Robot Climb

Just like bears, mountain lions and tigers you can now add robots to the list of things you can’t get away from by climbing a tree.  Researchers from The Chinese University of Hong Kong have developed a robot with the ability to climb trees. Treebot has a basic frame with two sets of claws on […]

Robot Heli-Bi-Wheel

Autobots transform!  While this transforming robot probably won’t be protected the planet from other maniacal robots bent on evil, it might one day help in surveillance or search and rescue.  The Center for Distributed Robotics at the University of Minnesota have built a small bi-wheeled robot that can transform in to a helicopter. The robot […]

Robot Share

“Mad Scientists” Dario Floreano and Laurent Keller have built living robots.  Okay so these little guys are not really, “Alive!”  However, they have developed the ability to share with fellow robotkind.  The robots were given the opportunity to move around a simple environment to scout for cylindrical objects that acted as food.  The goal was […]

Robot Buddy

Luna, a robot built by RoboDynamics, may just be the thing to keep your house in order.  The robot companion is as tall as a human, has a touchscreen display, cameras, microphone array, speakers, expansion ports and WiFi.  So basically it is giant Smartphone that can move under its own power.  All I can say […]

Robot Juggle

With the help of eight motion capture cameras mounted above a screened in arena these little robots can juggle.  The motion capture data is fed into a computer, which tells the Quadrotor Vehicles where the ball is and how to react appropriately with remarkable accuracy.

5 Awesomely Geeky iPhone Cases

Let’s face it, geeks and iPhones go together like peanut butter and jelly. Like ET and Reece’s Pieces. Like Spock and logic. Here are five totally awesomely geeky iPhone cases. 5. From Zazzle’s Soldiersoftheone, here’s a frakking great Battlestar Galactica case.  Use this cover to drive out the many Gods, and combat the decadence and […]

Robot Beggar

This cute little robot, named DONA, was designed by South Korea designer Min Su Kim. In the hopes to promote donations in Korea. I certainly would be more inclined to give my money to a robot rather than a flesh and blood human being, but I may be in the minority. Would you be willing […]

Robot Drunk

A robot that makes you drinks.  Rosie from The Jetsons can’t be far behind.  The robot, cleverly named Barbot, was built by a hacker collective in New York. Barbot makes 23 different drinks which are randomly chosen slot machine Vegas style.  At least unlike in Vegas every spin is a winner. See how Barbot works […]