robots

Weapons Test Turns Clunker Into 'Car Kabob'

Weapons Test Turns Clunker Into 'Car Kabob'

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
Robotics Can Be Utterly Romantic

Robotics Can Be Utterly Romantic

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
Protestant 'Blessing Bot' Draws Crowds & 'Racer' Tears Through Tunnel

Protestant 'Blessing Bot' Draws Crowds & 'Racer' Tears Through Tunnel

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
3D Printed Robot Reveals Baby's Gender

3D Printed Robot Reveals Baby's Gender

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
Oli Pettigrew Gets Exclusive On MegaBot's Latest Endeavor

Oli Pettigrew Gets Exclusive On MegaBot's Latest Endeavor

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
Robotic Arm Keeps This Train Rollin'

Robotic Arm Keeps This Train Rollin'

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
Robot Prankster Freaks Out Drive-Thru Workers

Robot Prankster Freaks Out Drive-Thru Workers

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. View Now
Outdoors Through The Eyes Of All-Terrain Robot

Outdoors Through The Eyes Of All-Terrain Robot

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
Finally, A Robot To Draw Your Digital Sketches!

Finally, A Robot To Draw Your Digital Sketches!

"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. Pitch in online while there's still time and celebrate the analog in our digital world! View Now
Tesla P100D Leaves Competition In The Dust

Tesla P100D Leaves Competition In The Dust

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! View Now
Robot Outsmarts The 'I Am Not A Robot' Test

Robot Outsmarts The 'I Am Not A Robot' Test

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
RTM Takes A Self-Driving 'Waymo' Road Trip

RTM Takes A Self-Driving 'Waymo' Road Trip

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. View Now
Robotic Arm Controlled By The Mind

Robotic Arm Controlled By The Mind

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
Futuristic Robot Lifts Car With Cutting Edge Technology

Futuristic Robot Lifts Car With Cutting Edge Technology

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
Some Wild Critters Just Want To Be Friends

Some Wild Critters Just Want To Be Friends

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! via ViralHog View Now
Indestructible Puppy Overcomes Injuries

Indestructible Puppy Overcomes Injuries

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
Robot Learns How To Master Classic Children's Game

Robot Learns How To Master Classic Children's Game

Even robots struggle to learn the classic ball-in-a-cup game. This video shows Pepper the robot finally mastering the children's game after 100 attempts. OK, that's still probably quicker than it would take all of us to learn but it's amazing to watch how Pepper practices. Of course, practice does make perfect, even if you are a robot. View Now
This Car Is Actually A 'Transformer' Hero In Disguise

This Car Is Actually A 'Transformer' Hero In Disguise

Our wildest childhood dreams have come true! Ever since the animated show and comic books back in the 80s, we've been dreaming of a world where sentient robot/car Autobot warriors duke it out with Decepticon baddies. Thanks to groundbreaking Turkish company Letrons, that future is here with this stylish BMW "Transformer"-in-disguise! via Jukin View Now
Russian Combat Robot Nearly Crushes Journalist

Russian Combat Robot Nearly Crushes Journalist

A Russian combat robot nearly crushed a journalist during a test. Reports say an error in piloting led to the robot rolling over the cliff, where the journalist tried to stop it. Despite this error, the miniaturized, robotic tank "Platform-M" is impressive. It can launch grenades, perform reconnaissance, put up smokescreens, and much more. View Now