Robots, as you should very well know, are heartless killers just waiting for the opportune time to cut off our fresh water supply. And this is one that folds laundry (great tie-in GW!). Slooooooowly. This is a video of the beast folding five previously-unseen towels of various sizes. Impressive, no? NO -- BECAUSE THE 2 MINUTE VIDEO IS SPED UP 50x! It took that piece of shit an hour and 40 minutes to fold five towels! My child laborers A normal person could do over 500 in that time!
Hit the jump for two videos, including one of it folding a single towel in a scant 30 minutes.
Paper that folds itself: knowing the Japanese, it's probably what they had in mind when they invented origami BUT I DON'T LIKE IT. This is a demonstration of a sheet folding itself into a boat, then a plane. MAKE UP YOUR MIND, DECEPTICON!
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iRobot, a diabolical company best known for convincing millions of housewives to allow rug-munching robots into their homes, has now developed an air-filled shape-shifting robot that will climb into your bed and smother you while you sleep.
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This is a new report from the future. For you doubters of our potential robotic overlords, I'll accept your apologies now. Also, your wallet. I mean it -- this isn't a damn Slim Jim in my pocket. *snap* Mmmm, so it is.
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