This is a short video demonstrating Vecna Robotics' B.E.A.R. (Battlefield Extraction-Assist Robot). It was allegedly designed to help carry wounded soldiers off the battlefield, but the video also shows its skill at smashing through doors, breaking car windows, lifting weights, picking up missiles and -- AND -- transforming/rolling out. Truly frightening. Reminds me of that scene in Forrest Gump where Lieutenant Dan gets his legs shot off in Vietnam and tells Forrest to leave him but Forrest won't because he's a stupid jerk and can't even respect a man's last wishes. THANKS A LOT, SIMPLETON. I'm so mad right now I could pack dat ass full of your own cocktail shrimp.
Hit the jump for a video of operation Shock 'n Awe Dismember in action (also available in HD!).
This is 'Hand Fixing Hand', a transhumanist version of M.C. Escher's 'Drawing Hands' (links to original) by Shane Willis. Some copy/pasted info about transhumanism while I inject coffee straight into my heart:
Transhumanism, abbreviated as H+ or h+, is an international intell... / Continue →
GIANT SQUIDS ARE GIANT. How giant? Try 8-feet long and 100 pounds of pure, unadulterated (okay, slightly adulterated) killing machine. I'm never going to another (nude) beach again!
Millions of killer giant squid are not only devouring vast amounts of fish they have even st... / Continue →
Granted we've seen LEGO Mindstorm sets people have built to solve Rubik's Cubes in the past, but never anything that moves with the speed and dexterity as CubeStorm CubeStorm Cubestorm. Whoa, nice echo effect. Kidding, I'm hiding in the closet (my mom's trying to drag me to a... / Continue →