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  • March 19, 2013
    Because building our future killers is all the rage right now, this is a video of a quadrocopter fitted with a 3-D printed claw modeled after an eagle's so it can grab things in flight. You know, things like YOUR HEAD. Then drop you from really high up. Like my high school p... / Continue →
  • February 22, 2013
    This is a video of two autonomous quadrocopters that can toss a spear back and forth and balance it on its end. These things are seriously getting out of control. I don't care what the government tries to tell you, there's no legitimate human-interest purpose for spear throwi... / 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 →
  • October 3, 2012
    This is a video from Switzerland of a group of three quadrocopters that work together to throw and catch a ball in an elastic net dangling between them. Why do we need that? We don't. AT ALL. If robots start playing all the throw and catch, what are our children going to do... / Continue →
  • September 6, 2012
    This is a video of 50 autonomous quadrocopters putting on an airborne light show in Linz, Austria. It would have been the perfect place to be with a shotgun on the night of the performance. Called "The Cloud in the Web," the show featured 50 AscTec Hummingbird quadrocopters a... / Continue →
  • March 1, 2012
    This is a video of a group of AUTONOMOUS quadrocopters from University of Pennsylvania's GRASP Lab playing the iconic James Bond theme. It takes them a while to get going, but by the end, oh boy -- by the end it still sucks pretty hard. Flying robot quadrotors perform the Jam... / Continue →
  • December 5, 2011
    In news that can only be described as bad, a group of autonomous quadrocopters at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology have successfully built a 20-foot tower out of foam blocks. *adding Switzerland to shit list* Neutral my ass! But seriously, I want you to think about ... / Continue →