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Dapper Droids: Hand-Knit R2-D2 Sweaters

BEEP BOOP B-- hey handsome. This is a made-to-order hand-knit YAAAR2-D2 sweater from Etsy seller EricaKnit. It costs $450 (~$430 more than a white sweater and cans...
August 15, 2011

Humanoid Robots Disturb The Human Brain

According to a recent series of experiments conducted at the University of San Diego, humanoid robots that are designed to look lifelike make the human brain spaz...
July 21, 2011

Guy Builds Army Of Scrap Metal Transformers

The Chinese man who calls himself the 'steel legend' (best known for his scrap metal Megatron tank and being a firm believer that welding-goggles are overrated), has...
March 21, 2011

2,000-Year Old Computer Recreated In LEGO

Apple software engineer Andrew Carol (woman's first name for a last name FTW!) went and built a completely functional Antikythera Mechanism out of LEGO. What the hell's...
December 16, 2010

Definitely The Droids You Were Looking For

Remember Black Milk's series of geeky swimwear, including the R2-D2 suit? Well they're back with a $85 C-3PO model to complement the trashcan one. No wonder Luke...
December 7, 2010

Beep-Boop: Special Edition R2-D2 Droid 2

This is a shot from Star Wars Celebration V of the special edition R2-D2 Droid 2 that's dropping in September. Ha, and you wonder why Droid users...
August 12, 2010

I Knew It!: Maslow's Hierarchy Of Robot Needs

This is Maslow's Heirarchy of Robot Needs as imagined by artist/Flickr user lunchbreath. Jesus that smells onion-y aside, he was right on the money with the hierarchy....
August 9, 2010

New Zealand Company's REX Bionic Legs

Look down -- what do you see? A Cheeto-dusted penis? Wash your hands after snacking. But for those of you looking at a nonfunctional lower half, there's...
July 15, 2010

A Pocketwatch From The Future: Kisai Round

Are you fancy pants? Do you wear white gloves and a monocle? Jesus you must look ridiculous. But not if you're rocking Tokyoflash's Kisai Round Trip Pocket...
May 18, 2010