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But Why?: Festo's New Jumping Kangaroo Robot

This is a video of Festo's latest robotic creation, a kangaroo (previously: a bird and brain-sucking jellyfish). Why build a robotic kangaroo? That's just it -- there...
April 3, 2014

Jumping Cockroach Can Leap 50x Body-Length

You get down from there this instance! (Instance is the new instant btw) Cockroaches: they don't really bother me. You live with something long enough and you...
December 9, 2011

New And Improved ASIMO Robot Can Run, Jump

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...
November 8, 2011

Next Time, No Chute: A BASE Jumping Robot

Seen here learning the first lesson of BASE jumping (you actually have to jump) the hard way, Paraswift the robot falls from the side of a building....
September 12, 2011

Count Me In: '3-D' Trampoline Dodgeball

This is a video advertising some sports complex's '3-D' trampoline dodgeball court. It looks fun. Maybe not as fun as 3-D trampoline kickball, but that would take...
August 22, 2011

Levitating Girl Natsumi Hayashi

Note: Very worthwhile 16-picture gallery after the jump. This is gallery of photographs by and all featuring Natsumi Hayashi, a Tokyo teenager who takes hundreds of pictures...
August 11, 2011