Tag - robots

Rock-a-Fire Explosion

Mitzi Mozzarella and the Rock-afire...

Showbiz Pizza Place, back in the day, was the stuff of kid legends. Imagine being a kid and knowing there was this place where you could get not just pizza, but also tokens--these magical talismans that were used to play video games.

Take-G Toys: Robots of Wood

All of the stuff at Take-G Toys' website looks pretty nifty, but these wooden robot toys rock ass. Imagine a world where you could instead of using Lincoln Logs to make buildings, you could use them to make mecha--and you'd have a lot of...

Tamanoi Vinegar Robot

Skynet Watch: Vinegar-Shilling Robot or...

Pink Tentacle mentioned that the Tamanoi Vinegar Corporation has had a robot made--a robot that's allegedly going to impress you with its prowess of vinegar. But...I mean, look at it. Skynet is getting pretty bold if it thinks we're going to...

Giant Robot Costume: The Roach Has His...

Okay, to have a giant nine-foot-tall robot costume–that’s one thing. But to have a little cartoonesque roach sitting in the mouth of the robot who’s piloting the thing and operates levers synched up with your steps...

Xmas Robot

Mini-Robots and the Invasion to Come: The...

This Instructable was originally created with Xmas in mind, but it’s one of those perennial cool ideas: you make a little robot that stores solar energy doing the day and blinks to “radio home for reinforcements” once the...

Skynet Started Out as a Librarian?

Seriously. Check this out: the Chicago State University library is run by robots. They use RFID chips in all the items to know when things are turned in and how they should be shelved–and the bots take care of it. Of course, we...

Ever-2 Muse: Supermarionation Without Strings

You can get the scoop about this robot from Engadget here, but what I really want to know is this: doesn’t she look like what would happen if Gerry Anderson turned out to be the Fantastic Four villain, the Puppet Master? Tell me...

Behold! The Mother of All Roombas!

The 2006 Robot of the Year is a $170K industrial-sized vacuuming robot. Bet you Roomba hackers are salivating like mad thinking about the possibilities, aren’t you? Found via Engadget.