The robot arms you see in most factories have a limited reach and they weigh several tons. The Giacometti Arm, however, can reach much further and extend over 65-feet. This is likely the longest robot arm ever.
Stephen King’s IT offered up some truly terrifying moments, both in its 1990 TV miniseries run and its 2017 movie incarnation. While Pennywise the clown is super creepy, you might not want to have his head sitting on your desk every day.
If Thanos had started off as a clown performing at a kid’s birthday party, this is the Infinity Gauntlet we would have seen – right before he turned half the kids to dust. It’s a pretty cool work of balloon art actually.
These days, all kinds of desktop playthings take advantage of magnetic levitation, from speakers, to gadget chargers, to clocks. Now, you can have your own personal hot air balloon that uses magnets, not hot air to float.
When you think about lighting fixtures, it’s pretty typical that they’re made out of some kind of rigid form. But this unusual light is actually made like a balloon. It’s sort of like that inflatable autopilot in the movie Airplane!,
Comic book covers are an amazing artform. They can be done in so many styles. Sometimes they are paintings, other times they are finely-detailed color pen and ink panels, but one thing I have never seen on a comic cover are balloon sculptures.
Remember the Inflatable Irish Pub from a last year? Well, the makers of that pop-up booze station are getting set to bring us an Inflatable Moe’s Tavern! You could always find some look-alikes and populate this bar yourself for an authentic experience.
Normally, humanoid robots creep me out a bit, but Ballu doesn’t. I mean it’s hard to be scared of something that reminds me more than a little of those junky balloon toys with feet KFC used to give out in the ’80s.
So everyone else in your neighborhood is starting to put up their Christmas trees. Why be just like everyone else? Skip the tree this year, and go for an giant inflatable unicorn. Heck, you don’t even need a tree topper with that horn.
During a recent typhoon in China, residents greeted the day with an unreal sight. A huge moon rolled over pedestrians and drivers, who all no doubt spotted it and at first said, “That’s no moon!” before being swallowed up by it’s cratered face.
Instructables employee DJ aka Aleator777 – the genius behind the Apple II and retro phone watches – recently promoted the Intel Edison by creating the Miniature Autonomous Blimp. This brainy balloon can stay afloat and avoid obstacles on its own.
We once ran into a clown at Walmart who looked suitably creepy. Naturally, my kids had to have a balloon animal something or other. We ended up with a sword and a pink poodle – and you had to use a lot of imagination to see either object.
DARPA has funded the development of all kinds of crazy killer robots and some of them are pretty impressive, but as far as doing delicate tasks, we are still at the point where they work best if a human is controlling them.
If you need to build up your army on the cheap, or you know, just make it look like you have an army, just buy some inflatable tanks. The size and color scheme of these tanks give them a very realistic look.
Despite his ability to kick butt, I’ve never feared Yoda. But if I saw this Yoda head hot air balloon filling the sky near me, I think I would wet my pants. He looks pretty scary, just hanging in the air, judging humanity.