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  • 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 →
  • February 17, 2015
    This is a short compilation of people trying to kick over robot dogs. It's kind of sad. Of course, none of the dogs actually fell, meaning everybody who attempted the kicking is probably dead by now. Me? I'm only dead on the inside. Plus my penis. My penis is dead inside ... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2015
    Death at the office water cooler. This is Boston Dynamics' latest quadruped robot, Spot. Spot is a smaller, all-electric version of their Big Dog robot. He only weighs about 160-pounds, which, while not that hefty, is still plenty big to carry any variety of weapons to kill ... / Continue →
  • February 9, 2015
    Seen here mid-rescue, a South Korean woman tries to remain calm while paramedics remove the robot vacuum that wanted to eat her brains. Apparently the woman was taking a nap on the floor when the attack occurred. When my local liquor store got robbed? I was at home with frie... / Continue →
  • February 6, 2015
    This is a two-and-a-half minute chronological supercut of the history of robots in movies, from 1921's The Mechanical Man, to 2014's Interstellar. Obviously, the two best are Flight of the Navigator and Batteries Not Included -- no arguing. Still, as interesting as it was to... / Continue →
  • February 5, 2015
    After receiving enough votes on the LEGO Ideas website, and being reviewed by LEGO (not to mention securing the licensing rights), the company has announced they will be producing Doctor Who and WALL-E playsets later this year. Sadly, they will both appear clearly written near... / Continue →
  • January 9, 2015
    This is a video of two Japanese artists who have had their faces projection mapped and tracked so they can have different animal and robot faces projected on them while they move around (previously seen before with a lady HERE). Pretty neat. I especially like the speakers-for... / Continue →
  • January 6, 2015
    This is a video of Empire Robotic's Versaball robot demonstrating its beer pong skills. Obviously, it's the exact opposite kind of robot you want showing up at your next keg party. Or one with chainsaws or machine guns for arms. If you're not familiar with Empire Robotic's V... / Continue →
  • December 17, 2014
    Seen here interviewing for a job at the circus after all the ball-balancing bears ran away, this is a video of an automated platform that can keep a ball bearing perfectly balanced in the middle, despite the interviewer's lackluster efforts to knock it off. Not to brag or anyt... / 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 →