The Eccerobot

September 5, 2009 at 6:09 am | Posted in Robotics, Technology | Leave a comment
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The first anthropomimetic robot!

Carnegie Mellon’s Modular Robotic Snakes

July 29, 2009 at 4:24 pm | Posted in Robotics | Leave a comment
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Best feature: leg climbing!

The DIY Jansen Walker

July 27, 2009 at 9:42 am | Posted in Crafts, Robotics, Technology | Leave a comment
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Build your own Strandbeest (as previously described here)

The Wooden CD Changing Robot

October 31, 2008 at 7:44 am | Posted in Crafts, Robotics, Technology | Leave a comment
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Increase the efficiency of your CD duplication operation with the power of treepunk robotics!

The Robot Jellyfish Of Festo

May 10, 2008 at 7:55 pm | Posted in Robotics, Technology | Leave a comment
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It’s uncommon to see robots with such grace and poise.

Charting The Uncanny Valley

April 28, 2008 at 8:18 pm | Posted in FutureTech, Psychology, Robotics, Technology | Leave a comment
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Karl MacDorman walks through his research into the disturbing gulf of unpleasantness that near-human robots seem to occupy. (Seven-part Youtube presentation).

In Vestimentim Ursum

April 25, 2008 at 8:08 am | Posted in Art, Robotics, Sculpture | Leave a comment
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A bored designer dissects a host of motorized plush toys and reveals their strange inner workings, giving them a new, much creepier identity.

Phoenix The Hexapod

March 14, 2008 at 6:53 pm | Posted in Robotics, Technology | Leave a comment

“Indie robotics” isn’t exactly a huge field, but that doesn’t mean you won’t find a robot superstar therein from time to time.

Evolving Clocks

November 4, 2007 at 1:57 pm | Posted in Biology, Propaganda, Robotics, Science, Software, Technology | Leave a comment

Proof that, if clocks could breed and reproduce, evolution would make a fine watchmaker.

Kuka the Robotic Bible Scribe

October 29, 2007 at 8:45 pm | Posted in Books, Crafts, Religion, Robotics, Technology | Leave a comment

Continuous calligraphic biblical inscription by an industrial robot.

Useful Items You Can Print

September 13, 2007 at 5:45 pm | Posted in Crafts, Robotics, Sculpture, Technology, Weapons | Leave a comment

Inkjet to the rescue!

Keepon in Spoon’s “Don’t You Evah”

August 20, 2007 at 6:41 pm | Posted in Music, Robotics, Sculpture | Leave a comment

Celebrity rhythm robot Keepon has made his music video debut!

Matryoshkus

August 15, 2007 at 1:59 am | Posted in Crafts, History, Robotics, Sculpture, Software, Weapons | Leave a comment

Dividing the indivisible bit, Russian doll style.

Dragon Bags

August 14, 2007 at 10:45 am | Posted in Commerce, Crafts, Fantastic, Fashion, Kinesthetics, Robotics | Leave a comment

Good dragonEvil dragonI’m the one with the tongue.

How To: The Droste Effect

August 9, 2007 at 8:59 am | Posted in Art, Crafts, Dance, Eye Candy, History, Mathematics, Photography, Robotics, Software, Television, Vehicles | Leave a comment

Make your own infinite loop, then share it along with all the others.

The Concept Art of Niklas Jansson

July 13, 2007 at 10:34 am | Posted in Art, Drawing, Esoterica, Eye Candy, Fantastic, FutureTech, Games, Kinesthetics, Painting, Propaganda, Robotics, Sculpture | Leave a comment

Anyone willing to devote time to reimagining old video games with modern concept art is a class act in my book.

Skull-A-Day

July 11, 2007 at 1:27 am | Posted in Art, Crafts, Robotics | Leave a comment

For your daily dosage of Skull.

Brass Goggles

July 1, 2007 at 7:04 am | Posted in Art, Crafts, Esoterica, FutureTech, Politics, Robotics, Sculpture, Weapons | Leave a comment

The Lighter Side of Steampunk.”

The Art Of Stephane Halleux

June 20, 2007 at 5:05 am | Posted in Art, Esoterica, FutureTech, Robotics, Sculpture, Weapons | Leave a comment

Remarkable sculptures made from found materials.

Take-G’s Wooden Robot Toys

June 15, 2007 at 10:12 pm | Posted in Crafts, Esoterica, FutureTech, Robotics, Sculpture, Weapons | Leave a comment

Inscrutable Japanese Super-Cuteness!  Made from wood!

Chechen Home-Made Weapons

June 7, 2007 at 9:12 am | Posted in Crafts, Fantastic, Robotics, Weapons | Leave a comment

Seized by Russian and Chechen authorities, these firearms leave little to the imagination, apart from how they can misfire!

DIY Catnip Extract

June 6, 2007 at 3:08 am | Posted in Biology, Chemistry, Crafts, Drawing, Robotics, Statistics | Leave a comment

a.k.a Kitty Crack

The Robots of Mr. Woo

June 3, 2007 at 5:48 pm | Posted in Film, Journalism, Robotics, Sculpture, Television, Weapons | Leave a comment

An eccentric rural Chinese man compulsively build scrapyard robots.

37 Sources of Inspiration

May 29, 2007 at 12:33 am | Posted in Advertising, Books, Crafts, Literature, Photography, Robotics, Software, Television | Leave a comment

If nothing else, it inspires list-making.

LOLCODE

May 29, 2007 at 12:31 am | Posted in CG, Crafts, Gratis, History, Humor, Robotics, Software, Technology | Leave a comment
HAI
CAN HAS STDIO?
VISIBLE "HAI WORLD!"
KTHXBYE

The Art of Nina Katchandourian

May 17, 2007 at 6:42 pm | Posted in Art, Biology, Cartography, Crafts, Photography, Robotics, Sculpture, Statistics, Television, Weapons | Leave a comment

Her art plays on the intrusion of the unexpected. Whether repairing spider webs, distributing parasitic climbing handholds, or remaking a map, or capturing an unexpected friendship on film, it’s certainly food for thought.

The Candyfab 4000

May 10, 2007 at 9:43 pm | Posted in Crafts, Esoterica, FutureTech, Robotics, Technology | Leave a comment

Evil Mad Scientist Labs has developed a 3D fabber that uses sugar as its building material!

Socially Responsible Design

May 4, 2007 at 3:25 am | Posted in Crafts, Economics, Fashion, Health, Journalism, Robotics, Technology | Leave a comment

Neat low-cost technologies for the developing world.

Condom + Water = Fire

April 25, 2007 at 2:23 am | Posted in Crafts, Legal, Painting, Physics, Reference, Robotics | Leave a comment

How to start a fire with a condom and some water.  No, really.

Keepon, The Dancing Robot

April 13, 2007 at 3:57 am | Posted in Astronomy, Dance, Music, Robotics, Sculpture, Technology | Leave a comment

Bet you didn’t know one could dance this well with no arms or legsIt’s simply adorable.

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