Robots
 
 
 
Robots
 
everlast-talking-dumbells
everlast-talking-dumbells
everlast-talking-dumbells

Talking Dumbells Are Smart Enough To Keep Count

I find it ironic that someone would invent a fitness product that helps you keep count of your reps because you're too lazy to do so.  Actually, it makes perfect sense for the at home workout.  The Everlast Talking Adjustable D...
 
Mods
 
hamster-irobot-vacuum
hamster-irobot-vacuum
hamster-irobot-vacuum

Hamster iRobot Vacuum: Clean Or Cruel, You Be The Judge

I can only imagine what the folks at PETA are saying about this video.  As you'll see, the well paid engineers at iRobot decided to retrofit one of their autonomous vacuums with a hamster, a hamster ball and some sensors.  Whic...

 
Robots
 
circulafloor-moving-floor
circulafloor-moving-floor
circulafloor-moving-floor

CirculaFloor: A Moving Floor For Virtual Reality (video)

Conceptually the CirculaFloor makes complete sense.  Step forward or sideways and the robotic tiles continuously moves in and out of position to simulate forward movement.  In reality, the user actually remains in position.  Al...
 
Robots
 
i-limb
i-limb
i-limb

i-Limb: The Real Deal, Bionic Arm (video)

I think there is one phrase to describe the i-Limb: OFF THE CHIZAIN!  Hit the vid for the complete scoop, but I've never seen a bionic limb with so much dexterity.  Evan Reynolds, who was the recipient of the device, is able to...

 
Robots
 
ventmiser
ventmiser
ventmiser

Vent-Miser: A Robotic Venting System

Talk about useless gadgets.  The Vent-miser is a robotic vent that can be programmed to open and close at select times.  It's designed for folks without zone heating or cooling in their home, but honestly, at the end of the day...
 
Robots
 
rc-transformer-robot1
rc-transformer-robot1
rc-transformer-robot1

A Real World RC Car Transforms Into A Robot (video)

Believe it or not, this odd looking RC car will transform before your eyes into a walking, talking robot. Nothing more is known, but it sets a great prescedent for toys and vehicles to come. [Newlaunches}

 
Robots
 
mechrc-4
mechrc-4
mechrc-4

Trossen Robotics: MechRC Humanoid Robot No Impulse Buy

Trossen Robotics is the first company in the United States to offer the new ready-to-walk MechRC Humanoid Robot! A good performer, it remains still no impulse buy at $599.99 USD (It could be worse. It could be $600 US dollars)....
 
Robots
 
cythbot-guitar-hero
cythbot-guitar-hero
cythbot-guitar-hero

Cythbot: The World’s Best Guitar Hero Player Hands Down (video)

Just because.  Yup, that's kinda what the Cythbot is all about, which is being a kick ass Guitar Hero player.  Ok, so it's actually a bit more about robotics but beyond that it can play the crap out of Guitar Hero.  Using a com...

 
Robots
 
robot
robot
robot

Meet Japan’s NEC Bot Payment Terminal: Cough Up Please!

Although presently just a prototype presented at the 2008 IExpo Trade Show in Tokyo earlier this year, this new payment terminal modeled after a life-size android has been developed in response to the fast growing practice of p...
 
Robots
 
robot-dance-off
robot-dance-off
robot-dance-off

Robot Dance Off (video)

I'm not sure why, but this video is so darn compelling I can't put words to it to explain the phenomenon I'm witnessing.  Just watch the video and you'll see what I'm talking about. [GR]-6g610buepo[/GR] [Make]

 
Household
 
plant-twitter-kit
plant-twitter-kit
plant-twitter-kit

Connect Your Plant To Twitter

I've probably murdered a good 5 or 6 plants in my lifetime.  I have no clue when to water them.  My guess is that I just saturated them with H20 until they couldn't breath, or didn't provide enough water for them to live.  This...
 
MP3
 
sony-rolly-pink
sony-rolly-pink
sony-rolly-pink

Sony Rolly SEP-50BT Robot Now With Bluetooth Remote Control

Sony updated their original Rolly to include Bluetooth remote control functionality. Now you can use your bluetooth enabled cell phone or PC to control the dancing, light-flashing, MP3-thumping robot. Just think of the possibil...