"Dammit, GW, spiders have eight legs." YOU SHUT UP.
This is SAMSA II, a hexapod robot built by Uruguayan Geekologie Reader pabloxid. Why he decided to send me a video of the thing I have no idea, but I assume it has something to do with luring me to Uruguay to rough him up a bit only to fall into some sort of robotic trap and get my nuts tampered with for awhile. NO THANKS. That said, I was too afraid to watch this thing alone so I made my ladyfriend watch it with me (who hates robots almost as much as I do and spiders even more) and she started beating laptop's monitor with a rolled up magazine. WTF, GIRL?! STOP DILLY-DALLYIN' AND USE YOUR FLIP-FLOP!
Hit the jump for the arachnaboticphobia in action.
This is a series of baby dolls customized by eBay seller artfulbabies to look like newborn Harry Potter characters. In case you couldn't tell because you don't even know like a single magic spell, the burn-it-with-fire demon spawn here is Lord Voldemort. The rest of them aren... / Continue →
In news that can only be described as bad, a group of autonomous quadrocopters at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology have successfully built a 20-foot tower out of foam blocks. *adding Switzerland to shit list* Neutral my ass! But seriously, I want you to think about ... / Continue →
Because there's absolutely zero reason to, scientists have now developed an iCub robot baby that can crawl. I'm...pretty sure my little sister already had a crawling babydoll growing up. And -- AND -- an underbite. *phone ringing* Becky? Oh come on -- it was cute in an u... / Continue →