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  • July 16, 2014
    A man in Seattle caused $40,000 in fire damage to a rental home after trying to kill a spider with a lighter and can of spray paint. For reference, that is arguably the best reason to accidentally set your house on fire. A man who lived at the home told fire officials he wa... / Continue →
  • September 20, 2012
    This is a video of a robotic monkey mounted to a shopping cart that cries and sprays water everywhere and makes what can only be described as the worst sound you'll hear all day. You know, there should be laws against stuff like this. If I'm not allowed to pee on the sidewalk ... / Continue →
  • August 22, 2012
    Simple -- you're the one with the giant googly eyes and no face. This is Nico the robot. Nico can recognize himself in a mirror. He's actually been able to do that since 2007, but now he can use the image he sees in the mirror to identify the spacial location of his hands "d... / Continue →
  • April 4, 2012
    This is a video of a humanoid that's being billed as the world's first anthropomimetic robot. WTF does anthropomimetic mean? Whatever you want it to, somebody just made that shit up. But they want it to mean that the robot has an accurate human skeleton and joints and can mov... / Continue →
  • February 8, 2012
    This is a video of a humanoid robot in the window of a Japanese department store designed to interact with customers and attract more business. Oooooooor get fondled by perverts. Japanese department store Takashimiya installed an eerily lifelike interactive robot for its Vale... / Continue →
  • January 17, 2012
    This is a video of a reporter having a conversation with a humanoid robot, who eventually (~2:30) divulges his plans to build a people zoo. And only for the "friends" that he likes, the rest he'll just kill. Does that mean you'll have to befriend a robot to survive the uprisi... / Continue →
  • November 17, 2011
    This is a video of the Abstract Expressionist Robot. He paints pictures of how he feels based on input from a nearby microphone. *playing death metal* God, just stop painting and end it already! You know you want to. artist Benjamin Grosser offers up a mash-up...which uses... / Continue →
  • October 24, 2011
    This is a video of a replicator that can "build" robotic compadres out of modular robot bits and spray-foam. I'm not really sure spray-foam is the best choice for a material to build robots out of but...wait. I take that back, foam robots sound like a great idea. That shit's... / Continue →
  • October 20, 2011
    Prepare to eat ivory you wonk-eyed pianist! This is Teotronico. Teotronico is a robot that plays a keyboard. I heard he tried out for the Chuck E. Cheese band but they told him he looks like an animatronic sugar skull and to take a hike. Personally, I would have told him ... / Continue →
  • July 29, 2011
    Note: Picture unrelated but creepy as fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu. Because there is a such thing as evil mad scientists, a group of researchers at the California Institute of Technology claim they've created "an artificial neural network out of DNA molecules and that it can answer que... / Continue →
  • May 17, 2011
    This is a Pikachu/Cthulhu hybrid. I'm calling it Pikathulhu, but you can call it whatever the hell you want. "I'm calling it butt-ass ugly." That's fine, I just wouldn't say it to his face. "I'm not scared!" Ha, this coming from the guy who won't even make a phone call wit... / Continue →
  • April 21, 2011
    YES I GAVE HIM AN @$$HOLE! Seen here failing to even get the ball to Cookie Monster's retarded older brother (WHO'S WELL IN FRONT OF THE PLATE), a robot throws the first pitch at last night's Phillies game against the Brewers. But wait, there's an excuse for the fail (isn't t... / Continue →
  • April 14, 2011
    You remember watching 'Terminator 2' for the first time, when, after finally defeating the T-1000, the original (Schwarzenegger) Terminator sacrifices himself in the same vat of molten steel so his technology can't be used to create Skynet? I do -- like it was yesterday. I wa... / Continue →
  • March 21, 2011
    This is a must-watch movie short (~13-minutes) about a boy who gets a pet robot named Blinky. Shit goes straight south from there. It was written and directed by Ruairi Robinson and stars Max from Where the Wild Things Are (which took some serious liberties with the original ... / Continue →
  • March 7, 2011
    Not to date like, "damn, I wanna take that stud out to dinner and play with his wiener afterward", to date like, "up to this point in time". Introducing Geminoid DX, the latest doppelganger of death from Kokoro Co. Ltd and this creepy mamma-jamma. When we wrote Prof. Scharf... / Continue →
  • February 8, 2011
    Great, they're trying to trick our women. This is a video of a guy jerking around a realistic robotic baby's head like he's searching for the holes in a bowling ball. KEEP LOOKING TILL IT STARTS SPARKING AND CATCHES FIRE! ...the goal of Osaka University's AFFETTO was to crea... / Continue →
  • December 17, 2010
    Terminators are some of the scariest kind of robots. They shape shift, can look like humans, and are hard as hell to kill. That's way no bueno. Plus there's a bunch of them. Can you imagine if the future had regularly sent back more than one? We'd be long gone! You'd be b... / Continue →
  • November 15, 2010
    Because destroying expensive electronics is the new white (or is it black?), here's somebody grilling (literally) an Android, Windows Phone 7 and iPhone 4. Any idea who lasts the longest? I'll tell you if you really want to know. Just kidding, sitting through shit you don't ... / Continue →
  • October 27, 2010
    Seen here showing her obvious disdain for the entire human species, this is some creepy-ass humanoid robot that's allegedly supposed to help people out in hospitals or something. Sure -- help kill them! Per Engadget, who's apparently known about this thing for awhile AND DONE... / Continue →
  • October 18, 2010
    Note: Video of the chart-bottoming performance after the jump. Can you tell which one is the robot? SPOILER: back left. Just kidding, it's the one with the silver legs, moron. Or is it? I thought they all were to be honest. If you're just joining us, you may not have hear... / Continue →