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  • November 18, 2013
    This is David McCracken's 'Diminish and Ascend', a giant aluminum sculpture that looks like a stairway to heaven. It doesn't actually lead to the pearly gates though, it's just an optical illusion. It's really only 30-feet long and 15-feet high and is perched atop a hill at B... / Continue →
  • November 13, 2013
    Note: Video after the jump is 400% NSFW and should not be viewed by anyone ever. You know what? I'm not even going to post the video, just link to it HERE because that's how wrong it is. Because some people's perversion knows no limits, this is a video demo of an Oculus Rift... / Continue →
  • April 10, 2012
    This is a screencap from a collection of Tweets by idiot morons who didn't know the Titanic disaster was a real event. It scares me to think of what other things these people might not know actually happened and just thought were movie plots. Like World War II for instance. ... / Continue →
  • December 7, 2010
    Because I like depressing the hell out of myself (I've been told it builds character), the top 10 Yahoo! searches of 2010 are, in no a very particular order (read: from 1 to 10) are, drum-roll please: BP Oil Spill World Cup Miley Cyrus Kim Kardashian Lady Gaga iPhone ... / Continue →
  • September 20, 2010
    Note: Terrifying HD-ready video after the jump. Viewer discretion advised. Remember the University of Pennsylvania's quadri-deathcopter? You know, the one that can fly through windows and is learning to pick up bodies? Well it's back and more frightening than ever. Now I k... / Continue →
  • April 19, 2010
    This is a little gallery of what the apocalypse of 2012 is going to look like [editor's note to self: remember to come back and change the date to 2015 if the whole 2012 shit is a bust], courtesy of the recent volcanic eruptions in Iceland. Doesn't look like a very good place ... / Continue →
  • September 16, 2009
    Boston Dynamics, a company best known for heralding the apocalypse with their futuristic death machines, is at it again -- this time manufacturing the Precision Urban Hopper. Most of the time, the shoebox-sized robot - which is being developed for the US military - uses its ... / Continue →
  • July 14, 2009
    Well we've already seen robots that can feed on organic matter, and now, an even scarier one. Wait, does that say chainsaw? Robotic Technology Inc.'s Energetically Autonomous Tactical Robot -- that's right, "EATR" -- "can find, ingest, and extract energy from biomass in the e... / Continue →
  • June 24, 2009
    This is a new report from the future. For you doubters of our potential robotic overlords, I'll accept your apologies now. Also, your wallet. I mean it -- this isn't a damn Slim Jim in my pocket. *snap* Mmmm, so it is. Youtube Thanks to samuel and Viktor T, who traveled... / Continue →
  • June 19, 2009
    Well, we've already featured one rat-brain controlled robot, so why not another? This particular model is controlled via Bluetooth by the neurons from a rat's brain THAT'S KEPT IN A JAR. The video goes on to explain that different rat brains have unique personalities and all ... / Continue →
  • June 17, 2009
    In one of the sickest and twistedest announcements I've read in recent history, programmers attending the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers symposium will attempt to program AI to destroy us all in a game of DEFCON. Part of the symposium is a sort of "Turing Te... / Continue →
  • June 10, 2009
    Nice Japan, a giant freaking Gundam -- I was tired of living anyways. You know, you're really flirting with fire here. Like that time I tried to make out with a candle and almost set my nacho ablaze. To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the mecha anime/manga/toy/video game f... / Continue →
  • May 12, 2009
    This is some really disturbing footage from the German Aerospace Center's Institute of Robotics and Mechtronics (soon be known as a pile of rubble. Minions -- attack!) showing robots beating the ever living hell out of crash test dummies. FOR FUN. WHILE SOME SICKOS LAUGH IN ... / Continue →
  • March 27, 2009
    Just like lions attack in the wild, robots are planning on taking out the weakest of our proverbial herd first. Namely, children and old folks. All thanks to a little service class robot named ApriAttenda, by Toshiba. At just one meter tall, the robot can open doors, handle ... / Continue →
  • March 7, 2009
    This is a little gallery of scary-ass robots that want to kill you so they can mate with your computer. This particular model is called "My Spoon" and was designed to help people with no arms or really sucky arms to eat. As you can see, it's about to choke out Japanese Health... / Continue →
  • February 19, 2009
    How many times do I have to emphasize that I am not kidding about a robot apocalypse? Did the Terminator series teach us nothing besides Arnold Schwarzenegger should run for governor? Now, in a recent report by the US Navy, it has been suggested that robots participating in b... / Continue →
  • January 5, 2009
    Well folks, it's official: VHS is dead. Let your grandparents down easy. And also, try to hint about fumigating their place -- it smells like old people and socks in there. Even though most of us probably thought it was already long gone, its death certificate was signed whe... / Continue →