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  • July 23, 2015
    An 18-year old college student built a drone with a semi-automatic handgun attached as part of a Manufacturing Engineering Processes course. This is a brief video of that drone. This is not the first time it's been done. Currently it seems the student didn't break any laws, ... / Continue →
  • July 6, 2015
    Last week, a US robotics company (MegaBots) challenged a Japanese one (Suidobashi Heavy Industry) to giant mech fight. This week, the Japanese company accepted the fight and wants to do it MELEE STYLE. The founder and CEO of Suidobashi Heavy Industry even got the shit talking... / Continue →
  • July 2, 2015
    In other sad robot news, MegaBots, a U.S. robotics company, has challenged a Japanese robotics company (Suidobashi Heavy Industries -- the maker of the Kuratas personal mech) to a giant robot battle. Now I'm not much of a betting man (I'm a former gambling addict, among a bunc... / Continue →
  • July 2, 2015
    In news that proves it's time to start disassembling anything with metal parts, a 22-year old worker was killed at a Volkswagen plant near Kassel, Germany after an industrial robot slammed him against a metal plate. For reference, nobody deserves to go out like that. Heiko Hi... / Continue →
  • June 9, 2015
    Apparently the climbing perch, which is indigenous to south-east Asia, heard Australia is the place to be if you're a f***ing weird-ass or terrifying animal, and wildlife authorities are worried the fish may invade the country and ruin everything. EVERYTHING. the fish uses th... / Continue →
  • June 8, 2015
    COMPUTER, ENHANCE. Because some people don't care about their jobs, HTC unveiled a limited edition 24k gold HTC One M9 on Twitter yesterday with a shot of the device clearly taken with an iPhone (reflection lower right, closeup after the jump). Obviously, somebody is getting ... / Continue →
  • May 29, 2015
    The last time we saw MIT's Cheetah robot it was able to reach speeds up to 28MPH. And now? Well now, thanks to the development and upload of three new algorithms, it can autonomously jump short obstacles to reach and kill its target. So if you thought that white picket fenc... / Continue →
  • May 8, 2015
    This is a short video of a man stumbling into a Ninjas Anonymous meeting. It looks empty, but you have to remember: ninjas are everywhere. And apparently they don't like non-ninjas creeping in on their meetings. I can't say I blame them. I used to go to meetings for people ... / Continue →
  • April 24, 2015
    This is a screencap from Google Maps of a spot in Rawalpindi, Pakistan (links to actual Google Map) featuring a half mile tall Android logo peeing on the Apple logo. It's just like those bootleg Calvin and Hobbes stickers of Calvin peeing that good ol' boys put on their trucks... / Continue →
  • March 11, 2015
    In great news for people who have always dreamed of dying in the hands of cold metal robots, scientists have successfully created self-powered liquid metal. The metal, which is a combination of gallium, tin and indium, can propel itself when in contact with a piece of aluminum... / Continue →
  • December 16, 2014
    The group of scientists who created the Open Worm Project have successfully mapped the connections of all 302 neurons in a roundworm's brain, simulated them as a piece of computer software, and uploaded that software to a LEGO robot. So now there's a LEGO robot that acts like ... / Continue →
  • November 13, 2014
    This is a video of a Russian girl in her unusually furnished apartment (are those drapes made out of IKEA bags?) twerking it so hard she eventually shits herself. An amateur mistake, because all the ass-shaking pros know 1) You gotta learn how to control your @$$hole before yo... / Continue →
  • October 3, 2014
    Over Robin's dead body! Because apparently DC Comics can't do anything right when it comes to making female fans happy, this is one of the officially licensed shirts being sold that's drawing criticism for being overtly sexist. DC Comics has responded to the situation by clai... / Continue →
  • October 2, 2014
    This is a short video of a motorcyclist trying to perform that hold-your-seat-and-fly-like-Superman trick when he misses grabbing the seat and really does go flying. It is hands down the coolest motorcycle trick I have ever seen and I really encourage this guy to try out for m... / Continue →
  • August 25, 2014
    A Chinese chef was killed after a cobra bit his hand some twenty minutes after severing its head. The chef was preparing snake soup (a delicacy) and was bitten when he went to throw the snake's head away in the trash. Me? I would demanded a lowly busboy do it. 'By the time ... / Continue →
  • August 21, 2014
    A BrightSource solar energy farm in the Mojave Desert of California is under fire *pats myself on the back* after it's been discovered that thousands of birds have been set aflame from the farm's 300,000 focused mirrors. Wow, I feel like that's poor planning. Or, sadly and mu... / Continue →
  • August 19, 2014
    Jerks at Harvard have created 1,024 little robots that can work together to form shapes. For reference, that makes them infinitely less dysfunctional than my own department at work. We can barely hold a meeting without people trying to kill each other. Each of the identical ... / Continue →
  • August 15, 2014
    Seen here hanging out with my uncle Wes the exact kind of guy I'd expect to be having sex with a robot, a synthetic sexbot poses with her owner. And now, according to a 66-page report (links to PDF) titled "AI, Robotics, and the Future of Jobs," sex robots will be commonplace ... / Continue →
  • August 9, 2014
    Scientits (not changing it) have developed origami robots capable of autonomously self assembling and roaming around. God willing, these scientits will be the first to be enslaved by our new robotic overlords. Me? They're not taking me alive. Who wants to drink the Kool-Aid... / Continue →
  • July 17, 2014
    This is a short video from Disney World of Elastigirl tripping and losing her face while joining the stage at the Incredibles Super Dance Party show. It is proof positive why these sorts of dance shows shouldn't exist. Sad fact: did you know that every performer at Disney who... / Continue →