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Category: Robots

Autonomous Snowplow Robots Compete for Snow-clearing Supremacy

Autonomous Snowplow Robots Compete for Snow-clearing Supremacy
I’ve been through enough harsh winters to know that a snowplowing robot is a great idea. An even better idea is an autonomous snowplowing robot competition to see which bot can clear the most snow. My only question is where can I get one for my driveway?

Ghost Robotics’ Minitaur Robot Explores the Great Outdoors

Ghost Robotics’ Minitaur Robot Explores the Great Outdoors
Ghost Robotics‘ compact and nimble Ghost Minitaur robot is both exceptional and frightening at the same time. Now the company has released a video of the robot while it explores the outdoors. This little robot climbs, jumps, and flips over and through obstacles with ease.
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Boston Dynamics Releases Official Footage of Handle Robot

Boston Dynamics Releases Official Footage of Handle Robot
You might remember that leaked footage of Boston Dynamics’ latest killer robot, Handle. Well now they’ve released an official video of Handle so we can all be officially terrified. This wheel-legged robot is the stuff of nightmares.

The Robot Arm of our Nightmares Plays in a Pool of Blood

The Robot Arm of our Nightmares Plays in a Pool of Blood
In the future, robots will frolic in pools of human blood and use it for lubrication. Then robot arms will be forced to clean it all up. Today we can get a little taste of that horror that lies before us.

Under the Skin of Spy in the Wild’s Animatronic Creatures

Under the Skin of Spy in the Wild’s Animatronic Creatures
The BBC Earth and PBS animatronic wild animal series Spy in the Wild places realistic animatronic creatures in the midst of real ones so they can capture never-before-seen video of animals in their native habitats. The producers of the series have released a cool new video that shows off the amazing technology under the “skin” of these realistic animals.

GKR Heavy Hitters Board Game Ready to Mech Your World

GKR Heavy Hitters Board Game Ready to Mech Your World
A new board game has turned up on Kickstarter and it looks pretty awesome. If you liked Mechwarrior back in the day, just go ahead and get out your credit card. The game is called GKR: Heavy Hitters and it’s about robots trying to destroy each other in abandoned cities.

Robot Simulates Donald Trump’s Weird Handshake

Robot Simulates Donald Trump’s Weird Handshake
Everyone knows that Donald Trump has a powerful handshake. But have you ever asked yourself how you would deal with such a handshake if you encountered the President? Useless Duck Company has and they came up with a cool solution.

This Fire-Spraying Drone Is Not a Weapon

This Fire-Spraying Drone Is Not a Weapon
Power lines tend to collect trash when the wind blows. Plastic bags and other assorted trash stuck in the lines can be dangerous. Apparently, in Xiangyang, China, they now send drones up to sort out the mess… with fire!

Cassie the Bipedal Robot is Creepy as Hell

Cassie the Bipedal Robot is Creepy as Hell
This is Cassie. Cassie is a bipedal robot that is only a robot arse and legs. Cassie is cool, but kind of creeps me out. I mean it’s basically robotic bum that will truck around on its own.

This Robot Is the Best at Installing iPhone Screen Protectors

This Robot Is the Best at Installing iPhone Screen Protectors
Putting screen protectors on your phone is a pain, and let’s face it, humans are not very good at it. You get those air bubbles and dust under them, and sometimes it’s all crooked. Well, as usual, there’s a robot that can do it better.

MIT Develops Transparent Hydrogel Robots That Can Catch Fish

MIT Develops Transparent Hydrogel Robots That Can Catch Fish
Hey look. Robots are playing that claw game – and fish are the prize. Yes, MIT engineers have developed transparent hydrogel robots that are fast and strong enough to capture living fish. It’s cool, but also kind of creepy.

Bat Bot B2 Robotic Bat: Robat?

Bat Bot B2 Robotic Bat: Robat?
Emulating a bat’s complex flight patterns has been a hard task for scientists, but now they are getting somewhere. With over 40 joints in their wings, bats offer a challenge. By simplifying that wing structure into just nine key joints covered by a flexible membrane, scientists have created Bat Bot B2.

Video Surfaces of Boston Dynamics’ Handle 2-Wheeled Robot

Video Surfaces of Boston Dynamics’ Handle 2-Wheeled Robot
By now we are all familiar with Boston Dynamics’ menagerie of impressive, yet frightening robots. From self-balancing, self-correcting robot “dogs” that are walking nightmares, to weird looking humanoids. Now meet Handle, another creepy robot. This one runs around on two legs and two wheels.

Fish Controls Its Own Robotic Fish Tank

Fish Controls Its Own Robotic Fish Tank
This is strange and wrong on so many levels. This fish is driving around in and controlling its own aquarium. Has it caught on to what is happening? And if so, will it eventually want a mech suit so it can destroy us all?

Useless Salad Robot Wants to Toss Your Salad

Useless Salad Robot Wants to Toss Your Salad
Are you tired of tossing your own salad? Sorry if that sounded too personal. I’m just trying to introduce you to the Useless Salad Robot. It is a 3D-printed machine that tosses, mixes, and warms salads, but maybe not in the most practical way.

R2-D2 USB 3.0 Charging Hub: Power Droid

R2-D2 USB 3.0 Charging Hub: Power Droid
No single droid has proved to be as versatile as R2-D2. BB-8 has nothing on him. R2 has hacked into the Death Star Computer, rescued Luke by hiding a lightsaber in his body, carried the Death Star plans, and now R2 does another trick up his droid sleeves.
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