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Category: Robots

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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WaterColorBot 2.0: Robo-painter

WaterColorBot 2.0: Robo-painter
Hey, even I can be Van Gogh with this crazy contraption and I have zero artistic talent. Basically, the WaterColorBot is a robotic painter that gets it’s input from vector artwork on a computer. It can…
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Plow or Snow Blow Your Driveway without Going Outside

Plow or Snow Blow Your Driveway without Going Outside
We have robots that can do annoying chores for us right now. You can buy robots that vacuum for you, gutter-cleaning robots, pool cleaning robots, mopping robots, lawn-mowing robots and I’m sure there are many more.…
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Robot Arms Dueling with Katana: Apocalypse Soon

Robot Arms Dueling with Katana: Apocalypse Soon
When we all die, it will certainly be a preventable doom of our own making. If I were placing bets I’d probably go with “catastrophic environmental disaster,” but “robot apocalypse” is certainly a possibility, and the…
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This Robot Does the Crane Kick

This Robot Does the Crane Kick
Remember the famous crane kick from The Karate Kid movie? Well, check out this robot’s pose. It took Ralph Macchio a while to get it right, but the guys at Boston Dynamics have trained this robot…
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This Emergency Response Drone Carries a Defibrillator

This Emergency Response Drone Carries a Defibrillator
The ambulance drone was invented by 23-year old Dutch student Alec Momont. Good idea Alec, but outfitting a drone with a defibrillator inside immediately makes me think that it will be used for evil purposes. Like…
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