Posts Tagged ‘Robots’
 
 
 
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The Cubestormer 3 Robot Solves A Rubik’s Cube At Absurd Speed (Video)

We put Legos to many uses, most of them admittedly goofy. And one of the goofiest, yet most impressive, comes from Mike Dobson and David Gilday, who use Mindstorms, the robotic Legos, and a cell phone to construct robots that s...
 
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Not Sharks But Still Throwing You a Bone – Robots with Fri#*n Laser Beams On Their Heads

It doesn’t matter if you were born within the last decade or the last five, if you’ve ever watched a science fiction flick you’ve wanted a robot of your very own. Sure, our parents tried their best by bringing home those remote...

 
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Google Buying Robotic Firms (video)

Google seems to want to have their hand in everything these days! They've recently ventured into the military robotics realm, buying eight of them in the last six months. They confirmed last Friday that their latest acquisition...
 
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Video of the Day: Watch DARPA’s Robotic Dog Toss Cinder Blocks (video)

[GR]2jvLalY6ubc[/GR] It's amazing what kind of mechanics animals employ to perform a seemingly simple task. BigDog handles heavy objects. The goal is to use the strength of the legs and torso to help power motions of the arm. T...

 
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Mysterious Robots Roam the Streets (video/sponsored)

[GR]pVkbEMuxSI4[/GR] [GR]4YfJWAx9oIE[/GR] The robots out of the factory and on the loose. Brilliant Machines is a Tumblr dedicated to streaming the latest  robot sightings that are sometimes comedic and cute while at other time...
 
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Boxing Robots Make “Real Steel”…Real

Watching Hugh Jackman pound robot heads into submission last month didn't quite fill our mechanized fighting needs.  These Bionic Bopper Cars from Hammacher will surely fill the void, though. Remember bumper cars?  Add a head, ...

 
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9 Pieces of Star Wars Tech Now a Reality (list)

Star Wars was ahead of its time and, obviously, Mr. George Lucas is the ish! He imagined an awe inspiring sci-fi world that has become embedded in our memories forever. We all ooohed and aaaahed at all the high-tech gadgets thr...
 
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32 Top Geeky, yet Sexy, Halloween Costumes (list/pictures)

Halloween is the time of year where chicks get to wear the fewest clothes and dress up as some of your favorite things. Everything from robots to comic book heroes and everything in between, check out some of the hottest and se...

 
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Robonica Roboni – I Programmable Gaming Robot – $60 + No Delivery Charge

Amazon, today only, has the Robonica Roboni - I Programmable Gaming Robot for $249.99 - $190 instant discount + no S&H = $59.99!  This is apparently the first robotic gaming platform, customizable behavior, sensors include ...
 
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The PR2 Robot Now Does Laundry (video)

Last time we saw the PR2 robot, it was fetching beer and playing pool. But while its latest act is a little less fun, it's more practical -- folding socks. After Willow Garage sponsored a competition for the robot to be shown o...

 
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Phasma Six-Legged Robot Is Both Cool & Terrifying (video)

The Phasma hexapedal running robot is something that I do no want to see scampering down my hallway at night. That being said, it's an engineering marvel. Built by Takram Design Engineering, it uses its springy six legs to scut...
 
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This Custom Lego Wall-E Robot Transforms (video)

Pretty much everybody loved Wall-E, the cute waste disposal robot, when he first appeared in his eponymous movie a couple years. Which is why I find this custom Wall-E robot so charming, because it's so similar to the character...