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Kill It With Fire

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Three researchers at Osaka University (Hisashi Ishihara, Yuichiro Yoshikawa, and Minoru Asada) built this nightmare fuel called "Affeto", which is Japanese for "have fun buying new pants, RoboPanda" [citation needed].


Too Much Nightmare Fuel, Not Enough Tortillas, and Links


BANNER PICTURE: The 100 Best Signs At The Rally To Restore Sanity And/Or Fear [<a href="http://www.buzzfeed.com/mjs538/the-100-best-signs-at-the-rally-to-restore-sanity">Buzzfeed</a>] 2010 UPROXX Holiday Guide [<a href="http://www.uproxx.com/2010-holiday-guide/">Uproxx</a>] What's up for 2012 in politics.


New Japanese Snakebot “Goes Where Humans Can’t”


<a href="http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/industrial-robots/japanese-snake-robot-goes-where-humans-cant">Spectrum</a> tells us this snake robot "goes where humans can't", which sounds like a threat.

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What Weird Gadgets Will Be at CEATEC?


Televisions only clear on one side.


Kill It With Fire: Robot Snake Climbs A Tree

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If the <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2010/08/robot-snake-to-replace-the-whale-in-my-nightmares">swimming robot</a> wasn't terrifying enough for you, there's good news, as Carnegie Mellon University has released a new video of their tree-climbing robot.


Robot Snake To Replace The Whale In My Nightmares

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The Hirose-Fukushima Lab at the Tokyo Institute of Technology has unveiled their newest iteration of an amphibious snake robot called ACM-R5.


Spermbot Wants To Sit In On The Meeting

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Hiroshi Ishiguro (above, right) has found another way to creep the hell out of all of us.

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