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  • March 25, 2011
    Festo, a company best known for designing creepy-ass robots, is back at it ("it" obviously being more harbingers of death), this time with an autonomous bird that looks waaaaaaaay too realistic when it's flying. Slap a coat of paint on that thing and I wouldn't think twice as ... / Continue →
  • October 18, 2010
    Wow, what a picture. Somebody must've opted for the deluxe package at Sears Portrait Studio! A study at the University of Washington's Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences took a sample of 64 18-month-old babies, who were all tested individually. The experimental test ... / Continue →
  • August 17, 2010
    Yaskawa-kun in an ice cream vending robot currently employed by Tokyo Summerland waterpark. You order via touchscreen, then sit back and watch as Jack in the Box's bastard brother soft-serves your ass a sundae. Oooooor scoops your heart out. Whatever the case, somebody's sti... / Continue →
  • May 3, 2010
    I know, I can't read the word bust without thinking about my face buried in one either. I guess it's a curse. Like F***ING @$$HOLE, except it won't get you kicked out of a fancy restaurant for yelling it at your waiter. But enough about my lunch experience, this is a Termina... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2010
    PETA wants spring-predicting groundhog Punxsutawney Phil replaced with by a robotic version. I can see it now: Well, did he see his shadow? I don't know, but he did kill 14,000 bystanders. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals says it's unfair to keep the animal in ... / Continue →
  • January 27, 2010
    Radical is the opposite of what I was thinking. A cowbot riding a velociraptor around like a common horse? It's enough to make me sick to my stomach. Speaking of which: mixing soymilk and OJ doesn't make an Orange Julius. But it does make you throw up in your mouth a little... / Continue →
  • January 25, 2010
    I know I reported last year that July 21st, 1984 was the date of the first US robot killing, but, well, maybe that was wrong. Or maybe this one's wrong. But whatever the case, I'm always right. Always. 1979: A 25-year-old Ford Motor assembly line worker is killed on the job... / Continue →
  • January 18, 2010
    Today's $10 shirt.woot features robots breaking Asimov's Three Laws of Robotics. For those of you that don't know the three laws of robotics, they are as follows: 1. A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. 2. A robot m... / Continue →