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  • October 31, 2011
    BO is right -- slap some Old Spice up in them pits! Seen here looking eerily human, Boston Dynamics' bipedal humanoid robot PETMAN has been upgraded with arms (capable of pushups!) and a smoother gait. Well thank God! If there's one thing I can't stand, it's a goofy-walking ... / Continue →
  • May 2, 2011
    That's right folks, I'm calling it. Sometime on or before May 30th. The world may end in 2012, but it all starts in 2011. BOOM, movie concept. Get that made by fall -- I want Shia Laboof attached. If you get up any morning for the next few weeks, you'll be treated to the s... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2011
    It's here, it's Skynet, we're all dead. UPDATE: I posted this last week, but since the BBC article came out I've gotten the tip again like a hundred times, so I'm moving it to the top. WHAT DO YOU MEAN YOU DON'T READ EVERYDAY?! That's right folks, scientists have developed... / Continue →
  • October 6, 2010
    A little car guided entirely by a living rat's brain: what could go wrong? Well it could crash it's way through the grocery store's cheese isle for one. Plus leave its little rat-pellets all over the floor for two. *heaving* I thought somebody was leaking chocolate chips! ... / Continue →
  • August 12, 2010
    Because even God shines his starlight favorably on me for my birthday, the Perseid meteor shower will reach its peak tonight, possibly signaling the apocalypse. Did I mention Mars, Venus, Saturn and the crescent moon will all be clustered together as well? We're as good as de... / Continue →
  • October 20, 2009
    Because life is progressively becoming a series of nightmares, scientists want to develop a robot that mimics the movement of a cheetah so they can chase us down and maul us to death. Why did I even get out of bed this morning? Oh, right. Well why did I even wake up this mor... / Continue →
  • September 25, 2009
    This is a video of the government's latest flying cyborg beetles in action. That's right, ACTUAL LIVE beetles being remotely controlled via implanted electrodes. Just wait till the government gets its hands on you! "We demonstrated the remote control of insects in free fli... / 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 →
  • September 15, 2009
    I am seriously reconsidering my decision to procreate in China. What with all the winged cats and footed snakes, I don't want my children to grow up with three legs like their father, you know? My beneficial defects aside, I must admit: as an amateur herpetologist, I'm a litt... / Continue →
  • July 7, 2009
    IT'S A TRAP! KILL THEM BOTH AND CHECK THE BODIES AFTER! Hint: they say the eyes are the window to one's soul. And robots, as we all know, are soulless death machines. Which One is the Robot? [gizmodo] Thanks to 42 y/o undead warlock, who blasted them both with Magic Missil... / Continue →
  • June 29, 2009
    That's right folks, robots that consume organic matter to power themselves. Scared yet? You should be. Your pants should be full right now. If not, more fiber. This particular model is a flytrap that digests insects to power a clock. UK-based designers James Auger and Jim... / Continue →
  • June 13, 2009
    PR2 is a robot that can hunt down power outlets to recharge its own battery. Why it even exists is beyond me. Thankfully, I just jammed forks into all my electric outlets, so if he tries stealing my power, he's in for a real shock (!). This particular run had our PR2 alpha r... / Continue →
  • April 30, 2009
    Let's face it, we're all gonna get the swine flu and die. But we can at least stave off infection for as long as possible and look stylish at the same time. Enter Yoriko Yoshida's (links to artists portfolio with tons and tons more) stylin' and profilin' surgical masks, each ... / Continue →
  • April 6, 2009
    What is this, an entry in the world's creepiest robot competition? Shockingly not. It's 'Child-robot with Biomimetic Body' (CB2), a learning robot and harbinger of death. Just look into those eyes -- can you feel him stabbing you in your sleep? I can, and it burns. You see... / Continue →
  • April 5, 2009
    It may look like the world's smallest golden wallet, but it's actually a cyborg battery. You see, in the future robots will harvest humans to provide the blood they need to recharge their batteries. Well, happy Sunday to you too! A small colony of yeast lives inside each bat... / Continue →