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This Robot Will Tie Your Shoelaces for You

This Robot Will Tie Your Shoelaces for You
Knowing how to tie your shoes is a pretty important skill to have, because if you don’t know how, your shoes are going to fall off all day long. Well, guess what? Robots are now doing this for us so that we humans can forget how to do one more thing.

How NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Can Survive Inside the Corona of the Sun

How NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Can Survive Inside the Corona of the Sun
The sun is a crazy hot place. Just step outside in any of the summer months in Texas and you know this is true. The other day we talked a bit about the NASA Parker Solar Probe and how it would eventually become the fastest man-made object ever.

Theo Jansen’s New Strandbeest Marches onto the Beach

Theo Jansen’s New Strandbeest Marches onto the Beach
If You are a fan of Theo Jansen’s Strandbeest creations, you are going to love this. A recently released video shows off the evolution of his mechanical creatures, and there’s also a video of the new UMINAMI model he created this year.

Enter the Multiverse with This Rick and Morty Green Screen Tattoo

Enter the Multiverse with This Rick and Morty Green Screen Tattoo
How do you create a tattoo that has endless possibilities? Just do what they do in the movies. Use a green screen. I mean, it’s going to look weird on you, but at least you can add in all kinds of special effects shots digitally.

This Robot Perfectly Skips Stones

This Robot Perfectly Skips Stones
At last, somebody built a robot that does something useful rather than just wait around to gain sentience and kill us. This guy is so cute he would never hurt anyone. I think. Ex-NASA engineer and inventor Mark Rober has built a robot that can skip the perfect rock.

Guy Flies Jet-powered Hoverboard at More than 100 mph

Guy Flies Jet-powered Hoverboard at More than 100 mph
Somebody call Spider-Man, because I think we just spotted the Green Goblin! What you’re about to see is a jet-powered Flyboard Air being piloted at speeds up to 103.4 mph. This thing looks like a lot of fun.

Autonomous 1965 Mustang Drives Worse Than My Drunken Grandfather

Autonomous 1965 Mustang Drives Worse Than My Drunken Grandfather
As a child of the ’80s, I was involved in some very questionable dealings that would see the State taking kids away today. One such occasion was when my paraplegic grandfather took me on the backroads to the drive-up beer store to get his favorite Schlitz beer.

This Tiny Robot Bug Swims and Walk Underwater

This Tiny Robot Bug Swims and Walk Underwater
Harvard University researchers have been working on a miniature robot called the Harvard Ambulatory Microbot (HAMR) for a while now. The insect-inspired, waterproo microbot recently received an upgrade, and now it can swim and walk underwater – on land, too.

The Best Mario Game Ever

The Best Mario Game Ever
With all of the various Super Mario Bros. and related games out there, game fans have lots of choices for their favorite. But what if you could combine them all into a single game? That’s exactly what video maker 4096 decided to do, mashing up levels from numerous Mario games into a giant connected game level.

Colin Furze Creates Jet Powered Micro Scooter for His Kid

Colin Furze Creates Jet Powered Micro Scooter for His Kid
Mad scientist and all-around fun guy Colin Furze has created another crazy project. This powered micro scooter is a bit less dangerous than some of his previous builds, because he actually wanted to let his 5-year-old son ride on it. 

Disney Releases New Wreck-It Ralph 2 Trailer

Disney Releases New Wreck-It Ralph 2 Trailer
Disney animation fans got a special treat today, with the release of a brand new trailer for Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2. The trailer shows off the latest adventure where Ralph and friends have to travel into the Internet to find a replacement part for Sugar Rush.

LEGO Sculpture Displays Daft Punk Lyrics: Everything Is Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

LEGO Sculpture Displays Daft Punk Lyrics: Everything Is Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger
Daft Punk fans will want to check out this video of a very neat LEGO build by TECHNICally Possible. It displays the words to Daft Punk’s Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger while the song plays in sync.

Disney’s Stickman Robot Is Master of Acrobatics

Disney’s Stickman Robot Is Master of Acrobatics
Disney is always pushing boundaries when it comes to their robots. That’s why the robots in their theme parks are so cool. Check out this video demonstration of Disney Research’s Stickman. It’s a robotic, and acrobatic stickperson that can do single and double backflips.

Thor’s Stormbreaker Gets Real

Thor’s Stormbreaker Gets Real
In Avengers: Infinity War, Thor had the world’s littlest giant forge him a one of a kind Thanos-killing weapon named Stormbreaker. Now humans have gone and built one in real life. Man At Arms: Reforged has brought the weapon to life, and it looks pretty impressive.

Insane Mod: Motorcycle Engine in a Barbie Power Wheels Car

Insane Mod: Motorcycle Engine in a Barbie Power Wheels Car
Look at this brilliant and brave, yet insane man. This guy and his buddies took the engine off a Honda CRF230 dirt bike and figured out a way to graft that thing into a Barbie Power Wheels Mustang.

Kids In Transformers Costumes Are More Than Meets The Eye

Kids In Transformers Costumes Are More Than Meets The Eye
Kids love to dress up in costumes, and there’s no better outfit for the little ones than some giant transforming mechs. Check out these three kids showing off their adorable Transformers costumes, which look awesome. There’s Optimus Prime, Starscream and Bumblebee.