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Real-Life Juggling Jaeger Robots Could Happen Before ‘Pacific Rim 2′

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If you've ever been to a monster truck rally and fallen asleep, this might just impress you.

DINOSAURS

Michael Bay Hit ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ Actors With A Broom (Plus Clips)

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Here are three clips from 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' along with a story about how Michael Bay kept actors in line on set.

CHINA

The ‘Automatic Sperm Extractor’ (Handjob Robot) Is Coming To Chinese Hospitals

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The hand job robot -- er, we mean "automatic sperm extractor" -- is now taking all comers at a hospital in Nanjing, China. (VIDEO)

cruise

For $10,000, You Can Turn Your Audi Into A Nearly Useless Self-Driving Car

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Cruise wants to bring the self-driving car to you. Provided you're rich, own a late-model Audi, and live in the Bay Area.

Astrophysics

Neil deGrasse Tyson Has Some Issues With ‘Terminator’, Is Not A Time-Traveling Robot

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Neil deGrasse Tyson explains the probability of time-traveling killer robots to a child.

of course the japanese built this

Meet Kobian, Japan’s Robot ‘Comedian’

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Kobian is stiff, his material is weak and cliched, and his pacing is terrible. OK, so maybe this is actually a pretty good imitation of your typical stand-up comedian.

ADHD

New ‘Transformers: Age Of Extinction’ Clip Can’t Compete With The Parody Version

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The new clip from 'Transformers: Age Of Extinction' is nearly as subdued as the parody version.

BIPEDAL ROBOTS

Evil Scientists Created A Robot That Can Run Faster Than Usain Bolt

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At a speed of 28.58 mph, the KAIST Raptor is the fastest robot on two legs, which means that not even Usain Bolt will be safe from Skynet.

Robots

Google Debuts A Prototype Googlecar With A New Video

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The Googlecar, long speculated about, is now a reality.

automation

California Is About To Become Home To The Self-Driving Car

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The self-driving car may soon have a friendly home in the Golden State.

DINOSAURS

The Grimlock Trailer For ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ Rolls Out

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Here's the Grimlock trailer for 'Transformers: Age of Extinction'. Robots punch each other. Some of them look like dinosaurs. Sure, why not?

Science Fiction

The UN Is Working On A Preemptive Ban On All Killer Robots, So Your Grandparents Can Rest Easy

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The UN is taking steps to avoid the kind of scenarios that have fueled science fiction nightmares for years.

science

Of Course DARPA Wants To Teach Robots How To Team Up

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DARPA is teaching robots to team up to complete their objective. Which will probably turn into "Kill All Humans" at some point.

i hope you're happy

FOX Cancels ‘Almost Human’, Ruins Our Entire Day

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I think we all knew this was coming, but I'm going to be pissed off about it for at least two more years.

SPIN MASTER

Meet Boomer, The Cute Dinosaur Robot You Didn’t Know You Needed

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Boomer the dinosaur robot follows you around and can be trained with basic commands. Clever girl.

COOL

There Is No Real Need For This Robot Kangaroo. I’ll Take Twenty.

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Engineering firm Festo claims they create robotic animals in order to learn more about nature, blah blah, it's a robot kangaroo, does it need a reason?

3D printing

Stop Everything You're Doing And Build Yourself A Squishy Robot Slug Instead

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3D printing is making your dreams a reality. If your dreams involve robot sea slugs.

kill it with fire

This Terrifying Robot Just Wants To Dance, Presumably On Our Graves

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Artist Jordan Wolfson and Spectral Motion decided it would be a good idea to make a creepy robot that stares at people and dances. I don't get it either.

And Now There’s A Twitter-Powered Oreo Robot For Your Home

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Your kitchen may never be the same once you let this little Oreo-making personal robot butler into your home.


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