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Category: Weird Science

Robocop’S Anatomy: Not a Lot of Meat, but a Lot of Robot

Robocop’S Anatomy: Not a Lot of Meat, but a Lot of Robot
Ah, Robocop. Needless to say that I’ve watched the movie quite a few times and I found it interesting to see that someone had done an illustration of what the insides of Robocop might actually look like.

DIY Coilgun Does Serious Damage With Electricity and Magnets

DIY Coilgun Does Serious Damage With Electricity and Magnets
YouTube user Jason, also known as Larsplatoon, has put together a fully functioning coilgun after two years of effort. So WTF is a coilgun? It sounds like something cool. It’s actually a gun that fires a projectile with magnetic force instead of gunpowder.

Windro Robot: This Roomba Does Windows

Windro Robot: This Roomba Does Windows
While I don’t have a Roomba, I used to have a boss who kept watching the infomercials a few years ago and finally got himself one. Love them or hate them, robot vacuum cleaners are here to stay.

The Analog LED Clock: Best of Both Worlds?

The Analog LED Clock: Best of Both Worlds?
Using LEDs to simulate an analog clock is kind of cool (although not as cool as say, a mechanical LED clock.) This clock mimics the hands of a traditional clock using rows upon rows of LEDs that are all wired together.

LEGO Tardis Needs Arduino to Power Siren: Overkill?

LEGO Tardis Needs Arduino to Power Siren: Overkill?
JustJon made this great-looking LEGO Tardis, but for some reason it needs the power of an Arduino controller. Why? Well, it powers the siren and the plays the Doctor Who theme. Is it a bit much?

Kawada Humanoid Robots Get Ready to Take Over Japan

Kawada Humanoid Robots Get Ready to Take Over Japan
Japan’s population is getting older, and they need robots to take care of all of them. This is almost a plot out of Ghost in the Shell: Solid State Society, but it’s actually reality because AIST and Kawada Industries are releasing their new line of humanoid ‘bots, the HRP-4 series.

200lb. Octopus Cake: Cthulhu Would Approve

200lb. Octopus Cake: Cthulhu Would Approve
This crazy looking 200-pound cake looks like an octopus. While I rarely eat any cakes, this gigantic one made me smile, and mutter a prayer to the almighty Cthulhu! Karen Portaleo from Highland Bakery is behind this mammoth cephalopod.

Robotic Grasshoppers Won’T Eat Your Crops

Robotic Grasshoppers Won’T Eat Your Crops
Sometimes I wonder why Japan needs all of these robots. Researchers at the Tokyo Institute of Technology have built a robotic grasshopper. It’s called the Air Hopper and it has four legs that allow it to move around.

Galileo was Wrong, Stop the Press, Don’T Bother Going to School

Galileo was Wrong, Stop the Press, Don’T Bother Going to School
…because according to Robert Sungenis and Robert Bennett, the Church was right – the Earth is the center of the universe. Ho.ly. Crap. In what I still suspect is either a practical joke or an article by The Onion – in other words a practical joke – starting this year there will be an annual Catholic conference on Geocentrism.

111 People Infected With Pac-Man Fever

111 People Infected With Pac-Man Fever
After human Tetris, human Pong, and human Space Invaders, Guillaume Reymond tackles human Pac-Man. It took 111 people over 4 hours to create this stop-motion video. This is part of Reymond’s ongoing Game Over Project and it was shot in a theater in Basel, Switzerland at the end of August 2010.

The Yodeling Radio Man, a “Classic” Robot From the 1930s

The Yodeling Radio Man, a “Classic” Robot From the 1930s
Can you imagine why a robot would need to yodel? I’ve got no idea because yodeling is fricking annoying in my book. Radio Man was featured in the April 1939 issue of Popular Science, and was the Slim Whitman of early android technology.

Male Dance Moves That Attract Women: It’S All in the Neck

Male Dance Moves That Attract Women: It’S All in the Neck
…and the trunk, and the left shoulder, and the left wrist. And the right knee. You got that? Let’s back up a bit and cover the basics first. The study, which I bet was performed in all seriousness, was performed by psychologists and researchers at Northumbria University in the UK.

Is Reddit Bigger Than Digg? [Infographic]

Is Reddit Bigger Than Digg? [Infographic]
There’s a reason why I’ve always liked Reddit better than Digg. Maybe it had to do with how cheeky they are, maybe it’s got to do with the fact that I strongly disliked the whole Digg Mafia thing.

Robots Ready to Take Over Your Home

Robots Ready to Take Over Your Home
Fresh off Nippon News Network, it seems that Japanese robots are ready to invade your home. However, they’re not coming to enslave you and become your robot masters, they’re supposed to make your life easier. At least that’s what they’re saying now.

Pajamas for Baby Tell You if Your Tot is Alive and Well

Pajamas for Baby Tell You if Your Tot is Alive and Well
If you don’t have kids you might think that this new sensor laden pajama for babies is pretty stupid and sounds like some of that wacky crap that we see out of Japan every now and again.

Are Facts Too Confusing? Try Fake Science

Are Facts Too Confusing? Try Fake Science
Are facts too confusing for you? Then you should try out Fake Science. It will answer all of your questions without those pesky, annoying facts that everyone keeps flaunting around. Everything from hiccups to solar power is covered by Fake Science and their crack team of researchers.