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  • June 19, 2014
    Retroactive warning: Spider eating fish picture. In news that makes Nemo very sad for his freshwater friends, scientists have confirmed at least 18 different species of spiders found all around the world that kill and eat fish. Would you split a sushi dinner with a spider? I... / Continue →
  • October 17, 2013
    This is a synthetic practice tattoo hand made by A Pound of Flesh and tattooed with a Zelda theme by Inkaholics Anonymous tattoo artist Brandon Roberts. You can actually buy this hand for $120 if you're interested, and Brandon plans to make a Ganon themed version in the near f... / Continue →
  • February 4, 2013
    This is a video of a sign-flipping robot employed by a Little Caesar's franchise in Tacoma, Washington. Except he's not so much of a sign-flipper as he is a sign-wiggler. Also, I like how they have him chained to a tree in anticipation of some college frat stealing him for th... / Continue →
  • August 31, 2012
    Scientists at Harvard University have created a cyborg tissue consisting of lab-grown flesh embedded with nano-wires that has the same "sensing" properties as human skin. This is all going to end very poorly. Probably with an army of cyborgs that look human. 'Ultimately, thi... / Continue →
  • June 28, 2012
    This is a series of creepy face and hand paintings by Choo-San, who obviously has zero regard for me sleeping at night. Call me sensitive, but-- "You're a sissy." You know what? For the sake of making your life a passive-agressive hell for the next week, I'm just gonna prete... / Continue →
  • May 17, 2012
    In a heartbreaking new discovery, scientists studying the fossilized remains of a pliosaurus (a marine reptile, not actually a traditional dino) found evidence of a degenerative bone condition similar to modern arthritis. Wow -- first arthritis, then mass extinction? *shaking... / Continue →
  • April 12, 2012
    This is a video featuring the latest advancement in DARPA's humanoid robots: the ability to navigate stairs. They already know how to push elevator buttons, so basically they can go anywhere they want now. That's why there aren't any stairs in my house -- only fireman's poles... / Continue →
  • March 28, 2012
    Seen here preparing to leap on top of a building, Boston Dynamics' latest robotic killer, the Sand Flea (the evolutionary decedent of their Precision Urban Hopper), looks to gain entrance to a building from above. Note to self: keep a fire going in the fireplace at all times. ... / Continue →
  • March 6, 2012
    To test the security of a new electronic voting system for absentee ballots, the DC School Board decided to invite hackers to attempt to compromise the system before it went into use. SURPRISE! -- it got hacked the shit out of and Bender won. *shaking fist* CURSE YOU, SKYNET... / Continue →
  • September 2, 2011
    Damn bro those fangs are GREEN -- it's called Crest, it comes in a tube. Because science has basically devolved into trying ANYTHING, researchers at Stanford University have discovered that injecting old mice with the blood of young mice has a rejuvenating effect on the old-ti... / Continue →
  • August 16, 2011
    The Swarmanoid is an autonomous group of robots, each with their own particular skills and mode of transport, that communicate and work together to accomplish a task. In this case, to retrieve a book from a bookshelf. In the future, to destroy humanity and claim the earth fo... / Continue →
  • July 6, 2011
    Because if there's one thing my life's been missing, it's direction people I went to middle school with, bored out of their f***ing minds and deciding to video-chat me to catch up on the past 18 years. Thankfully, Facebook now has a video-calling option. I swear, I am like, f... / Continue →
  • June 3, 2011
    Did I say jiggling? Because I meant juggling. I'm just not gonna change the headline because I figured the sensationalism might attract some more traffic. "Like opening a nudey bar at the mall?" Exactly like opening a nudey bar at the mall. This is a robot that can juggle ... / Continue →
  • April 20, 2011
    According to the Terminator franchise, specifically The Sarah Conner Chronicles (which I see no reason not to believe), Skynet went live last night, April 19th, 2011, at 8:11 PM, and Judgement Day will proceed tomorrow (April 21st). Wow, what an awesome 4/20 this turned out to... / Continue →
  • April 6, 2011
    Seen here with their human doppelgangers (standing), a group of Geminoid robots telepathically plot the deaths of their caretakers so they can take over their lives and herald the rise of the machines. I don't know about you, but I, for one, do NOT welcome our new robotic over... / Continue →
  • February 25, 2011
    Remember BigDog from Boston Dynamics? Ha, how could you forget, it haunts our dreams at night (well at least mine anyways). And now the creators have been awarded a grant from DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) to build 'Cheetah', a smaller, faster-than-human v... / Continue →
  • January 19, 2011
    This is a disturbing video of a team of autonomous quadrocopters building some sort of tower on their own. It appears be some kind of temple. Huh? YES "OF DOOM" WHAT OTHER KIND OF TEMPLE ARE AUTONOMOUS FLYING ROBOTS GONNA BUILD, DUMMY?! The GRASP Lab quadrocopters were impr... / Continue →
  • January 14, 2011
    Seen here getting eye-f***ed by Ken Jennings, IBM's supercomputer 'Watson' beat the two most successful Jeopardy contestants to date (Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter) during a practice round before today's taping of the official showdown airing February 14th. Move over butthole-s... / Continue →
  • November 2, 2010
    According to a recent study that took both the potential harm to the drug user, as well as others/society into consideration, it turns out alcohol is the most harmful drug, even above crack and heroin. Woopsie. Of course, the study was conducted by a one Professor Nutt, effec... / Continue →
  • November 1, 2010
    You know, I've been so busy preparing for the robot apocalypse that I might have overlooked the possibility (and severity) of a giant insect apocalypse. Put on your beekeeper's suit and grab a flamethrower, we've got some legs to torch. As many readers will doubtless be aware... / Continue →