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  • July 13, 2009
    Finally, some good news. Thanks to the current global economic crisis, many robots in Japan are finding themselves out of work. And, hopefully, oil. Rust and die you dirty bastards! Japan's legions of robots, the world's largest fleet of mechanized workers, are being idled ... / Continue →
  • March 5, 2009
    I just don't get it -- why take the chance? What's wrong with paying some pimply adolescent $6/hour to serve ice cream? You have to look at his ugly face, that's what. Still, I want the record to show that I am anti-robotic ice cream server. These Kuka industrial robots w... / Continue →
  • December 12, 2008
    Africa -- who's coming with me? Hit the jump for two more graphics I didn't bother looking at because I'm too busy throwing clothes in a suitcase.... / Continue →
  • June 30, 2008
    Remember the kid that built that wooden bike awhile ago? That thing was sweet and made from trees. And so is this one. Phil Bridge is a 21-year old Industrial Design student that developed a cardboard bicycle. The idea is to make bikes so cheap that nobody will be put off b... / Continue →
  • May 27, 2008
    The $7,500 Thermal Imaging Camera from Fluke combines "both a visible light digital image with an infrared one, producing a single view that lets you get an immediate visual temperature may of whatever you aim it at." It was designed primarily for an industrial work environmen... / Continue →
  • December 20, 2007
    Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) named the year's best robots, and first place went to a two-armed robot made by Fanuc that's equipped with a visual tracking system and works in food and drug manufacturing lines. That video above is of the quick bastard i... / Continue →