climbing

NO NO NO: Cloth-Climbing Robotic Cockroach

You know what's a good idea? Looking both ways before crossing a street. You know what's a terrible idea? Developing a robotic cockroach that can climb up...
October 11, 2011

But Why?: Mount Everest Gets A 3G Network

Mount Everest, which I have climbed many times in the past (several times carrying an injured Yeti to their sacred temple), now has a 3G network for...
October 29, 2010

Evading The Red Army: Russian Freerunning

Not to be outdone by wicked sickness that is ninja boy, this is an older video of some wicked Russian freerunning/climbing. It's pretty impressive and if I...
June 8, 2009

Oh Great, Now There's A LittleDog Too

Remember when Boston Dynamics heralded the robot apocalypse with the creation of the BigDog? Well now the uncaring bastards have made a LittleDog too. You know, one...
August 12, 2008

Uh-Oh: Robot Can Climb Almost Any Surface

Similar to this climbing robot, but 100% absolutely nothing like it, comes this agile bastard. The as-yet-unnamed robot uses electro-adhesion to cling to the wall, generating electrostatic...
May 21, 2008