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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 →