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Strength In Numbers: Swarming Quadrocopters

Seen here practicing a stealth attack on a mock-up of your bedroom window, a group of autonomous quadrocopters at The University of Pennsylvania's GRASP Lab swarm their...
February 1, 2012

Creepy Animatronic Baby Made For Soap Opera

Because real baby actors are annoying to work with (moody, whining, will shit on set), an anonymous soap opera (please don't say Days of our Lives) recently...
January 23, 2012

Autonomous Quadrocopters Build 20-Foot Tower

In news that can only be described as bad, a group of autonomous quadrocopters at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology have successfully built a 20-foot tower...
December 5, 2011

Teotronico The Piano Playing Robot

Prepare to eat ivory you wonk-eyed pianist! This is Teotronico. Teotronico is a robot that plays a keyboard. I heard he tried out for the Chuck E....
October 20, 2011

NO NO NO: Cloth-Climbing Robotic Cockroach

You know what's a good idea? Looking both ways before crossing a street. You know what's a terrible idea? Developing a robotic cockroach that can climb up...
October 11, 2011

Not Cool: A Creepy Crawling Robot Baby

Because there's absolutely zero reason to, scientists have now developed an iCub robot baby that can crawl. I'm...pretty sure my little sister already had a crawling babydoll...
October 3, 2011