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Baseball Robot Has 100,000 Neuron Fake Brain

04/29/2013, The day where a physical team sport is played between humans and robots are still a long way off, and might even seem to be impossible when you think of it (chess does not count!), judging by how slow progress with robots are. Sure, some enterprising folk...

Robot That Steals From Vending Machines

04/25/2013, Sometimes, the ingenuity of some folk that you come across online is definitely worth writing home about. Case in point, French YouTube user ioduremetallique has shown the world that with a little bit of tinkering around robots (as well as being equipped...

Flipperbot Intends To Save Turtles By Crawling Like Them

04/23/2013, There were a few turtle robots that we talked about in the past, but I suppose that none of them had the kind of realism displayed like the Flipperbot. What you see in the image above is actually the Flipperbot in action, where it mimics the way recently...


Campaign For Killer Robot International Ban

04/22/2013, We have yet to arrive in the age of SkyNet, which is a good thing when you think about it, but chances are we might very well be on the way there already. We have seen how the military, whether in the sky, on the ground or under the water have begun to...

Robot Stalks Sharks In The Seven Seas

04/18/2013, Sharks have certainly received their fair share of negative attention in the past, especially with the success of the film “Jaws” that sent swimmers and beach tourists scampering for a while. Of course, most of us know by now that sharks rarely attack...

Mantis All-Terrain Hexapod Looks Terrifying

04/18/2013, There are DIY projects, and then there are DIY projects – the ones that separate the men from the boys. Case in point, check out this particular six-legged robotic walking machine that is known as the Mantis, created by a man who happens to hail...

Robot Hands Get Gentler With New Barometer Chips

04/18/2013, When it comes to the hands and fingers of a robot, we might take for granted that it knows just the right amount of force to exert to hold a particular item, which is a no brainer of sorts for us humans, but how can a robot tell whether it should handle...

Robot Scouts Area For Danger Before Police Officers Do

04/15/2013, It seems that the Yankton Police Department has a powerful new ally in their midst, and it does not need to be trained for years – although having the right kind of algorithms would certainly come in handy. Basically, the Yankton Police Department...

Robot Helps You Assemble IKEA Furniture

04/14/2013, I know, I know, IKEA furniture is supposed to be so easy to assemble, and in the long run, it also helps you lower the total cost of ownership especially when you want to refurbish your home with an entire set of furniture. For those of us who feel that...

Robot Programmed To Help In Building IKEA Furniture

04/14/2013, IKEA tries to make it very simple for customers to assemble their own furniture. All of it comes with instructions, and if those are followed to the letter, then assembling furniture wouldn’t be complicated at all. However, this robot lends an extra...

Ray Charles Robot Caught Performing In Japan

04/11/2013, Ray Charles has been long gone since June 2004, but his memory still lives on in his fans, especially in Osaka, Japan where a life-size animatronic of the legendary musician can be seen performing some of his most notable tracks. The animatronic Ray...

Microwave VS SWAT Robot, Winner Was Never In Doubt

04/09/2013, A woman from Tucson, Arizona, discovered that her microwave oven was definitely no match for a SWAT tactical robot. Just how did such a match up come about in the first place, anyway? Well, she was living in a midtown apartment complex when the police...

Robot Steadies Itself Despite Applied Force

04/09/2013, Robots – this is the realm of the new future, and we do look forward to see just what the world will be like eventually when more and more robots are activated and enter active service among us humans. Of course, it might eventually end up in a...

Robot That Loves Hugging You From Behind

04/08/2013, You can more or less say that Japan is a country where robots rule – absolutely, whether it is in real life or in popular culture. After all, with the likes of Voltron and the Transformers, there is nothing quite like some robot goodness to perk the...