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What Is My Purpose? You Spray Kitties.

What Is My Purpose? You Spray Kitties.
Every cat owner knows that cats love to get up on your countertops. Some are downright hard to train. My cats keep doing it and we have tried everything. CatNani may be able to help. It…

Open a World of Technological Possibilities with Arduino

Open a World of Technological Possibilities with Arduino
Arduino is taken the open-source hardware and software community by storm, and it’s on the forefront of bringing electronics prototyping into the home – letting you build complex communication systems between electronic devices. It’s easy to …
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Planar Elliptical Runner Robot Can Run Faster Than You Can

Planar Elliptical Runner Robot Can Run Faster Than You Can
As humans are getting fatter and lazier in general, robots are learning to run faster and faster. Does this concern anyone else? No? Just me? Stay in shape if you want to outrun the robots of…

This Pizza Box Robot Shoots a Laser in Your Eye

This Pizza Box Robot Shoots a Laser in Your Eye
“You’ll shoot your eye out kid!” That’s what someone should have told this kid. Northern Arizona University student and programmer Michael Reeves has built a sophisticated pizza box robot – one that uses a camera and…

Check out These Remote-Controlled Star Wars Mouse Droids

Check out These Remote-Controlled Star Wars Mouse Droids
While attending WonderCon 2017 in Anaheim, Norman Chan of Tested talked with Mike Senna and Michael McMaster about their custom built Mouse Droids. In case you don’t remember, Mouse Droids are known for roaming the halls…

Tarzan Robot Will Swing over Crops

Tarzan Robot Will Swing over Crops
Some farmers are already using drones to monitor their crops, but researchers from Georgia Tech think they have a better solution. They have created a robot inspired by the sloth and named it Tarzan, after the…

Giant Robot Battle Going Down this August!

Giant Robot Battle Going Down this August!
Remember last summer when some robot builders from America challenged robot builders from Japan? Well the Japanese accepted that challenge, and the robot battle is now scheduled for sometime this August. I’ll be watching this robot…

Domino’s Now Delivering Pizza by Robot in Europe

Domino’s Now Delivering Pizza by Robot in Europe
Domino’s pizza continues its world domination of the pizza delivery business, by unleashing a new set of pizza delivery drones. This time it is happening in Germany and the Netherlands. The company is using autonomous rovers…

The Octopus Gripper Robot Is Bendy and Mindbendy

The Octopus Gripper Robot Is Bendy and Mindbendy
German industrial automation company Festo has another creepy creature to add to its menagerie. The Octopus Gripper. The origin of Doctor Octopus, Spider-Man’s foe, is right here people. Octopus tentacles are a “muscular hydrostat,” like your…

Little Girl’s Robot Pal is Alas, Nothing but a Water Heater

Little Girl’s Robot Pal is Alas, Nothing but a Water Heater
Little kids can be both annoying and adorable. With two kids I can tell you this from experience. Sometimes they really are like tiny drunk adults with some of the things they do and say. This…

Adam Savage Ogles Ghost in the Shell’s Incredible Robot Skeleton

Adam Savage Ogles Ghost in the Shell’s Incredible Robot Skeleton
Adam Savage might not be on Mythbusters anymore, but you can still watch him on YouTube on Tested. On the latest episode of the series, Savage goes to practical effects shop Weta Workshop to check out…

Burger-Flipping Robot: Bot’s Burgers

Burger-Flipping Robot: Bot’s Burgers
This specialty robot from from Miso Robotics is ready to put fast food workers out business and it does not care. It’s called “Flippy,” and it’s basically a smaller and more dexterous version of a typical…

Arpeggio Robotic Piano Player Tickles the Ivories

Arpeggio Robotic Piano Player Tickles the Ivories
Arpeggio is an impressive self-driven robotic player piano system developed by Nick Morris of Majestic Pianoworks. This robot performs at a virtuoso level and it actually does so while sitting at the piano, just like a…

Robots Now Wearing Human Skin: It Puts the Lotion on!

Robots Now Wearing Human Skin: It Puts the Lotion on!
So this is happening. Biochemical researchers Pierre-Alexis Mouthuy and Andrew Carr at The University Of Oxford in England want to start growing skin and muscle tissues onto robots before transplanting them to humans. What could possibly…

Robot Simulates Donald Trump’s Weird Handshake

Robot Simulates Donald Trump’s Weird Handshake
Everyone knows that Donald Trump has a powerful handshake. But have you ever asked yourself how you would deal with such a handshake if you encountered the President? Useless Duck Company has and they came up…

MIT Develops Transparent Hydrogel Robots That Can Catch Fish

MIT Develops Transparent Hydrogel Robots That Can Catch Fish
Hey look. Robots are playing that claw game – and fish are the prize. Yes, MIT engineers have developed transparent hydrogel robots that are fast and strong enough to capture living fish. It’s cool, but also …
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