It's not every day you see a robot jumping rope but today is the day! It's called the Jumpen and it's going to try to beat a Guinness World Record. The National Institute of Technology Nara College in Chiba, Japan constructed this penguin shaped robot and honestly, does it remind anyone else of the internet game, "Club Penguin?" Well, that's not the point... But this skipping robot has made history! View Now
Could we be looking at the end of racecar drivers? Well, that's probably still many years away, but the folks over at Roborace are showing us a glimpse at what that kind of future might look like. They have built the first driverless racecar and soon hope to start the first robot racing league as well. View Now
Robots! They build our cars, vacuum our floors, and even take care of patients. Guangzhou Women and Children Medical Center have introduced "Noah," a robot that can carry up to 661 lbs of documents and medical equipment that will save so much time for busy nurses. This is all great news before the robots eventually rise up and take over the planet. View Now
Scarecrows are so yesterday, it's all about horrifying nightmare robot "Scare-Wolves" nowadays. Members of an agricultural Co-Op in China have banded together to solve their wild boar problem. Their solution was to make a robotic wolf that actually howls and has glowing red eyes. It's a solution that's as awesome as it is frightening. We love it. View Now
This is what it might look like if robots ever take over but in a much friendlier fashion than we'd typically imagine. WL Intelligent Technology Co, Ltd in China set up rows upon rows of mini robots and programmed them to dance simultaneously. Guinness World Records even showed up for the occasion and legitimized their record at 1,069 robots all dancing in unison. View Now
DISCLAIMER: You will get the chills watching this video. The moment we've all been anticipating is here... The MegaBots unveiling of the one and only Eagle Prime. It's taken them years to develop the robot that will fight in the duel against a Japanese unit but now, it's here and it's fierce. This intricately and intelligently designed masterpiece is America's hope in defeating our opponent. Is this cool or is this COOL!? View Now
In case you've ever been tempted, don't go dropping knives off skyscrapers anytime soon. Unless, of course, you're at a highly-supervised weapons test organized by the MegaBots Inc. team. As they build the perfect battle mech, their research recently led them to this giant ten-foot, 500-pound knife. Quite naturally, they wondered what would happen if they dropped it on an old clunker. View Now
If you're one of science, tech and all things robotic then you'll hope one day you can be in the presence of MegaBot Mk. III. Miles, of MegaBots Inc, is going to climb up into the cockpit at Maker Faire to not only impress the audience but his girlfriend Jen. Wait... Is the robot holding a giant ring? View Now
To celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation and Martin Luther's iconic 95 Theses, "Reformation 2017" planners in Wittenberg took the unusual step of building a talking robot to bless attendees! The so-called "BlessU-2" was designed as more of a conversation-starter about AI ethics and theology than a serious religious aid, but it's definitely living up to its hype as people of all religious persuasions crowd in to check out the blessing bot. View Now
Over the last year, Matt Edminster and Billy Ramey of Renegade Labs have constructed a 3D printed InMoov robot. Dubbed Rosie, the robot has come a long way and they will only continue to develop her. She's got plans to be a part of something special as Matt and his wife Annie find out the gender of their baby in this video by Jukebooth. View Now
Robots are no longer a thing of the far, far future because the geniuses behind MegaBots are working hard to perfect robotic technology. Our RightThisMinute host Oli Pettigrew went to Hayward, California to visit their warehouse and check out the MegaBot Mk. III. In addition to free reign of their workspace, Oli was given some inside information on the upcoming MegaBot battle with Japan's robot KURATAS. View Now
Swiss mechanical engineering student Christian Schürch has created a robotic arm that constantly places track before a moving toy train. The arm senses the train's current position and determines the exact moment it needs to pick up and lay down another track. If he was in elementary school, he'd win the science fair by far... View Now
Working in customer service is guaranteed to get you dozens of colorful stories, but odds are you don't deal with a humanoid robot bent on world domination every day! Behind the 'bot is none other than our magician and comedian buddy MagicofRahat, who's made these wacky drive-thru encounters one of his signature tricks.
There is something incredibly fascinating about robots and the Ghost Minitaur is a mesmerizing contraption by Ghost Robotics. Built to handle all types of terrain, this robot demonstrates the agility of legs versus wheels when it comes to exploring outside. It can jump across short distances and catch itself when it slips on ice. Pretty ingenious gadget here! View Now
"Linu-us" is no ordinary robot—he can draw! In fact, this compact art robot can replicate on paper anything you draw on an accompanying app... with all your unique strokes and flourishes. Line-us got its start as a Kickstarter project but has seen such astounding success that it's coming to the real world soon.
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This shocking video has gone viral, revealing a new robot built by Boston Dynamics. Dubbed the name "Handle" this robot does not have mechanical legs but wheels that get it to and fro in a jiffy. Built to handle a reasonable heavy load, this machine is remarkable. View Now
Tesla Motors first made headlines for their luxurious self-driving electric cars... but did you know their autos are outrageously quick too? DragTimes pits a Tesla P100D with the brand-new Ludicrous Plus update against a rumbling, turbocharged 2017 Cadillac CTS-V at the track... and it's an absolute massacre!
If you have spent any time surfing the internet, it's more than likely that you have taken an "I am not a robot" CAPTCHA test at one point or another. CAPTCHA tests exist as a way of distinguishing human input from machine input. Well if this video is to believed, the tables might just have turned. View Now
Mass-produced self-driving cars are just a blink away, especially if Waymo has its way! RightThisMinute host Nick Calderone hops aboard a custom (and totally automated) Lexus RX 450h with VIP project engineers to witness the real-life technology that's already made Waymo's automated driving dream a reality.
A major breakthrough has been announced by researchers at the University of Minnesota who have been diligently developing a robotic arm that can be controlled by thought alone. This revolutionary discovery has the potential to change lives for those who are paralyzed or suffer from neurodegenerative diseases. View Now
The team at MegaBots has been hard at work developing the robot renegade, MegaBot Mark III. After attaching the arms of super strength and testing each of the joints, they are ready to put this machine to work. Can it do it? Well, at 16-feet-high, 350 horsepower, and arms that can lift 2,000-pounds EACH, we don't see why not. View Now
An adorable baby seal in the tidepools of New Zealand tries to make friends with a hovering aerial drone. The duo might have hit it off, too, if the wild critter could fly or the drone swim!
Until that day comes, we'll have to settle for more practical friendships like in this second video, where a furious or lovestruck octopus (you decide) latches itself onto a snorkeler's goggles and body and won't let go!
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Veterinarians at Vet Ranch notice one of their newest puppies is only walking on three legs. Astonished, they discover his poor leg is shattered into three different pieces! Broken bones, thankfully, are totally treatable at his young age so all it takes is surgery and some temporary "cyborg" enhancements for the adorable little guy to be back on four legs. View Now