This is a video of X2 (who looks suspiciously like the illegitimate buttchild of Johnny 5 and WALL-E), an AUTONOMOUS robot built from a LEGO Mindstorms NXT set that can climb and descend stairs on it's own. We aren't even safe upstairs anymore! Do I have your attention now? Good, I'm the world's greatest lover. But that's not the point. The point is -- wait -- no that was the point. The lovemakin': I'm good at it. Just thought you should know in case you're writing my biography. Also, put something in there about how I once tamed a volcano with my sexual prowess. WHICH I DID DO. Didn't I, Mount St. Helens? I lava you.
Hit the jump for a 4-minute video that you should really only watch 30-seconds of.
If I'm in the hospital the last thing I wanna see is a bunch of robots running around. I'd probably assume I've died and gone to hell. AND I AIN'T GOIN' OUT LIKE THAT.
A hospital in Scotland is to become the first in the UK to use a fleet of robots to carry out day-to-day ta... / Continue →
Listen printer: if you even think about initiating a robot uprising I'll pull your plug and beat you with the cord so badly you'll wish you never learned to collate. Stop laughing, fax machine -- I'll paper jam your ass till you're drunk-dialing sex lines begging for mercy.
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This is a robot that balances itself on top of a ball. Impressive, but I've seen a clown at the circus do the same thing while juggling. Plus I winged a handful of peanuts at him.
Dr. Masaaki Kumagai, director of the Robot Development Engineering Laboratory at Tohoku Gakuin ... / Continue →