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  • October 7, 2015
    These are a couple shots of Redditor teddy-bear-the1st's cat after he stuck his head in a bag of flour. Cats are weird. They will stick their heads in just about anything. I like that about them. They are CURIOUS. Plus they love playing in boxes. Honestly, I probably have... / Continue →
  • October 7, 2015
    In news that shouldn't surprise anybody who knows bridges weren't meant to be made out of glass, the one that just opened in China has already started cracking (previously: Chicago's 103rd story glass skydeck cracking). Officials assured visitors that the cracks did not pose a... / Continue →
  • September 23, 2015
    This is a short video of a dog robot that has a tethered quadrocopter drone it can launch from its back. Like closing your eyes and randomly booty-calling any contact in your phone, this will probably end very badly (sorry Shane, hope we can still be friends). The combination... / Continue →
  • September 21, 2015
    This is a video of three autonomous drones using spools of rope to build a bridge capable of supporting a human. Now if drones can build a rope bridge capable of supporting a human, they can DEFINITELY rig up a noose capable of supporting a human too. See where I'm going with... / Continue →
  • August 26, 2015
    A PR2 humanoid robot recently learned to cook pizza and pancakes after watching a series of Youtube videos and reading WikiHow articles. The experiment, which was part of a European project called RoboHow, was designed to help enslave humanity by secretly adding mind-controlli... / Continue →
  • August 24, 2015
    This is a video of a giant inflatable red ball rolling down the street in Toledo, Ohio. The ball is from artist Kurt Perschke's Red Ball Project, which is a project that involves putting a big red ball on display. I'm pretty sure my 8th grade art teacher would have failed the... / Continue →
  • August 19, 2015
    This is a video of Boston Dynamics highlighting and discussing the latest improvements in their family of killer robots. First they talk about Spot, the quadroped robot with an arm for a head that can open doors, then they show off Atlas, their humanoid robot, who's now runnin... / Continue →
  • 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 →