This is a robotic hand created by the folks at the University of Tokyo's Ishikawa Oku Lab that never loses at paper-rock-scissors. How? By reading your hand then responding with the winning gesture in less than a millisecond. Whatever, I could still beat it. Ready? One, two, three, shoot! Damn, he got me. Best two out of three. *lops robot's fingers off with bolt-cutters* Haha -- now he's always rock! Ready? One, two, three, shoot! "Dammit GW, you choose scissors." Man, he's GOOD.
Hit the jump for a video demo of the we should just choose straws anyways.
Thanks to Inspector G, LostBoyGoonie and Bachmann, who agree the best way to win at paper-rock-scissors is to always choose dynamite.
Researchers at the University of Virgina (dammit, Wahoos!) have built a robot that mimics the swimming movement of a manta ray. Why? No GOOD reason, I can tell you that right now. Also, who killed Kennedy. Two words: the Russians. "Nope." Space aliens? "Now you're just g... / Continue →
Seen here shooting straight for the nuts, a robot designed to create and climb creases in fabric crawls up a man's pant leg. Don't worry though, I'm sure the robot's inventors created the thing out of necessity and not just for no reason.
Its creators say that Clothbot could ... / Continue →
This is a video of Kåre "Zenta" Halvorsen's MorpHex hexapod robot. It has six legs and can morph into a ball and a couple other shapes. The only things it's missing from the ones in my nightmares are machine guns and a loudspeaker constantly blaring 'RESISTANCE IS FUTILE, FLE... / Continue →