Growing up, I loved the Muppets, I thought they were awesome. I hated Piggy though because she was kind of a dick and always messing with Kermit. For some reason though, I have no recollection at all of Pigs in Space.
Don’t you have enough to do this Christmas without having to worry about Christmas cards? The answer is yes. So build a LEGO machine that will handle all of your holiday card needs. That is what this Mindstorms assistant does.
Adam Savage is like a modern day Leonardo Da Vinci. I don’t think there’s anything he can’t do. This time, for the latest project in Tested’s One Day Builds series, he built a pedal-powered walking Strandbeest!
A giant tall imperial walker playhouse is every kid’s dream. Well, Colin Furze is making dreams come true, because he built one in his backyard for his kids.
This 18 foot-tall walker was built to scale using an AT-ACT toy from Rogue One for reference.
You may have seen these Jetovator flying, water-powered jet ski things in videos in the past, but you’ve never seen them like this. With the help of an ample supply of duct tape, video wizard Devin Supertramp has turned them into some awesome Star Wars speeder bikes.
If you have ever wanted a grappling hook gun like Batman uses, you’ll want to check out this video in which engineer James Hobson of Hacksmith Industries built a real working version.
The finished gun is actually nice and compact.
Ford introduced the all-new 2018 Ford Fiesta in style. The event took place in a big warehouse that they disguised as a club in Germany, so they did what anyone would have done. They had a production-line robot named YuMi act as DJ for the launch party.
Researchers at the Institute for Human & Machine Cognition have programmed Boston Dynamics’ Atlas humanoid robot to walk over partial footholds thanks to a new balancing algorithm. Essentially this means that it can handle rougher terrain as it chases humans down to put them in human zoos a few years from now.
Back in the ’90s, the Furby was the hottest toy of the Christmas season. Well, now there’s a new edition with modern tech inside. It is more lifelike with creepy new digital eyeballs for instance. But nothing can prepare you for seeing what this thing looks like while it is being cut in half by a powerful water jet.
Disney has been working for quite some time on an Avatar themed attraction, and they recently gave the world its first look at one of the animatronic Na’vi characters from the upcoming Pandora attraction at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Florida.
Being a Roomba is pretty depressing. You just roll along, picking up dirt for your whole life, never getting a thank you, never getting a pat on the back, but always getting a charge so you can continue on with your hellish existence.
Drones are great for filming aerial videos and the like, but what else can we make them do? Well, for one thing they could help with making your Thanksgiving dinner. Autel Robotics proves that it can work.
Check out this elaborate LEGO Mindstorms miniature factory. It is a real working factory in miniature, where minifigs can slave away for sub-par wages as they sweat and toil. It takes about three minutes to perform just one task: making a tiny folded paper cube.