Little Girl Declares Her Love For Abandoned Water Heater On The Street That She Thinks Is A Robot

Redditor shadeogreen’s daughter Rayna met a robot on the street and instantly declared her love for it. She was blissfully unaware that her new mechanical friend was, in reality, an abandoned water heater. Continue reading »

Designer From Hong Kong Spent A Year-And-A Half To Create The Humanoid Robot, Which Is Definitely Looks Like Scarlett Johansson

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Photo by Bobby Yip / Reuters

According to Clarence Fernandez via Reuters: “Like innumerable children with imaginations fired by animated films, Hong Kong product and graphic designer Ricky Ma grew up watching cartoons featuring the adventures of robots, and dreamt of building his own one day. Unlike most of the others, however, Ma has realized his childhood dream at the age of 42, by successfully constructing a life-sized robot from scratch on the balcony of his home.” Continue reading »

Buddhist Robot Is Now Delivering Religious Teachings At A 400-Year-Old Temple In Kioto

An ancient Japanese temple has hired the help of a $900,000 (Y100 million) robot to deliver the teachings of Buddhism. The android, dubbed Kannon, is based on the traditional Buddhist deity of mercy and is designed to attract young people. The robo-deity provided its first sermon at Kyoto’s Kodaiji temple, which opened in 1619. Continue reading »

The Most Expensive Cat Toy That Your Cat Might Actually Play With

Mousr is the only toy designed from the wheels up to play the way your cat wants. Mousr’s variety of tail attachments means he’s customizable to match just about any cat’s play style. With a switch of his tail, it’ll be like your cat is meeting Mousr for the very first time! Continue reading »

Meet “Mechdaddy 2018”, The Ultimate Daddy-Daughter Mechwarrior Costume

A very creative father (and uncle) who goes by the name Griddlock Cosplay built an absolutely brilliant Mechwarrior costume that requires both a child and an adult in order to make it work. There is a fully functioning fan and Arduino controlled LED lights to make the costume more realistic. The front of the costume has a hinged doorway that lets a kid enter and sit at the controls, while the rest of the costume goes to the grownup. Continue reading »

Vladislav Ociacia’s Robot Renders Are Works Of Art

Be still my robotic heart! The level of detail is astounding and makes the renders look more like production models than concept art. The robotic organs are a fantastic concept and give the robots a sort of macabre humanity. The next sci-fi blockbuster needs make use of these robot designs. Continue reading »

The Robot Next Door: Playful And Visionary Series By Nicolas Bigot, Niko Photographisme

Nicolas Bigot, aka ‘Niko Photographisme’, is a French photographer and digital artist who creates humorous and surreal images with a touch of credibility. We feature here a playful but also visionary series titled ‘The Robot Next Door’. He says ‘We live in a world of appearances. In the real life and the digital world. We play roles, characters. But appearances are often false or deceptive.’ Continue reading »

Japanese Engineer’s Giant Robot Dream


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Sakakibara Kikai’s engineer Go Sakakibara poses with the bipedal robot Mononofu during its demonstration at its factory in Shinto Village, Gunma Prefecture, Japan. Developed at Sakakibara Kikai, a maker of farming machinery, LW-Mononofu is a 28-feet tall, two-legged robot weighing in at more than 7 tonnes. It contains a cockpit with monitors and levers for the pilot to control the robot’s arms and legs. Continue reading »

Meet METHOD-1: The Korean Manned Robot That Is Straight Out Of Avatar

With the METHOD-1 project, the Korean company Korea Future Technology wants to build a real manned robot, immediately making me think about the movie Avatar, or even Aliens and Gundam. The first images of this 4-meter tall robot are impressive, and you can see the METHOD-1 robot learning to walk, or his pilot controlling its arms. Continue reading »

26 Feet Tall Dinosaur-Shaped Mechanical Suit Robot Performs In Tokyo

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Photo by Toru Hanai/Reuters

Japan’s On-Art Corp’s eight metre tall dinosaur-shaped mechanical suit robot “TRX03” performs during its unveiling in Tokyo, Japan November 10, 2016. Stomping and roaring dinosaurs took to the stage in Tokyo on Thursday as part of a presentation for a proposed entertainment park where visitors will be able to see the realistic replicas first-hand. Continue reading »

Robot Couple Parody Popular ‘Follow Me’ Instagram Page

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A Robot couple have taken photos parodying a popular Instagrammer who takes photographs of himself following his wife around the world. Dan Tanenbaum decided to take the shots of his miniature robots made of watch parts when visiting various tourist destinations. Unlike the original shots which show a woman holding her husband’s hand and leading him around, the robots are seen holding each others robotic hands. Continue reading »

Living With Humanoid Robot

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Tomomi Ota pushes a cart loaded with her humanoid robot Pepper in the early morning on her way to work in Tokyo, Japan, 27 June 2016. Reaching 120cm in height and 28 kilograms in weight, Pepper does not enter in the category of portable robot. But those characteristics dont stop Tomomi Ota to take Pepper in a cart to stroll in her neighborhood, go shopping or even take the subway. Continue reading »

The Buddha-Bot: Chinese Temple Enlists Mini Monk Robot To Boost Teachings

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Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon / Reuters

According to Joseph Campbell via Reuters: “A Buddhist temple on the outskirts of Beijing has decided to ditch traditional ways and use technology to attract followers. Longquan temple says it has developed a robot monk that can chant Buddhist mantras, move via voice command, and hold a simple conversation. Continue reading »

This Bolivian Student Built The Wall-E Robot Using Materials He Obtained From A Local Rubbish Dump

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Bolivian student Esteban Quispe, 17, holds a replica of the Wall-E character in Patacamaya, south of La Paz, December 10, 2015. Quispe built the Wall-E robot using materials he obtained from a rubbish dump in the town located in the Andean highland region. He hopes to mechanize agriculture in Patacamaya by making use of robots that operate on solar energy, Quispe told Reuters. (Photo by David Mercado/Reuters)
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This New Robot Lamp Has A Bit Of An Attitude

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A couple of San Francisco-based designers have launched a new lamp that looks like a little robot man. Continue reading »