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Cornell Ranger Robot Walks 40.5-miles on a Charge

Cornell Ranger Robot Walks 40.5-miles on a Charge
Last year, students and faculty at Cornell University built a robot called Ranger that walked around a track and set a distance record for miles with no battery change or charging. That record was 14.3-miles. This…
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Robot Floor Tiles Make Sure You’Ve Always Got a Place to Walk

Robot Floor Tiles Make Sure You’Ve Always Got a Place to Walk
Here’s a way to truly feel the earth move under your feet. These robotic blocks are designed to automatically detect where you’re walking and constantly position themselves in front of your feet so you never fall…
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Cam-Baby Robot Cries When It Falls Down – Waaaaaaa!

Cam-Baby Robot Cries When It Falls Down – Waaaaaaa!
Remember that time the Honda ASIMO robot took a spill? At least it maintained its composure and dignity after the fall and just laid there. Not so with this new desktop robot. Japan’s CUBE Works decided…
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Co-Robot Offers (Drunken) Humanoid Moves on the Cheap

Co-Robot Offers (Drunken) Humanoid Moves on the Cheap
While it certainly isn’t the most sophisticated robot out there, this kit from Japan is possibly the least expensive bipedal robot I’ve seen. The Co-Robot keeps it on the cheap by using just a single motor…
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Yeti Walker Bi-Ped Robot Perfect for Star Wars Fans

Yeti Walker Bi-Ped Robot Perfect for Star Wars Fans
Looking for a way to build yourself a functional AT-ST walker? Have I got the perfect robot for you. The AREXX YT-3000 (aka “YETi Walker”) is a bi-pedal robot which can be programmed using your PC…
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Crabfu Tortoise Robot Hits the Ground Crawling

Crabfu Tortoise Robot Hits the Ground Crawling
The guys over at Crabfu Motionworks have been responsible for some weird and wonderful robotic creations over the years, and their latest is no exception. The Crabfu R/C Tortoise ‘bot crawls along the ground like a…
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Disappearing Staircase Could Trip You Up

Disappearing Staircase Could Trip You Up
Next time you’re climbing a flight of stairs, be sure to watch your step. You never know if they might be pulled out from under you. The disappearing staircase is the brainchild of industrial designer Aaron…
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Homebrew Star Wars at-St Learns to Walk

Homebrew Star Wars at-St Learns to Walk
Check out this awesome homemade Star Wars AT-ST walker, built from a mish-mash of electronic parts, brass tubing and custom cut circuit boards. The bipedal MiniMechadon walker is fully functional, and can hobble around just like…
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Roller-Walker: the Real Rollerskating Robot

Roller-Walker: the Real Rollerskating Robot
A while back I had a very popular post about Plen, a little bipedal humanoid robot who happened to be able to rollerskate. While that was all for show, this robot actually skates around as one…
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Garmin Forerunner 50 Fitness Gear Auto Syncs to Your Pc

Garmin Forerunner 50 Fitness Gear Auto Syncs to Your Pc
Garmin’s latest entry into the growing field of mobile fitness technology lets you keep track of your workout data without ever having to connect a cable or press a sync button. Their new Forerunner 50 system…
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Pyxis Gps Watch for Golfers and Other Sporting Types

Pyxis Gps Watch for Golfers and Other Sporting Types
If your definition of being active is more than hanging out in your living room playing Wii Sports, here’s a cool new gadget that could really come in handy. Westech Korea is launching this new portable…
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Rolling Treadmill Speeds You Down the Street

Rolling Treadmill Speeds You Down the Street
The guys over at dutch design firm OOOMS are best known for their wooden memory sticks, but here’s another interesting contraption that they also are responsible for. Looking like a treadmill on wheels, the Speedy Rollator…
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King Titan Robot Walks, Talks and Generally Looks Badass

King Titan Robot Walks, Talks and Generally Looks Badass
While this robot might just be a kids toy, it actually looks pretty cool. The King Titan Robot walks, talks, and has a shiny electroplate chrome finish that makes it really stand out. King Titan measures…
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Hubo, the Walking Robot Chair

Hubo, the Walking Robot Chair
I stumbled across this video over on Technovelgy this morning and thought it worth a mention. The HUBO FX-1 is a humanoid robot that happens to have a seat on top of it instead of a…
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Giant Robot Dinosaurs Walk Among Us

Giant Robot Dinosaurs Walk Among Us
This nifty bit of robot footage comes to us from Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST). Back at the end of 2005, the Institute developed two animatronic dinosaurs (one Tyrannosaurus Rex, one…
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