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  • April 25, 2014
    US President Obama recently traveled to Japan (presumably to stock up on Manga and novelty snack foods) and met some of the country's latest in robot technology. Specifically, Honda's ASIMO, which he played soccer with before calling it scary. Which it is, so regardless of yo... / Continue →
  • April 22, 2014
    One cyanide or two? This is a short video of Honda demoing the latest version of their ASIMO (Advanced Step in Innovative MObility) humanoid robot. Asimo was first introduced in 2000, and has since undergone a series of upgrades that make him less likely to fall up and down s... / Continue →
  • November 7, 2013
    This is a commercial for Honda's CR-V filled with a bunch of optical illusions. Because that's how you get people to trust your company -- by tricking them. Now how am I suppose to know this alleged safety record of yours isn't just an illusion? It's all fun and games until ... / Continue →
  • November 8, 2011
    Seen here preventing an invisible giant's balls from touching the floor, Honda's ASIMO robot has undergone a series of upgrades, making him lighter, faster, and more autonomous (not to mention less likely to fall up and down stairs). Wonderful news in the middle of a site upgr... / Continue →
  • April 13, 2010
    Honda, in their unending quest to weaken the human population to the point where we can't even run when they release the robots, has developed the U3-X, a personal mobility device that will allow our legs to atrophy even quicker. Nice try, Honda, but I'm writing this post from... / Continue →
  • April 1, 2009
    The Honda Research Institute Japan, along with ATR and Shimadzu Corporation (all of whom can expect threatening letters from yours truly) has developed a system that makes it possible to control robots with your thoughts alone. Wow, this doesn't sound scary at all. The tech... / Continue →
  • January 20, 2009
    One day Dale Lyle got a speeding ticket in the mail issued by one of those automatic ticketing cameras. It claimed he was doing 98MPH in his 14-year old Honda Civic, a car he insisted could only do 85MPH max on a downhill slope with a tailwind. So what did he do? He did what... / Continue →
  • November 7, 2008
    Honda's taking another stab at the growing assisted walking market (that's a market!?), this time with what appears to be a robot that hides between your legs and pokes you in the genitals. The device will supporting a portion of user's body weight whether they're crouching,... / Continue →
  • May 14, 2008
    To calm your shaking nerves after that last prophetic post, I've decided to put up a less fear-inspiring robot feature. The last time we saw Honda's ASIMO here on Geekologie all he could do was fall up and down stairs (NOTE: you must watch those, it'll make you feel like we st... / Continue →
  • February 14, 2008
    Mike Turner pimped out his 15 year old Civic with lots of what appears to be Bondo, molded cardboard and duct tape to create the AeroCivic. It has a drag coefficient of 0.17 (the new Honda Civic hybrid is around a 0.27) and gets 95 MPG when "driving at a constant speed from 30... / Continue →