Tag - robots

WALL-E Takes It To The Streets

This is a rolling advertisement/animatronic character from the upcoming Pixar film. If you like it and want one, it will probably be in the Hammacher Schlemmer catalog in time for Christmas. Granted, if you have enough money to buy one...

Skynet Watch: Robo-Jellyfish

Okay, so the signs are all coming together: Skynet will be among us any day now. And not content to rule the land, robots will soon be swarming the oceans. How do we know? Because they always start off so cute and cool…like in toys...

Some of the Ninjas are Robots

Why is This Movie Not Real?

Is there any fiber of your being that does not, after watching the following, yearn for this 1936 classic? Wasn’t it Simon Schama who said: “History has a cruel way with optimism.” Never so true than now. Direct link for...

Giant Anthropomorphic Spud Seen Approaching...

That’s right. Mr. Potato Head is coming. And he will eat your face. All seriousness aside, though. That is some pretty impressive animatronics. It’s nothing like this, of course. But. Huge points all the same. Direct link for the...

Disney Schedule Through 2012

Disney has announced the ten animated feature films that make up their new release schedule through 2012. Plus some Tinker Bell direct to video bits. And you really don’t want the hoobah of the press release talking about how great it...

Where’s My Veritech Fighter?

Okay, so I ran across this article in Wired, where a guy trying to drum up interest in robotics priced out what it would take to build an actual Gundam robot. You know, the sixty-foot high business. The price tag? $742 million. Now...

What Happens When You Cross Marmaduke With...

You get this. Two thoughts. One, the thing has better balance on ice than I do on carpeted floors. Sad, I know. Two, even though it’s a robot “dog,” was I the only one who thought, “Hey, asshole–what’s up...

If Microsoft Developed Skynet

Someone is trying to kill Sarah Connor so the future savior of the human race cannot be born: Cancel/Allow? Direct link for the feedreaders. Found via poeTV.

My Robot Overlord… Did We Say Overlord...

You know, we’ve been tracking the inevitable slide towards Skynet for a long time now, but we never thought that the invasion would come from so innocent a quarter as t-shirts. But it’s happened. Enter My Robot Overlord, creating...