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Category: Robots

Nobot Robot Lets You Hire People to Control It: Mechanical Mechanical Turk

Nobot Robot Lets You Hire People to Control It: Mechanical Mechanical Turk
Online services like Amazon’s Mechanical Turk or Fiverr let you hire people for small tasks. NOVP Limited’s Nobot is a… strange extension of that. The idea is that you’ll buy a small robot to perform manual…
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Wooden Greeting Cards: Cardbots Go!

Wooden Greeting Cards: Cardbots Go!
If you ask me, greeting cards are not fun to give or receive. The only time any of us really like to get them is when they have money in them. Greeting cards are also expensive…
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Fan-made Ultron Mask: There Is No Nose on Me

Fan-made Ultron Mask: There Is No Nose on Me
This sweet wearable Ultron mask was made through the combined efforts of Jacob Morin, Michael Ruddy of Hero Complex, and Sean Shaw of Shawshank Cosplay and Props. Jacob made the 3D model, Michael printed the helmet …
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Tiny Robots with Sticky Feet Drag Heavy Loads: Atlas Tugged

Tiny Robots with Sticky Feet Drag Heavy Loads: Atlas Tugged
A few years ago we saw a prototype for a robot with gecko-like pads, allowing it to stick to and move on uneven and vertical surfaces. A group of Stanford students made two robots with the…
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Transforming Papercraft Robots: Fold Out!

Transforming Papercraft Robots: Fold Out!
Paperformed makes a variety of papercraft models that it sells as DIY kits. Two of its most advanced kits are the Changeable Robots. They’re scale models clearly inspired by Transformers, and like Hasbro’s toys these bots…
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Could Robotic Lawn Care Cripple Deep Space Exploration?

Could Robotic Lawn Care Cripple Deep Space Exploration?
Mowing the lawn is one of the more odious tasks homeowners have to deal with, especially during the hot summer months. But iRobot, the maker of the popular Roomba robot vacuum cleaner, wants to do away…
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Toshiba’s Aiko Chihira Humanoid Robot Gets a Retail Job

Toshiba’s Aiko Chihira Humanoid Robot Gets a Retail Job
If you happen to be shopping in Japan anytime soon, prepare yourself. You may run into the stuff of nightmares. Toshiba has just installed Aiko Chihira, a humanoid greeter robot, at Tokyo’s Mitsukoshi department store. They…
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Borderlands Lifesize Claptrap Replica: Hey Everybody! Check out My Package!

Borderlands Lifesize Claptrap Replica: Hey Everybody! Check out My Package!
Whether you find Claptrap annoying or endearing, I think we can all agree that we would like to own a lifesize replica of the smart-mouthed robot from the Borderlands games. At least this version won’t talk…
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Make Your Own Mini Star Wars BB-8 Droid

Make Your Own Mini Star Wars BB-8 Droid
Christian Poulsen liked the BB-8 droid from Star Wars: The Force Awakens so much that he decided to make his own. He actually made the droid you see here in less than a day, which is…
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One-Toothed Robot vs. Two Flamethrower Robots: Place Your Bets!

One-Toothed Robot vs. Two Flamethrower Robots: Place Your Bets!
If you think robot fights are clumsy and silly, YouTuber Team Velocity is here to prove you wrong. He recently shared one of his matches at this year’s RoboGames, and it is a fast-paced and brutal…
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Star Wars BB-8 Droid Rolls into Real Life

Star Wars BB-8 Droid Rolls into Real Life
Sorry Artoo, but it seems like you’re not the most lovable droid anymore. When BB-8 was revealed in the first Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser, people’s reactions toward it were mixed. But the movie’s live…
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Life-size Iron Man Hulkbuster Statue: Age of Poverty

Life-size Iron Man Hulkbuster Statue: Age of Poverty
Beast Kingdom unveiled its LS-023 life-size Iron Man Hulkbuster figure on April Fools Day, but apparently the toymaker wasn’t kidding: this massive collectible is indeed for sale. It’s about 10ft. tall and weighs around 1500lb. Each…
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TARS Cosplay: Walk Like a Bot

TARS Cosplay: Walk Like a Bot
We’ve featured LEGO enthusiast Iain Heath aka Ochre Jelly numerous times before, but this time we’re not sharing one of his MOCs. Iain made himself an awesome TARS costume for this year’s Emerald City Comic-Con. It…
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UberBlox Modular System Lets You Make 3D Printers, Robots and More: Makerstorms

UberBlox Modular System Lets You Make 3D Printers, Robots and More: Makerstorms
UberBlox Systems has designed the industrial equivalent of LEGO Mindstorms. Uberblox lets you make machines such as 3D printers, CNC mills and robots using modular parts and controllers that are based on Arduino or Raspberry Pi.…
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mDrawBot 4-in-1 Drawing Robot : Deviant Artist

mDrawBot 4-in-1 Drawing Robot : Deviant Artist
If you love Evil Mad Scientist’s Eggbot, check out Makeblock’s mDrawBot. It’s a modular kit that you can assemble into one of four different forms, each suited to drawing on a particular surface. mEggbot draws on…
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Pray That These Praying Robots Don’t Kill Us

Pray That These Praying Robots Don’t Kill Us
Artist Kal Spelletich has created this series of strange life-size “praying robots”. What the heck is he doing? Surely he knows that humans are the ones that should be praying. Praying that robots don’t kill us…
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