls 1500 breasts per hour

Science has been solving life’s little problems for centuries, but one task that has remained manual over the years has been...
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RC Superhero

RC Ironman is an ultimate geek toy

Most geeks have had a longing at one point or another for some sort of remote controlled flying toy. We picture...
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Neurowear

Neurowear: Cat ears controlled by the mind

Necomimi, a mashup of the Japanese words for cat and ear, is a new device that lets you express yourself visually...
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Robotic Seagull

Look at the Pretty Seagu… Wait. Wut?

Man has been able to achieve flight for over a century, but we have never truly mastered the art and science...
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atlas

Here’s Why the Human Race is Doomed

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNZPRsrwumQ I sense a theme coming on: people create robots, robots destroy robots, and robots destroy humans? Well I’m a believer...
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A BattleBot’s Epic Slow-Mo Destruction

http://vimeo.com/20485568 There are some things worth watching in life: a revolution for freedom, a Jersey Shore escapade, and, now, a slow-motion...
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Singing Banner Ads Were Only The Beginning…

If Google has AdSense, let’s just call this NonSense. A new advertising campaign for people-what-make-cars Alfo Romeo is (we desperately hope)...
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IBM’s Watson Ties on Jeopardy, Has A Glitch or Two [Video]

IBM’s Watson supercomputer had its first shot at Jeopardy last night, and, overall, it went well. Watson had a few moments...
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akira001

Robotic Plant Ushers in New Age of Unnecessary Robotics

Not content to robotically emulate any and all members of the animal kingdom, humanity has turned to another branch of the...
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Gundam Time-Lapse Video Proves Robots Are Cool, Even if They Can’t Move

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hf5csZsfLYo Surely you remember the giant 1:1 Gundam Japan erected in 2009. Built by Bandai, the monolithic robot has stood watch...
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Eat Your Heart Out, Kinect – Robot Arm Mimics Your Gestures

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjbZYN1Db14 How cool is this? The answer, before you read any further or watch the video for additional information, is this:...
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lolbot

Japanese Robot Can (Almost) Run – We Are So Doomed

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXqUjiNw8fo Am I the only one who finds this terrifying? Like, sure, it’s not quite as immediately scary as Boston Dynamics’...
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Gesture-Controlled Robot is Possibly the Most Fun You’ll Ever Have With Kinect

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRPEns8MS2o Alright, so maybe I’m being a little cheeky by claiming that this robot is the most fun you could have...
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Your Halloween Costume Will Never Be As Ambitious As This. Ever.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0pucbRCRHxk Oh, hey, I just realized I’m an inconsiderate jerk, and never asked you how your Halloween was. How’d it go?...
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ASIMO Tears Up the Dancefloor at His 10th Birthday Bash

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ShhatJB8xyk Morning, all – or, afternoon, as it were. I trust your Halloween was both hollow and weeny? Mine sure was,...
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grababrick

Mad Scientist Dooms Us All With Self-Replicating Lego Menace, Or Something

This is just downright threatening. Software engineer Will Gorman has seen fit to play god and create a robot out of...
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robolol

Rock-em, Sock-em Robot Beats Up Volunteers In the Name of Science

Six Slovenian volunteers have been undergoing a bizarre test: being punched in the arm over, and over, and over, and over...
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No Pirates, Princesses, or Pokémon, Please

What’s your kid wearing for Halloween? He’s not going as Batman, is he? I see, like, a trillion child Batmans running...
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