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Hover Bot Arena Flash Game

Check out the Hover Bot Arena Flash game if you are bored. Use arrows to move and your mouse to shoot at other hover-bots! Cool game…


Retro-lookin’ robots!

Check out some of these cool retro-lookin’ robots. Although they don’t really seem all that functional, they kinda have the cool “retro” look to them.

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Color Changing Showers!

Wow, check out these color changing shower heads! It seems pretty basic (probably just high intensity LEDs on top), regardless, we like the overall design and originality! I’d love to have one of these showers, it’d be really cool… (well, maybe we can hack one easy…)

Perfect for creating a dramatic accent color, or merely for it’s therapeutic effect the lighted shower head embraces contemporary style. Created by Signorini Design, the Ultra Slim show

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Cleaning Robot from Japan that even apologizes

Check out this really cool robot that will even apologize to you if he/she bumps into you!

This cleaning robot from Japan can scoot around on its own, cleaning up, and features WiFi and a video camera to keep it connected to home base. It can even apologize when it detects that it’s bumped into a person. Yes, that’s good; train the robots young to fear and revere their human masters. We’ve got to watch our backs, after all.

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Technological Breakthrough Sculptures

Check out some of these really cool Terminator-like technological breakthrough sculptures. Although none of them are really functional, it’s a really great artwork… (I’d want one in my livingroom…) Actually, the bug robots seem like they can do stuff…

via microbotic

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David Copperfield makes Statue of Liberty Disappear!


This is very old but cool!

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Humanoid Robot Platforms

Check out these funny lookin’ Humanoid Robot Platforms from Hubo Lab at Kaist(Korean Advanced Institute of Science & Technology, kinda like MIT of Korea).

HUBO-FX1 is the human-riding robot having 12 DOF. The development concept is that the robot can walk naturally with carrying a person or a load of 100kg, so the lower body takes after legs of human and the upper body ta

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LaptopTablet turns any laptop into a touchscreen!

Wow, check out this cool gizmo that will turn your laptop into a touchscreen! (if it ain’t touchscreen already)

NAVIsis(www.navisis.com) presented its ‘Laptop Tablet’ that supports tablet functionality to a general laptop. Just attaching it on LCD monitor frame and connecting it to USB port, you can enjoy tablet on your laptop monitor. Suggested price is 130(USD).

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Use iPod as bullet-proof vest!

Now, you can use the iPod to stop bullets!

Kevin Garrad (3rd Infantry Division) was on a street patrol in Iraq (Tikrit I believe) and as he rounded the corner of a building an armed (AK-47) insurgent came from the other side. The two of them were within just a few feet of each other when they opened fire. The insurgent was killed and Kevin was hit in the left chest where his IPod was in his jacket pocket. It slowed the bullet down enough t

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Snow surfing with a Antartic Snowbot

Check out some of the cool Antartic autonomous solar robots being developed here. Above is a picture of a guy (yes holding a laptop), snow-surfing at about 5mph…

Not too bad on solar power, we give thumbs up for that.

One morning, while taking walking behind the robot and dragging a sled of equipment for quantitatively measuring the strength and cohesion of the snow underfoot, we

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