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  • October 6, 2011
    Seen here looking suspiciously like the silhouette of Bat Boy wielding a Green Lantern power ring to return to the Matrix or some shit, a drawing of a monkey plays with his virtual arm. Because monkeys can do that now. They've always wanted to, and now they actually can. *do... / Continue →
  • July 18, 2011
    Seen here about to untenure a professor, a robotic arm swings its "lightsaber" during a demonstration of its sword-tracking capabilities. FINIIIIIIIIIIIISH HIM!! "Whoa whoa whoa -- the old man or the robot?!" Huh? Sorry, I was watching my dog pluck the eyes out of a stuff... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2010
    If I lost an arm I can't say I'd run out to have the thing replaced with a tentacle. That's just asking for people to stare (and children to run screaming). No, I'd opt for a laser cannon before anything else. You know, or a plastic cutlass if times are tough. Still, maybe ... / Continue →
  • July 22, 2010
    Want to pretend you're a giant robot? I will f***ing kill you. But if you're determined to die by my hand go ahead and pick up a pair of $85 Giant Cardboard Robot Arms from Etsy seller giantcardboardrobot, then give me a call. I'll be waiting drinking. Arm yourself with gia... / Continue →
  • March 5, 2010
    This is a video showing how, by mapping the sound your arm makes when you tap it with a finger, you can turn your whole arm into a touchscreen. A long, hairy touchscreen. We present Skinput, a technology that appropriates the human body for acoustic transmission, allowing the... / Continue →
  • December 3, 2009
    Pierpaolo Petruzziello lost his arm in a car crash and recently had a robotic prosthesis successfully attached to the nub which allows him to control the device with thought. He can also feel sensations in the arm because they implanted electrodes in his remaining arm and tied... / Continue →
  • November 3, 2009
    I say yes, but Jack Conrad, a vertebrate paleontologist at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, is arguing otherwise. Don't act like you know dinosaurs. I KNOW DINOSAURS! "Doesn't matter," Conrad says. "There's no chance that any human alive could win." The T. ... / Continue →
  • July 31, 2009
    This is a video of a bunch of different robotic hands showing how dexterous they are at bouncing balls, gripping things, throwing things, catching things and a bunch of other fun stuff robots shouldn't be allowed to do. I mean, what is this, robot gym class? Next thing you kn... / Continue →
  • February 16, 2009
    A Gizmodo reader by the name of Kevin sent them this picture of his pasty arm. I got this tattoo about 8 months ago. I believe it perfectly sums up my feelings towards George [Lucas]. I love Star Wars, but I wish George would retire and leave the series in better hands. Just... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2009
    The currently conceptual 'Immaculate' prosthetic was designed by Hans Alexander Huseklepp and looks like a robot's arm. Am I running? No, but I am typing this standing up. The concept "immaculate" from Hans Alexander Huseklepp explores the idea of turning a handicap into a h... / Continue →
  • January 20, 2009
    Evan Reynolds, 19, got his hand and part of his arm ripped off in a car accident and has since been fitted with an i-LIMB, a robotic hand developed by an Apple/Star Wars fanboy. The i-Limb was developed by a Scottish company, Touch Bionics, and has won awards for its innovativ... / Continue →
  • January 3, 2009
    This is a video of a deep-sea (770-meters to be exact) siphonophore doing its thing. What the f*** is a siphonophore? ...an eerily fantastic creature that appears to be a single, large organism, but which is actually a colony of numerous individual jellyfish-like animals th... / Continue →
  • November 28, 2008
    An underwater rover operated by Shell oil company caught some video of a rare Magnapinna (attractive metal penis) squid a mile and half down. And the squishy bastard has elbowed tentacles! WTF! And also, nigiri. Mmmm. Two more pictures (one old) after the jump, horrible on... / Continue →
  • April 16, 2008
    Tresling is a combination of Tetris and arm wrestling. You have a button to push with your free hand that rotates your tetrads, but you have to beat your opponent's arm against a sensor in order to move it in one direction (and against your own sensor to move it in the opposit... / Continue →
  • August 22, 2007
    "Arm Spirit", a Japanese arm wrestling video game, has been responsible for breaking 3 arms during its brief release in Japan. Atlus Company (the manufacturer), which had 150 machines in arcades, backs up their game, but is pulling it as "a precaution". Spokeswoman Ayano Sakiy... / Continue →