This is a video of a HiBot ACM-R5 robotic snake going for a little skinny dip. For the record, I would NOT get naked and swim with it. I did go skinny dipping with a bunch of girls in college though. I'm lying. I guess it could have happened in an alternate reality though -- one where I didn't have to wait until I was 28 to see a girl naked. God, why can't I live in that reality? I bet I'm taller and have a nicer complexion in that universe too. You know how much money I have to spend on beauty products? It's embarrassing. Sharpie penis drawings must be terrible for your skin.
Hit the jump for the video.
Thanks to fat piggie (two tips in one day -- a gold star for you!) and Chris, who agree robotic snakes and sharks are probably the only two things more terrifying to see in a pool than a floating turd.
Hexapod robots: they're no good. Qaudrocopters: they're no good. Put them together and what do you get? 40-times the no good (robots breed exponentially -- think rabbits, but nothing you'd ever want to see a magician pull out of a hat). This is the Hexapod Quadrocopter (whi... / Continue →
Seen here about to inappropriately touch a stepladder, DARPA's autonomous V-bat drone hovers while showing off its 6-foot robotic arm. Wonderful, now they're going to start stealing our claw machine prizes. At least leave some for the kids.
Officially, there's an innocuous ... / Continue →
These are some shots of a shark breaching the water to catch a seal snapped off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa by photographer Dana Allen. I'm not sure how long he (he -- Dana's a he) had to sit around waiting for a shark to fly, but maybe it happens all the time. Now i... / Continue →