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  • May 20, 2013
    This is a video of a couple zombies impressively parkouring around a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Obviously, if real zombies turn out to be this nimble, everyone's getting their brains eaten. Except me. I'm throwing myself into a volcano like that little troll at the end of L... / Continue →
  • February 12, 2013
    A hacker in Montana (apparently they exist) is being blamed for compromising the local emergency alert system and broadcasting on KRTV and the CW that there have been reports of undead bodies rising from the grave. They weren't though, it was just a hoax. Or -- or -- DID it a... / Continue →
  • January 9, 2013
    Hooray, a new recruit! Remember when Cambridge University announced they were opening The Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, a think-tank designed to help prevent, among other things, a future robotic apocalypse? Well famed brainiac Stephen Hawking has just joined the ... / Continue →
  • December 20, 2012
    Hexapod robots: they're no good. Qaudrocopters: they're no good. Put them together and what do you get? 40-times the no good (robots breed exponentially -- think rabbits, but nothing you'd ever want to see a magician pull out of a hat). This is the Hexapod Quadrocopter (whi... / Continue →
  • December 14, 2012
    Nice shoes brobro, you see those at the store and fall in love with them? See -- LOL. This is Kenshiro. Kenshiro is a robot with a human skeleton and muscles. I'm not sure WHOSE skeleton and muscles, but you better believe I'm unchecking the organ donor box on my driver's l... / Continue →
  • December 10, 2012
    This is a video of pigeon-hunting catfish in the shallows of the River Tarn in Southwestern France. Basically the 1 - 1.5-meter (~3 - 5-foot) long European Catfish throw themselves onto land when they sense a bird nearby, then wriggle themselves back into the water to swallow ... / Continue →
  • November 26, 2012
    The Centre for the Study of Existential Risk is scheduled to open at Cambridge University and evaluate the risk of us all dying at the hands of killer robots with lasers for eyes and razor blades for hands. Plus other threats like climate change. Pfft -- if it can't shoot or ... / Continue →
  • November 7, 2012
    This is a series of corporate logos reimagined by artist Ben Fellowes with a zombie apocalypse theme. That doesn't make a lot of sense, but I've learned to not ask questions about these things. Mostly because the one time I did ask a question the dude kneed me in the balls. ... / Continue →
  • October 25, 2012
    Seen here begging for a powerful burning laser to the crotch, DARPA's Pet-Proto (with sweet lighting effects) navigates a hole in the ground filled with rubber lizards. But that's not all it can do -- at the beginning of the video it also tackles a VERY high stair. So if you ... / Continue →
  • August 10, 2012
    Nooooooo, not my Ariel! This is a small series of zombified Disney princesses from Thai artist Witit Karpkraikaew, whose name may have been chosen by someone slamming their head into a keyboard. Wait -- so there are zombie merpeople now too? Because that's just wonderful. ... / Continue →
  • March 1, 2012
    This is an actual photograph taken by Hector Siliezar at the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza. As you can see, the Mayan's communication lasers have already begun sending signals to the mothership to destroy earth. Well -- it's been real, folks. Reaaaally disappointing. Of the... / Continue →
  • October 3, 2011
    A citywide series of interconnected sensors, all run by a central operating system: the future? Not one I want to live in. I just want to live on a tropical island beach and surf everyday. Oooooor get drunk and lure mermaids onto the beach with my sandcastles. Hey, HEY ARIE... / Continue →
  • June 18, 2010
    Is that an axe on your back or are you just happy to see me? Does this count as a concealed weapon if I'm wearing a Members Only jacket over it? When you're not braining zombies you don't want to have to carry your axe around by hand, do you? You need to keep those free for ... / Continue →
  • May 17, 2010
    Listen printer: if you even think about initiating a robot uprising I'll pull your plug and beat you with the cord so badly you'll wish you never learned to collate. Stop laughing, fax machine -- I'll paper jam your ass till you're drunk-dialing sex lines begging for mercy. P... / Continue →
  • September 17, 2009
    Tired of shooting at the same boring silhouettes when you're getting your gun on? Well why not prepare for the imminent zombie apocalypse and get your pew on at the same time with these zombie-themed shooting targets? Full color Zombie Poster Targets. Designed for fun at th... / 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 →
  • August 20, 2009
    In an experiment that shouldn't surprise anybody with half a brain that sleeps with a giant robot-burning laser under their pillow, scientists have shown that robots have the ability to evolve and lie. And this is to one another -- imagine what they'd tell a human! Also, this... / Continue →
  • August 3, 2009
    Nice one, Toyota -- a running humanoid robot. Because that's just what we need. Please God tell me that's actually a person in a robot costume. [The video] from Toyota demonstrates the running capabilities of the new humanoid robot. The robot takes a step every 340ms and has... / 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 →
  • July 10, 2009
    There will come a time when we all have to wear spraypainted cardboard box robot costumes to prevent detection and subsequent elimination by our mechanical overlords. And we're gonna need names too, just in case we get sucked into a conversation with one of those chatty metall... / Continue →