A six-foot walking robot and an entourage of scientists is probably the LAST thing you'd expect to see on your daily walk. And it's not even science fiction!
The Massachusetts woman and her pet pooch who shot this grainy footage witnessed the latest real-life field test of Google-owned Boston Dynamics's Agile Anthropomorphic Robot, or, the Atlas. Until now this human-like robot has been quarantined to a safe (for the robot), easy-to-control laboratory environment.
Computers have been making music since the age of disco. However, the Floppotron and its creative category of music composition take computer composition to an ENTIRELY new epic level.
This is no single computer program but actually an orchestra of dozens of computer hard drives linked to each other and calibrated as instruments to actually play music! Best yet, you can make your own music requests!
It's playing an old classic right now....Hawaii Five-O by the Ventures. View Now
Dreamed of an interconnected world where it's possible to hit your knee on the coffee table and start your car in the garage? Well, tomorrow's finally today with the Knocki, the "smart" remote control that can literally program any surface to communicate with electronic devices.
This evolutionary next step in "smart tech" is completely crowd-funded. It's Kickstarter campaign is so successful that people around the world have invested 32 times more dollars than the Knocki's creators originally prepared for. View Now
Even though it's April Fool's Day, we have a feeling this isn't a joke. Ricky Ma, a products and graphics designer who lives in Hong Kong, built a life-like robot that looks just like Scarlett Johansson, although he stops short of confirming that's who he modeled "her" after. Take a look at what she can do. View Now
Sometimes you want to get “turnt," but no one else is on your level. Thanks to a lonely inventor in South Korea, you’ll never have to drink alone again. The saucy gadget appropriately named "Drinky" isn’t afraid to throw back a cold one right along with you.
The man behind the brilliant machine also provided some backstory about his genius invention: View Now
Someday cars will drive themselves autonomously, but there must be technological baby steps before that happens. Tesla just took a big baby step with a recent software update for their Model S vehicles. The update has an advanced version of autopilot that uses the cars sensors and cameras to drive with traffic, switch lanes, and yield to traffic signals. View Now
You've got to see this amazing robot that was invented in China. This thing can shampoo your hair for you. It also looks like it performs an amazing scalp massage. View Now
Team USA MegaBots Giant Robot MK II needs your donations via Kickstarter for upgrade in order to take down the giant robot from Japan called Kuratas. Check out this special message from Howe & Howe on their companies plans to renovate the bot. View Now
This prank video will have you rolling on the floor laughing at these poor fast food workers. They open the drive-thru window to reveal that their customer is actually a robot with artificial intelligence and is pretty sassy. View Now
As you may remember Team USA Megabots challenged Team Japan Suidobashi Heavy Industries to a giant robot duel. The giant robots are MK II from Team USA and Kuratas from Team Japan. Team Japan accepted the duel and it slated for next year. View Now
Aloft Hotel features a robot butler that brings you room service. The robot is called A.L.O. Botlr, short for robot butler. The robot weighs 100 pounds and is 3 feet tall. These robots will not replace human employees; it will just free them up to handle more important tasks.
Japan has one year to prepare for the most epic giant robot duel ever. MegaBots has created the first fully functional giant piloted robot and has called out SUIDOBASHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES's giant robot Kuratas via social media. The gauntlet has been thrown.
UPDATE: JAPAN ACCEPTS View Now
With 10 movies, 3 TV shows, 31 comic book tie-ins, and 5 short films pertaining to the "Marvel Cinematic Universe" out there, here's a handy 7-minute recap of all you need to know to get ready (and super pumped!) for the latest installment, Avengers: Age of Ultron. View Now
This is why we robots can't have nice human things. View Now
For the people who can't cook, don't worry! There's a robot for that. View Now
Folklore legend John Henry may have beaten his steam-powerd foe, but the RU 800 S makes its mechanical predecessors look like kids playing with a toy train set. Maybe Henry could move on to a less stressful profession, like becoming a florist - oh, wait, nevermind. View Now
It may not be sending robot-assassins back in time, but hinamitetu's Bar Gymnist Robot No. 26 has it's sensors on the 2016 Rio De Janiero Olympics. View Now
College bros beware: There is now a VERSABALL robot that has been programed to absolutely dominate in a game of 6-cup beer pong. Though it's clear it is not minding its elbows! View Now
You've been there before: You're in a retail store of any kind and you need some sort of assistance from an employee to help answer a question or find what you're looking for. In steps (glides?) Orchard, the first robot that acts as an assistant retailer with Autonomous Retail Service Robot (ARSR) technology built in to make the in-store experience a bit better in a hardware store. View Now
There are so many inventive ways to carve a pumpkin. You can have a squirrel buddy help out. You can use power tools. Employees at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, however, just might be the most inventive. View Now
Meet the OutRunner, an RC robotic runner. It can reach speeds of up to 20 mph and we can just see it being the next big thing under the Christmas tree once it's released to the public. View Now
We've seen robots do some amazing things, but instrument playing, flying drones might be a first. These robotic rockstars come from KMel Robotics. You might recognize the songs! View Now
MOSS is robot made out of a group of magnets that works in several different ways. All you need is an iPhone and some free apps to control it. You can learn more about the Modular Robotics' Robot Construction Kit by clicking here. View Now
Techfest in Mumbai, India ended in injury after a renegade piece of metal flew off a machine during a robot battle. The 19-year-old victim is a college student who suffered multiple fractures after the piece of metal nailed him in the face. Police believe the organizer may to be blame due to a lack of safety equipment around the robot battlefield. View Now