Futaba showed a new 20-servo humanoid robot at the iHobbyExpo this year. The robot contains carries 11 high-torque servos and 9 lightweight servos, and uses them to move super fast and do a variety of cool moves like flips and hand stands. And all for only $1,700. Which sounds like a lot in theory, but can you really put a price on a robot that runs around doing cool things? Yes. Yes you can. And it's $2.99. So unless it comes in a McDonald's Happy Meal you're screwed.
Note: Please, try to keep the metal metal band jokes to a minimum.
This is a video of the robotic band Compressorhead practicing in the garage of some human they likely killed. Unfortunately (or is it?), as somebody pointed out in the video's comments, you can really only hea... / Continue →
Wait -- I didn't tell it to do that.
I don't ever want to lose an arm. But if I do, I want it to be the right one (I'm left handed), and I want it to be to a crocodile. But not before I gouge one of his eyes out to wear on a necklace. The is the Bebionic3, an advanced prost... / Continue →
Man. Man oh man oh man. This is a video of Dan Chen's 'Last Moments Robot', a robot designed to comfort a person as their final bars of life-force flow out of them. You know, because that's not the saddest thing I've ever heard. WARNING: crippling depression follows.
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