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Tag: Weird

Robots Pop Popcorn and Fix a Sandwich

Robots Pop Popcorn and Fix a Sandwich
You know, there might be a day sometime in my life where robots performing mundane tasks will no longer be a novelty, and they’ll just be part of our everyday lives. But until that day, I’m…
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Japanese and Russian Scientists Even Closer to Cloning a Wooly Mammoth

Japanese and Russian Scientists Even Closer to Cloning a Wooly Mammoth
Michael Crichton would be so proud right now. Scientists from Japan and Russia are all working together on a plan that they think might bring the long extinct wooly mammoth back to existence. According to the…
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Dream Robo Climbs Ladders, Soon Tall Buildings

Dream Robo Climbs Ladders, Soon Tall Buildings
Osaka-based company Muscle Corporation along with a few other Japanese companies have developed a humanoid robot that can climb up and down ladders. Tall buildings are no longer a safe haven for humans to hide in.…
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Futurama Characters Gets Sculpted in 3D

Futurama Characters Gets Sculpted in 3D
If you ever wondered what the characters from Futurama might look like if they were real, three-dimensional people, we now have a better idea, thanks to the artistry of Brooklyn, New York sculptor Ray Lin (aka…
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South Park: The Game RPG in the Works, Parody of South Park: The Game on South Park to Follow Shortly

South Park: The Game RPG in the Works, Parody of South Park: The Game on South Park to Follow Shortly
South Park fans, start stocking up on your Cheesy Poofs and obscure references-turned-battlecries. Matt Stone and Trey Parker, the creators of the long-running animated series, have confirmed that they are working with THQ and Obsidian for…
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Defibrillator Toaster Revives Bread by Scorching It

Defibrillator Toaster Revives Bread by Scorching It
No one would skip meals if cooking implements were as fun to use as this defibrillator toaster looks. No one except doctors. The bread-reviving contraption was imagined by industrial designer/morning person/owner of an unusually large funny…
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Robot Learns to Recognize Its Own Reflection, Has Great Grasp of Pronouns Too

Robot Learns to Recognize Its Own Reflection, Has Great Grasp of Pronouns Too
After using the robot as a gesture-controlled music player, the makers of Qbo have set higher goals for their highly programmable robot. By equipping a Qbo unit with object recognition capabilities, they were able to teach…
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iPhone 4 Flip Flop Case: The World’s Most Expensive (and Dangerous) Kids’ Shoe

iPhone 4 Flip Flop Case: The World’s Most Expensive (and Dangerous) Kids’ Shoe
So I’m really not sure why you’d ever want to buy an iPhone case that looks like a flip-flop sandal, but that didn’t stop somebody in China from making them anyhow. It’s not like you’d ever…
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Servers Could Heat Your Home or Office Just as Well as a Furnace!

Servers Could Heat Your Home or Office Just as Well as a Furnace!
Back when I had a “real job,” I took care of the servers for a large and busy pharmacy. It was a cool job some days, but my office was the server room. A small closet…
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London Bar Offers Urinal Video Games, Super Bladder Bros. Not One of Them

London Bar Offers Urinal Video Games, Super Bladder Bros. Not One of Them
How do you get more customers into your bar? Create some new fancy drinks? Maybe have a game night? Well, The Exhibit Bar in London went the video game route, by installing some new gaming urinals…
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Polarized Privacy Monitor Hack: Now You See It, Now It’s White

Polarized Privacy Monitor Hack: Now You See It, Now It’s White
It may sound like an oxymoron, but the Privacy Monitor is actually a very cool and somewhat practical mod by Instructables user dimovi. Only the wearer of a complementary pair of glasses can see what’s being…
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Ant-Roach Inflatable Robot is Bizarre, Could Be Your Post-Apocalyptic Transport

Ant-Roach Inflatable Robot is Bizarre, Could Be Your Post-Apocalyptic Transport
It looks like a giant kids toy, but this 15-foot beast is actually an inflatable pneumatic robot. In the future, humans will ride these beasts across the wastelands of the apocalypse and wage wars with one…
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uWave Microwave Lets You Watch Youtube Videos While You Wait for Your Food

uWave Microwave Lets You Watch Youtube Videos While You Wait for Your Food
This isn’t the first microwave that I’ve seen with built in YouTube capabilities, but it is the latest attempt. The idea is that human life has become so saturated with mindless content, that we can’t even…
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Air Clicker: Pretend You Have a Camera to Take Real Pictures

Air Clicker: Pretend You Have a Camera to Take Real Pictures
The ubiquity of touchscreen-equipped devices have popularized the use of intuitive and simple gestures to command gadgets. But gestures shouldn’t be the only thing to consider when making a device, or we might end up with…
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iPhone Lens Dial Case: Ugly and Expensive, Still Cool for iPhone Camera Addicts

iPhone Lens Dial Case: Ugly and Expensive, Still Cool for iPhone Camera Addicts
If you thought that the Holga Lens Filters were cool, but not enough, then you’ll probably like this lens dial, which comes with three even bigger lenses that should help you to take even better photos…
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Efi Office Space Divider Gives You Privacy, While Making You Look Like a Nut

Efi Office Space Divider Gives You Privacy, While Making You Look Like a Nut
There are days when I wake up and just wish I could lie in my bed and go back to sleep. But being the “responsible” adult that I am (and because of the bills that come…
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