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Category: Robots

Bat Robot Can Fly and Walk

Bat Robot Can Fly and Walk
This bat inspired robot can crawl around on all fours and it can fly. Just like a real bat. That makes them already superior to us. Now picture the skies filled with these things. Thanks science.…
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We Are All Screwed: Spider Robot with Snakes for Legs

We Are All Screwed: Spider Robot with Snakes for Legs
I think we all know who is responsible for ushering in the apocalypse. It’s those scientists at Carnegie Mellon’s Biorobotics Lab. Not content with snake-bots alone, they have now attached some modified snake-bots to a body…
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Trobo Storytelling Robot Gets Kids Interested in STEM

Trobo Storytelling Robot Gets Kids Interested in STEM
Growing up, my parents used to buy me these books that had my name in them. I thought they were the most awesome books ever written and I used them to dominate many Show-and-Tell days in…
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Cubic: An Omnipresent Personal Assistant with Personality

Cubic: An Omnipresent Personal Assistant with Personality
If Cubic Robotics sales pitch is to be believed, we’re one big step closer to having a personal assistant on the level of J.A.R.V.I.S. in Iron Man and Samantha in Her. Its presenting its Android-based Cubic…
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This Turtle Robot Creates Works of Art on the Beach

This Turtle Robot Creates Works of Art on the Beach
This is Beachbot, the world’s first autonomous sand art robot. It was developed by ETH Zurich and the Zurich division of Disney Research. Basically, it’s a Disney Mutant Robot Turtle – further proof that Disney wants…
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Own Your Own Mech: Kuratasu Starter Kit hits Amazon Japan

Own Your Own Mech: Kuratasu Starter Kit hits Amazon Japan
Having grown up playing Mechwarrior games you can bet that I want this Kuratasu Starter kit that has turned up on Amazon Japan really badly. The problem is that it’s only a starter kit that isn’t…
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Robot Hand Masters Beer Pong: Because It Can’t Handle the Consequences

Robot Hand Masters Beer Pong: Because It Can’t Handle the Consequences
If you happen to be at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) on January 6, drop by Empire Robotics‘ booth for a chance to challenge its robot to a game of beer pong. Spoiler Alert: it…
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Somabar Is a Robotic Bartender for Your Home

Somabar Is a Robotic Bartender for Your Home
Face it. We all would like a robotic bartender in our home, but without having to have some guy that looks like robo-Isaac from the Love Boat standing there waiting for our requests all day. Because…
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Robotic Spider Dress Reacts to Nearby People: Spider-Sense Tingling!

Robotic Spider Dress Reacts to Nearby People: Spider-Sense Tingling!
The Spider Dress isn’t as powerful as Peter Parker’s Spider-Sense, but it’s designed to react to potential danger as well. Designed by “technological couture” specialist Anouk Wipprecht, it has six spiky limbs on its shoulders that…
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Double Amputee Now Has Choice: Cyborg Superhero or Cyborg Supervillain?

Double Amputee Now Has Choice: Cyborg Superhero or Cyborg Supervillain?
Les Baugh lost both of his arms in an electrical accident, and I’m pretty sure that sucked far, far more than I can imagine. While they can never replace what he lost, he’s now been outfitted…
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Robots Dress up and Dance for Christmas

Robots Dress up and Dance for Christmas
‘Tis the season. Even robots are getting into the Christmas spirit this year. This video titled Autonomous Christmas Lab 2014 is all about robots celebrating a human holiday. Not satisfied to just take our jobs, they…
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You Cat Probably Would Love Mousr: The Robot Mouse Cat Toy

You Cat Probably Would Love Mousr: The Robot Mouse Cat Toy
Yesterday, I highlighted an amusing product for sale on teh interwez for cats that cats would most likely despise. Today, I’m trying to make it up to my adorable 12 lbs. of murder and fur by…
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GTA IV RoboCop ED-209 Mod: You Have 20 Seconds to Install…

GTA IV RoboCop ED-209 Mod: You Have 20 Seconds to Install…
When I was growing up, my parents let me watch pretty much any movie I wanted when it came out on VHS. One of my favorites was RoboCop. Something about a cyborg robot with a gun…
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RoboCop x Terminator Custom Action Figure: I’ll Be Back… To Buy That for a Dollar

RoboCop x Terminator Custom Action Figure: I’ll Be Back… To Buy That for a Dollar
The prolific custom action figure maker John Mallamas aka Jin Saotome tips his hat to the RoboCop vs. Terminator video games (which in turn were based on the comic book miniseries) with this badass RoboCop T-800.…
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Gundam Gunpla Retro Anime Painted Action Figure: Oldtype

Gundam Gunpla Retro Anime Painted Action Figure: Oldtype
Warhammer toy figures may be the canvas for some of the best custom paint jobs, but Gunpla enthusiast mumumuno53 cleverly made a case for Gundam models with this jaw-dropping Gundam RX-78-2 figure, which he painted to…
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Drone Deep-fries Thanksgiving Turkey

Drone Deep-fries Thanksgiving Turkey
I hope everyone had a happy Thanksgiving. If you fried your turkey, hopefully you didn’t blow yourself up or set your house on fire. Frying turkeys is dangerous. You always want to use a drone to…
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