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  • October 24, 2013
    This is a video from a recent warfare related tech show where companies came to show off their latest robotic killing machines with the hopes the Army will buy them. This is a little tank robot with a MG-240 machine gun mount that can accurately hit targets from 150-meters. T... / Continue →
  • June 7, 2012
    On the left, a picture of port Ohara in Isumi City, Japan last week. On the right, a picture of the port this week, with bonus 200 tons of dead sardines washed ashore. Now I'm not saying Spongebob didn't make Poseidon's Crabby Patty the way he likes it, but you know how he ge... / Continue →
  • October 9, 2011
    Because what could be better than a bunch of unmanned flying death machines getting infected with a a computer virus, a bunch of unmanned flying death machines have been infected with a computer virus. *crosses fingers for something terminal* The virus, first reported by Wire... / Continue →
  • August 18, 2011
    Note to self: learn how to ride a bike. The last time we saw MABEL the running robot she was tripping and falling all over herself while I cheered and fist-bumped my laptop. Aaaaaaaaand now she can run at 6.8 miles an hour. That's less than 9-minute miles. "I could run fast... / Continue →
  • August 17, 2011
    Because we don't already have enough terrifying things to worry about killing us (I'm looking at you, champagne corks!), you can officially add 'brain-eating amoebas' to the long list of shit to be scared of. Wonderful, just wonderful. *absentmindedly tonguing cyanide capsule... / Continue →
  • July 28, 2011
    Combing the power of swarm-bots and quadrocopters -- what could possibly go wrong? SPOILER: For humanity? Everything. And now autonomous swarm-bots are capable of producing a mobile landing platform for quadrocopters with no communication with each other or the copter. WTF!... / Continue →
  • July 12, 2011
    isplay: inline;"> Seen here looking like your wiener's worst DO NOT WANT nightmare, a scientist holds a petri dish containing a new strain of gonorrhea-causing bacteria that's antibiotic resistant. What the -- stop being so cavalier with that shit and put some f***ing gloves o... / Continue →
  • February 17, 2011
    Well folks, the IBM Jeopardy Challenge is over and humanity lost. After an intense three-day battle pitting human knowledge vs. an IBM supercomputer, Brian Rutter and Ken Jennings got smoked, and Ken posted this shameful message under his answer question during Final Jeopardy.... / 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 →
  • November 17, 2010
    Bill Nye is the bee's knees. He's interesting and he knows science. What he doesn't know is pain or proper medical procedures, which is why he got up and finished his speech after fainting on stage during a presentation at USC last night. GOD, WHY DIDN'T ANYBODY TELL ME -- I... / Continue →
  • November 8, 2010
    The last thing I need is any more children running around. Shoot, I don't even want any more children laying around. Enter a recent study published in the Fertility and Sterility journal about laptops cooking dudes' nuts. *high-five* I WAS MADE TO BE A BLOGGER DAMMIT, NOT A... / Continue →
  • October 5, 2010
    Note: Slightly larger version HERE for those of you with eyes in the back of your head that have to use a mirror to see the monitor. Will you survive the zombie apocalypse? I dunno, I guess it depends on what kind of zombies you're dealing with. Because I'm gonna be honest... / Continue →
  • September 9, 2010
    FUUUUUUUUUUUUU -- I got a toss-up between a universal remote and scented candle. Well -- what did you get? And more importantly, can I have half? Thanks to Bullwinkle, who once fought off a zombie horde with nothing but a talking squirrel. ... / Continue →
  • August 27, 2010
    Seen here practicing its pews, an unmanned robotic death & destruction copter went rogue while flying around Washington DC. I suspect it was coming to my old apartment. Thank God I never forwarded my mail! A software error, combined with an unfortunate user action, led to a ... / Continue →
  • August 16, 2010
    Seen here looking like a sad-ass Charlie Brown, the blobfish may very well be on its way to extinction. And not just because he needs to get those spots on his lips looked at by a medical professional, but I warned him that blowfish had blown the whole reef. The depths at whi... / Continue →
  • August 4, 2010
    This is a video of X2 (who looks suspiciously like the illegitimate buttchild of Johnny 5 and WALL-E), an AUTONOMOUS robot built from a LEGO Mindstorms NXT set that can climb and descend stairs on it's own. We aren't even safe upstairs anymore! Do I have your attention now? ... / Continue →
  • July 23, 2010
    Barbie Video Girl is a new $50 doll with integrated video camera so girls can make movies of themselves playing in their bedrooms from Barbie's point of view. This is going to end badly. You dun goofed, Mattel! The Barbie Video Girl Doll ($50, Mattel, for ages 6 and up) look... / Continue →
  • June 24, 2010
    Note: This picture is small and I had to crop it click HERE to see the sadness in depressing high-resolution. This is a shot of a wave crashing in Orange Beach, Alabama. As you can see, it looks like absolute crap, which really got me thinking: there's probably a lot of whale... / Continue →
  • June 21, 2010
    If I'm in the hospital the last thing I wanna see is a bunch of robots running around. I'd probably assume I've died and gone to hell. AND I AIN'T GOIN' OUT LIKE THAT. A hospital in Scotland is to become the first in the UK to use a fleet of robots to carry out day-to-day ta... / Continue →
  • June 15, 2010
    Japan, Japan, Japan -- what are we gonna do with you? KNOCK IT OFF WITH ALL THE ROBOTS ALREADY! You're giving me butt ulcers. Japanese researchers created a baby robot designed to simulate the behavior and development of a real infant in an effort to better understand how hu... / Continue →