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Boston Dynamics’ SpotMini Robot Wants to Uptown Funk You Up

Boston Dynamics’ SpotMini Robot Wants to Uptown Funk You Up
Boston Dynamics continues to crank out creepy robots of questionable value to humanity. We’ve seen its SpotMini robot navigate around a warehouse before, looking for human souls to consume and heads to wear. Now the quadruped is doing something even more scary – dancing to Uptown Funk.

Salto-1P Robot Hops Around Like Crazy, Knows Exactly Where It’s Going

Salto-1P Robot Hops Around Like Crazy, Knows Exactly Where It’s Going
The Salto-1P Robot is a small monopedal robot that looks happy as heel as it jumps for joy. It’s either happy or crazy; I’m not sure which. It is capable of continuous high-power hopping and it takes that job seriously.

This Ladder-Climbing Snake Robot is Creepy as Hell

This Ladder-Climbing Snake Robot is Creepy as Hell
How about a game of chutes and ladders? Uh, I mean snakes and ladders. Look, snakes are nature’s creepiest creation and robots are man’s creepiest creation. So naturally, scientists had to combine them both for maximum terror.

The Lunch Feeder Rube Goldberg Machine Feeds You a Meal

The Lunch Feeder Rube Goldberg Machine Feeds You a Meal
You know how it is. You’re working hard at the office, and then you get hungry. But if you stop your work to get some food, your productivity will suffer. What can you do? You either go hungry or fall behind on your tasks.

This LEGO Machine Blows Soap Bubbles

This LEGO Machine Blows Soap Bubbles
Great. Now I hear that “Tiny Bubbles” song in my head. All because of this LEGO bubble blowing machine built by Sariel of Sariel’s LEGO Workshop. I like it. Bubbles make the world a happier place, and I’m not just talking about that guy from Trailer Park Boys.

Guy Makes a Giant-sized Soundwave Boombox

Guy Makes a Giant-sized Soundwave Boombox
Everyone has their favorite Transformers from the original animated series. For some it’s Optimus Prime, for others it’s Bumblebee or Grimlock, but for many Soundwave is the best Transformer ever. For those fans, this custom Soundwave-shaped boombox is everything.

Finally, a Rubik’s Cube That Solves Itself

Finally, a Rubik’s Cube That Solves Itself
We’ve watched many a nerd solve a Rubik’s Cube in like 4 seconds flat and we’ve also seen our share of robots that can solve it quickly as well. But until now, a Rubik’s Cube has never been able to solve itself.

This Rube Goldberg Machine Takes 9 Minutes to Pour a Glass of Lemonade

This Rube Goldberg Machine Takes 9 Minutes to Pour a Glass of Lemonade
When you could just walk over to the fridge, nine minutes seems like a long time to wait for a glass of lemonade. In this case, it’s totally worth it. What you are looking at is a ridiculously long Rube Goldberg machine that spans the entire house just to pour a few glasses of lemonade.

Cat Rides His Own Electric Skateboard

Cat Rides His Own Electric Skateboard
Kim Pimmel is an engineer who also happens to be a filmmaker. He has a cat named “MIDI”, clearly the geekiest cat name ever. His cat does something many don’t – he doesn’t flip out when something unexpected happens, such as giving him a ride on a motorized skateboard.

This BMW Motorcycle Can Drive Itself

This BMW Motorcycle Can Drive Itself
I’ve been excited about the prospects for autonomous cars since Herbie the Love Bug raced around on his own back in the day. I often wonder why with all the tech out there today, no one has shoehorned autonomy into a classic Bug.

This Spinning 3-Axis LEGO Thrill Ride Makes Minifigs Dizzy

This Spinning 3-Axis LEGO Thrill Ride Makes Minifigs Dizzy
As further evidence that you can make anything with LEGO, we are now making minifigures puke their guts out on tiny amusement park rides. Check out this 3-axis LEGO Technic thrill ride made by LEGO enthusiast Shadow Elenter.

Jaguar Land Rover Puts Googly Eyes on Autonomous Test Vehicle Not Named Mater

Jaguar Land Rover Puts Googly Eyes on Autonomous Test Vehicle Not Named Mater
Autonomous cars are coming no matter what we all think or want. These rides will one day drive us around without us having to do anything but sit in the seats and stare blankly at our smartphones.

This Hammer Dispenses Nails: Nailed It!

This Hammer Dispenses Nails: Nailed It!
I love any tool that makes projects around the house easier. I mean, having a robot to do all of my projects would be best, but that isn’t happening anytime soon. Besides, you can’t trust a robot with a hammer.

Underwear Knife: Underwear That’s Cut to Wear

Underwear Knife: Underwear That’s Cut to Wear
You know those guys who can make anything into a knife? Plastic, paper, butter, whatever? Well, YouTuber Kiwami Japan is the mad leader of these geniuses. One of his more recent creations involved turning underwear into a kitchen knife.

Racing Toy Cars on a Treadmill Looks Like More Fun Than NASCAR

Racing Toy Cars on a Treadmill Looks Like More Fun Than NASCAR
Check out these toy cars racing their hearts out. This race looks pretty intense, but these cars aren’t even technically racing. They are on a treadmill, and the belt is moving, not the cars. Still, if you look at the footage in Diego Jesus Asim’s treadmill racing videos for a little while it almost looks like a real race with the ground moving by fast underneath them.

An Awesome Rubberband Version of Han Solo’s Blaster

An Awesome Rubberband Version of Han Solo’s Blaster
Han Solo’s iconic sidearm, the DL-44 Heavy Blaster Pistol is a solid sci-fi gun. The design is rugged and cool, plus it shoots lasers. What more do you need? These qualities make it an instant classic.