Robotics

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Stephen Hawking Tells Us How To Build A Time Machine

How many times have you wished you had a time machine so you could go back and do something a different...
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Severed Biomechanical Arm Gives New Meaning to ‘Robot Rock’

Chris Conte knows how to rock and roll. Or at least how to build machines that can assist in the task....
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Big Dog Robot Can Jog Up To 5mph With Your Groceries

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNZPRsrwumQ&feature=player_embedded Don’t feel like carrying all of your heavy bags anymore? Let Big Dog do it for you. Big Dog is...
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Farmer’s Homemade Robots Pour Drinks, Chop Food, Paint, and More

Chinese farmer turned inventor, Wu Yulu, is finally getting some recognition after designing and building homemade robots. Yulu has faced some...
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Robot Trainers Bring Hope to Stroke Patients

A study done by a group of researchers from Brown University in Rhode Island showed that intensive therapy using a robot...
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Self-Driving GM EN-V May Change Transportation, Still Looks Funny

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6EFJ3862YsAlright, I’ll be honest – last time I wrote about the GM EN-V vehicle, I ridiculed it for its rather, um,...
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Plants Beat Humans to Cyborg Status

Mexican artist Gilberto Esparza is helping nature take it all back. Esparza has created the Planta Nomada, a hybrid plant/robot that...
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Robotic Suit Grants Superhuman Strength, Possibly Revolutionizes… Radish Farming?

You may have heard about Shigeki Toyama and his Power Assist Suit before. Of course, there’s every likelihood you haven’t. Let’s...
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One of Many Reasons That LEGOs Will Always Be Cool

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHWDSnWk2jU What do you get when you have a few guys with a lot of time on their hands and a...
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Shawarma Slicing Robot Built for Safety First, World Domination Second

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H65o8uSmKz8If you’ve ever wandered the streets of Berlin or Munich, then you know that shwarmas (or doners as they call them)...
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Human or Robot? Soon We Won’t Be Able To Tell

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KF2E_K37B0 You have got to love the Japanese. They come up with the coolest tech gadgets, and they also come up...
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Cute? It’s Un-bear-able!

Big brother has been watching us all for some time, but Big Brother Bear is a step too far. As creepy...
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Robot Waiters Efficiently Conquer Service Industry, Thai Food

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJRA4T_b7Yw Themed restaurants are all the rage these days – heck, even Kim Jong Il has a line of establishments with...
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Plant-o-Bot Concept Inspires With Environmental Message, Cuteness

Sometimes, it’s a little hard to listen to dry, good-for-you messages about environmentalism. But a robot? That’s cute? Where I do...
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One Step Closer to Terminator: Salvation Day

Pictured above, an unmanned drone taken from the military blog Armybase.us. Washington’s unmanned drone airplanes will not just be Washington’s anymore....
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Spike Jonze Proves Robots Can Love

Spike Jonze has teamed up with Absolut Vodka to present ‘I’m Here’, a touching short film about robots in love. The...
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Yet Another Thing a Robot Can Do Better than You: Art

Not to come off as a robotics nut, but I’m not letting this one get away and sleeping comfortably tonight. I’m...
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New Dental Patient Robot Confirms Everything Japan Does is Kind of Creepy

Meet Hanako. Hanako is a collaboration between three Japanese universities and robotics company Tmsuk. And, quite frankly, Hanako is creepy as...
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