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Quad. Quadrotor.

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Yesterday, Vijay Kumar from the University of Pennsylvania's GRASP Lab presented some of their research at the TED2012 conference.

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Valve Calls Half-Life 3 Rumors “Trolling”. UMADBRO?

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Ever since a purported employee of Valve wore a <a href="https://twitter.com/#!/Ekanaut/status/142476850931834880">Half-Life 3 T-shirt</a> to a game developer event, rumors have circulated that Valve would announce HL3 soon or release an Alternate Reality Game (ARG) campaign.

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“Quadrotor Formation Flying Gets Aggressive” Oh. Great.

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Researchers at UPenn's GRASP Lab taught quadrotor helicopters "<a href="http://widget.uproxx.com/b/2010/06/the-manhacks-are-coming">precise aggressive maneuvers</a>" then <a href="../2010/07/the-manhacks-are-cooperating">gave them claws</a> and programmed them to lift objects in unison and <a href="../2010/09/whats-that-terrifying-quadrocopter-doing-now">recover from violent throws</a>.

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Play Quadrocopter Off, Keyboard Cat

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Not content with teaching a quadrotor helicopter how to be a Researchers study high-performance flight, fast-changing flight maneuvers and other topics [Ed.

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Quadrocopters Can Be Dirty Hippies, Too

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"Kick it over here," said the quadrocopter, before murdering everyone.

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What's That Terrifying Quadrocopter Doing Now?

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We've been following Daniel Mellinger and Vijay Kumar's work at UPenn's <a href="http://widget.uproxx.com/b/130/http://www.grasp.upenn.edu/" target="_blank">GRASP Lab</a> for awhile, mostly so we can be cursed to know the exact nature of our death, like a cyclops.

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The Manhacks Are Cooperating

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Last month we wrote about the engineers of the <a href="http://widget.uproxx.com/b/130/http://www.grasp.upenn.edu/" target="_blank">GRASP Lab</a> at UPenn who built a quadrotor helicopter that looked like the <a href="http://widget.uproxx.com/b/130/http://half-life.wikia.com/wiki/Manhack" target="_blank">manhacks</a> in Half-Life 2.

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The Manhacks Are Coming

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Get out your crowbars and gravity guns, because the mad scientists have built something suspiciously similar to the <a href="http://half-life.wikia.com/wiki/Manhack">manhacks</a> in Half-Life 2.


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