Researchers at the University of Tokyo have developed Mowgli, the scary jumping robot frog. He's scary. He jumps. He's robotic. He will kill us all. He can jump on and off of things about 20 inches high, and can even kick a soccer ball (somehow). At first I thought those protrusions on his head were guns, and while they probably aren't right now, they will be soon. I happen to have never eaten frog legs, so I'm hoping to be spared during the Amphibious Uprising of 2010.
Video of the murderous little bastard after the jump.
Somebody better blast a proton torpedo through this thing's auxiliary exhaust port or it's game over, man. I'm serious too -- if you don't think this thing isn't gonna be powering our metallic harbingers of death, you're delusional. So, yeah, Japan is coughing up $21 billion ... / Continue →
So apparently Coca-Cola has these oversized robotic bastards lumbering around Tokyo and pinching the heads off anyone that doesn't buy an ice-cold Coke from its cooling chamber. Has anybody seen one? Do they actually walk around? Is there really just a person about to pass o... / Continue →
The 12th Robo-One Grand Championship took place in Japan over the weekend, featuring the best two-legged robots duking it out in boxing-style matches. Needless to say it was awesome as hell and I wish I could have been there. Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots has never looked so lame ... / Continue →