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Category: Robots

Omg, Run, It’S Hector! Oh Wait, It’S Just Lola

Omg, Run, It’S Hector! Oh Wait, It’S Just Lola
When I was a kid, there wasn’t any parental supervision over what I watched on TV. I once watched a flick called Hotel Hell and couldn’t go into the meat area in the grocery store for…

LEGO Robot Runs Android OS, Solves Rubik’s Cubes

LEGO Robot Runs Android OS, Solves Rubik’s Cubes
I probably couldn’t solve a Rubik’s cube in 25 minutes, let alone under a minute. However, this cool ‘bot can solve it in less than 25 seconds! Now how neat is that? Oh, by the way,…
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Japanese Soccer Robot Could Put Human Players Out of Business

Japanese Soccer Robot Could Put Human Players Out of Business
Actually, probably not. Robots are still clunkers in my book. However, it looks like the RoboCup Japan Open 2010 is currently happening in Osaka, Japan. It’s the world’s biggest robot soccer tournament (!) and has 225…

Would You Trust Your Granny to a Robot Nanny?

Would You Trust Your Granny to a Robot Nanny?
As we all know, it won’t be long before we have to bow down to our robot masters, until then, the Chinese have decided to use robots as nannies. The Family Nanny Robot will help you…

Life Size Bender Will Bend Your Socks Off!

Life Size Bender Will Bend Your Socks Off!
One of the best things in Futurama is Bender. Sure, the professor is cool, but Bender just has that certain appeal, especially with his robotic drinking and smoking ways. Metalworker Des Bromilow has now built a…

Gundam Cafe: the Otaku’S Starbucks

Gundam Cafe: the Otaku’S Starbucks
The Gundam Cafe opened in Akihabara today, and it looks sweet. The cafe’s interiors are sexy, there’s Gundam art everywhere, and there’s even Gundam bread. You can’t go wrong with Gundam bread. Akihabara News checked out…

Mint Floor Cleaner: Square and Simple

Mint Floor Cleaner: Square and Simple
The Mint cleaner is designed to be used with reusable microfiber cloths or, if you want to waste money, Swiffer cleaning cloths. Unlike the Roomba, the Mint can only clean hard floors. I’m not sure if…

Cynomy Demolition Robot Concept: Remote-Controlled Destruction

Cynomy Demolition Robot Concept: Remote-Controlled Destruction
One of the best things about robots is that they’re not alive, which means choosing between a robot and a human to perform a risky task is a no-brainer. If it gets wrecked, no one’s going…

Optimus Prime Balloon Animal Sculpture Soon to be Defeated by Decepticon Named “Pin”

Optimus Prime Balloon Animal Sculpture Soon to be Defeated by Decepticon Named “Pin”
Actually, I’m not sure you can actually refer to a Transformer as a balloon “animal”, so we’ll just call him a balloon robot from here on.  This 7-foot tall, 5-foot wide Optimus Prime was made from…

Isamaro: Another Pricey Japanese Robot

Isamaro: Another Pricey Japanese Robot
Even if this robot might seem like it’s too expensive for us, those nutty Japanese apparently have money to burn on robots. At least this new robot was built for people to actually play with, not…

Robot Infographic: Know Your Future Masters

Robot Infographic: Know Your Future Masters
The guys at Online Schools scoured the Internet to come up with a lengthy but entertaining infographic about robots. It contains a lot of quiz show-type trivia, like the fact that the earliest known robot was…

Robot Built From Used Television Parts Inspires People, Old Tvs

Robot Built From Used Television Parts Inspires People, Old Tvs
A young Togolese man named Sam Todo made a humanoid robot “almost entirely from old television sets.” Todo built the robot as a way of encouraging his fellow Africans to become more interested in science and…

Osaka Tower Robot Vs Honda Asimo: Fight!

Osaka Tower Robot Vs Honda Asimo: Fight!
This image is worth a thousand words: on which robot would you bet your money? My money is on Honda’s Asimo – I’m sure that he’ll kick the tower-bot’s bony ass! We’ve already posted about this…

Cyborg Plant Goes on Walkabout

Cyborg Plant Goes on Walkabout
This robotic plant can go on walkabout whenever it pleases. It was created by the Mexican artist Gilberto Esparza, who specializes in thought-provoking robot creations, as well as mechanical sculptures. The Plantas Nomadas robot plant is…

Silifulin: Robotic Tail for Humans Should be Renamed Silly Foolin’

Silifulin: Robotic Tail for Humans Should be Renamed Silly Foolin’
Here’s another really strange and bizarre item from Japan. This outlandish device lets humans who always wanted to have tails actually have one.…

Energizer Bunny Auction: I Bet the Bidding Will Go on and on and on…

Energizer Bunny Auction: I Bet the Bidding Will Go on and on and on…
AdAge ranks the Energizer Bunny as number 5 among the top advertising icons, right up there with the likes of Ronald McDonald and the Marlboro Man. We still see it on TV and online ads, but…
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