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  • March 31, 2014
    This is a video of Duncan the boxer running on the beach. Duncan was born with severely deformed back legs, so his adoptive family had them amputated. And now he has learned to run with just his front two legs. Cool, but I'd still want some back wheels if I was him. "Vroom ... / Continue →
  • February 24, 2014
    This is a video of stuntman/freerunner Damien Walters performing what is allegedly the first human loopty loop on foot. Is it actually the first? No clue. Was it sponsored by Pepsi MAX to encourage everyone to #LiveForNow? Yes, whatever the hell that means. "You know, carp... / Continue →
  • November 26, 2013
    Because everybody wishes they were a Transformer so they could transform into a much cooler version of themselves with bazookas for arms, Nike has just announced this 'Megatron Rises' line of sneakers. They come in three varieties (including an actual cleated version for those... / Continue →
  • October 4, 2013
    Remember Cheetah, DARPA's 28-MPH robot that was confined to running tethered on a treadmill? Well now they've ditched the tether and created WildCat, a 16MPH (read: faster than you) running robot that can run free and as long as its on-board motor will allow. Scared yet? You... / Continue →
  • October 1, 2013
    This is a two and a half minute highlight reel of motivational speaker Joe Satler setting a new world word record for running a full 26.2-mile marathon backwards while juggling three balls. Joe complete the course in five hours, 51 minutes and 5 seconds. "I DREAMED AND I ACHI... / Continue →
  • June 19, 2013
    This is the robot designed by the humanity hating folks over at EPFL's Biorobotics Laboratory. It was built to run like a cat, but just a little one, unlike DARPA's Cheetah inspired death machine. *cue Meow Mix commercial* The purpose of the platform is to encourage research... / Continue →
  • June 15, 2013
    This is a video of a guy cosplaying as the QWOP runner (links to game) at Anime North 2013. I'm pretty sure it's the same guy who cosplayed as the QWOP runner at Anime North 2012, but with AN IMPROVED ROUTINE. That's serious commitment to the character. He took a year, pract... / Continue →
  • May 20, 2013
    This is a video of a couple zombies impressively parkouring around a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Obviously, if real zombies turn out to be this nimble, everyone's getting their brains eaten. Except me. I'm throwing myself into a volcano like that little troll at the end of L... / Continue →
  • November 28, 2012
    This is a video from National Geographic of cheetahs running in super slow motion. Cheetahs, as I'm sure you're aware, are the fastest land animal and can reach speeds up to 112 - 120 km/h (~70-75MPH). Plus accelerate from 0 - 100km/h (~62MPH) in less than three seconds. Tha... / Continue →
  • September 6, 2012
    DARPA's new and improved cheetah robot is officially faster than even the fastest human, making running for your life futile unless you just want to die hot and sweaty. The world record for the 100 meter dash was set in 2009 by sprinter Usain Bolt, who averaged 23.35 mph dur... / Continue →
  • August 16, 2012
    This is a video of an American Staffordshire Terrier named Tret The Superdog who was trained in the art of parkour by his caretaker in the Ukraine. He is really good. Way better than I could ever do and I actually have fingers for gripping. At least I think that's what they'... / Continue →
  • September 16, 2011
    Remember Evolta, the miniscule robotic mascot for Panasonic's line of Evolta batteries? Of course you do, you have a memory like an elephant. Body too. "What was that?!" Sorry I must've farted. Well now Evolta is going to attempt an Ironman triathlon in Hawaii early next m... / 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 →
  • March 24, 2011
    This is Midnite (not to be confused with midnight, which is when your carriage turns back into a pumpkin). Midnite is a little horsey who was born without part of a back leg. His original owner, without the decency to contact somebody who might be able to help or putting a bu... / Continue →
  • December 20, 2010
    There are creepy pictures, and then there's the picture above. Introducing 'Athlete', the running, jumping robot. Which -- when was the last time you went for a jog again? Because now might be a good time to dust off the Umbros and cross-trainers and hit the sidewalk. Me? ... / Continue →
  • August 31, 2010
    Yeah well this year's gonna be different. You see, I laced his Gatorade with laxatives. His butt's gonna be running fast enough to win the race itself! ...Dammit, guess who just won for the sixth year in a row? Who cares, I swear I just saw a turd appear out of thin air! R... / Continue →
  • October 29, 2009
    ROPID is a little robot created by Robo Garage (burn it down with an oily rag!) whose name combines the words 'robot' and 'rapid'. Very clever. Or should I say vever? I'm gonna stick with very clever. Anyway, this is a video of ROPID showing off his moves at a press confere... / 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 →
  • August 3, 2009
    Nice one, Toyota -- a running humanoid robot. Because that's just what we need. Please God tell me that's actually a person in a robot costume. [The video] from Toyota demonstrates the running capabilities of the new humanoid robot. The robot takes a step every 340ms and has... / Continue →
  • June 8, 2009
    Not to be outdone by wicked sickness that is ninja boy, this is an older video of some wicked Russian freerunning/climbing. It's pretty impressive and if I had even half those moves I would have spent a lot less in the slammer learning about love and relationships and barterin... / Continue →