Posts Tagged: Robots

now give it repulsor rays

NASA Reveals Their Android, Valkyrie, To The World

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Valkyrie looks like Iron Man's Mark VIII Armor, but it's actually NASA's attempt to revolutionize robotics.

atlas

The Military’s Walking Terminator Robot Is Now Advanced Enough To Do Pratfalls

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DARPA has built a Terminator-like robot capable of physical comedy...

ASHUTOSH SAXENA

Cornell University’s Stabbing Robot Learning To Be Less (Or More?) Stabby

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Cornell has a robot they are teaching to be less of a stabbing robot and more of an almost-stabbing-you robot.

BILL CONDON

This Creepy Animatronic Baby Almost Starred In ‘Twilight: Breaking Dawn’

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If you thought the CGI baby in 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2' was nightmare fuel, wait till you see this animatronic baby they almost used.

COP SHOWS

‘Almost Human’ Looks Almost Good

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Here's the trailer for 'Almost Human', starring Karl Urban as a cop who hates robots and Michael Ealy as, of course, his newly-assigned robot partner.

CHARLIE HUNNAM

‘Pacific Rim’ Gag Reel Shows Why Charlie Day and Ron Perlman Should Be In A Buddy Cop Movie

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Here's the Pacific Rim gag reel while it lasts, with Charlie Day and Ron Perlman hanging out and Rinko Kikuichi being adorable. (NOTE: Video might autoplay.)

welcome robot overlords

Boston Dynamics' New WildCat Robot Can Run You Down At 16mph

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Boston Dynamics, not content with its current nightmare fuel, has another breakthrough: WildCat. It can run faster than you! Until it runs out of gas!

big dog

The Pentagon Wants Its Creepy Robot Horse To Be Silent And Bulletproof

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The Big Dog robot is absolutely terrifying already. And now the government wants to bulletproof the thing!

economics

Why Robots Won't Replace Minimum Wage Workers Any Time Soon

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Whenever workers strike, people talk about replacing them with robots. So here's a lesson in technology... and market forces.

leaping bots

Adorable Robot Jumps With Help From A Tail

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Tailbot is a robot designed to move like a monkey. That'd be terrifying at larger sizes, so fortunately, he's adorably tiny.

CALIFORNIA

This Phlebotomist Robot Thirsts For Your Blood (Video And GIFs)

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Someone built a phlebotomist robot that can insert IVs and partially automate blood draws. THANKS, WE NEEDED THAT.

BACKFLIPS

The Robots Have Come To Kill Us At Gymnastics

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Remember when <a href="http://www.dump.com/goldvault/" target="_blank">Kerri Strug stuck a vault on an injured ankle to clinch the gold medal for the United States back at the 1996 Olympics</a>.

atlas

DARPA Has Built A Terminator. No, Seriously.

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DARPA has officially unveiled the Atlas Robot. Yep, we've finally built a Terminator. And they're teaching it to drive.

CHARLIE DAY

Here Is One Last Extended ‘Pacific Rim’ Clip For You To Enjoy Going Into Your Weekend

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An extended clip from 'Pacific Rim' reveals why Charlie Hunnam's character took a five year break from Jaeger piloting.

Canada

‘Pacific Rim’ Squeezes In One Last Trailer And More Videos, Now Has ‘Supertickets’ For Sale

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Warner just dropped another two-minute 'Pacific Rim' trailer, as well as a new clip and three TV spots we liked.

CHARLIE DAY

‘Pacific Rim’ Drops A New Full-Length Trailer, Fake Drug Commercial, And Four Posters

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Warner released a new full-length trailer for 'Pacific Rim', along with a fake drug ad and four posters.

CHARLIE DAY

Three More Videos From 'Pacific Rim' Use A Ship For Batting Practice

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Robots and monsters continue to pummel each other in a clip and two featurettes for 'Pacific Rim'.

CHARLIE DAY

Three 'Pacific Rim' Videos Bring The Rocket Elbows, Stick Fighting, And A Wildcard

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Three new clips from 'Pacific Rim' feature a robot punching a monster in the face, stick fighting, and a wildcard.

EUROPEAN TOUR

Rory McIlroy vs. A Trash Talking Golf Robot In A Washing Machine Hitting Contest. Who Ya Got?

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To help promote the PGA European Tour, Rory McIlroy took on a shit-talking "Golf Laboratory Computer Controlled Hitting Machine" to see which one was better at driving balls into freestanding washing machines.

CHARLIE DAY

Idris Elba Continues Being Badass In First ‘Pacific Rim’ Clip And 20 New Pictures

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The first clip from Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim aired on the Tonight Show.


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