Corporations aren’t inherently evil, they’re only as greedy as the humans behind them. It’s the same thing with robots. Robots have no emotions—they’re just a pile of metal, screws and circuits—but they will be as mean, selfish, and avaricious as the people programming them.
Does anyone know the emoticon for a vague sense of discomfort, caused by staring-down a dark and technologically alienating future?
This edible Optimus Prime is made of 700-800 individual pieces of gingerbread. And it doesn't just look impressive—it also won its maker, artist Caroline Eriksson, a huge cash prize.
Big Lazy Robot, the VFX house behind the beautiful short K3loid, is back with a somewhat sillier piece of animation, poking fun at the cycle of smartphone consumerism.
NASA's Robonaut 2, which is currently stationed aboard the International Space Station, could be outfitted with a pair of legs as early as the start of next year. The anatomical upgrade will raise the spacefaring robot's height to an imposing 8-feet, and increase its potential for mobility considerably. Let's just…
Do not judge the Crabster by its lame name, which sounds more like the nickname of a frat guy from a terrible '80s movie than it does a badass ocean-roving robot. A portmanteau of "crab" and "lobster," two creatures after which it is modeled, the Crabster was designed by researchers in South Korea to help them do…
Youtuber hinamitetu has engineered a squadron of robot gymnasts capable of executing flips, handsprings, and high-bar acrobatics. Bots capable of entry into other artistic events are sure to follow. In this, his latest video, one of hinamitetu's creations performs a flawless quadruple backflip and sticks the landing…
This coffee jockey finds herself far from Starbucks, astride an espresso machine that doubles as transportation. What stories happen in the course of her day?
If you're in San Francisco today, you might want to boogie on down to Dolores Park at 3pm for the Dance Party Robot's Robot Dance Party. If you're not in the area, you can still enjoy this video of the Dance Party Robot encouraging others to swing their hips like no robot's watching.
It's about time. After months of being boxed up in a crate, and five more months of sitting around after an awesome unboxing, NASA's Robonaut 2 helper droid has finally been powered up.
There's far more to monsters than kidnapping women and getting revenge on their creators. In the painting series "Tiny Confessions," these creatures lay their souls bare and confess the pain they don't want you to see behind their anger.
Remember the crazy robot centipede from Enthiran, the Indian movie that mashed up Transformers and Terminator? Here's the Bollywood film that everyone's saying is going to top that. Ra.One, starring Shah Rukh Khan, is coming this fall.
Ever since the robot epic Enthiran became one of India's most successful movies ever, the stakes have been rising for Ra.One (Random Access One), the rival science fiction movie from Shah Rukh Khan. Here's our first look.
Rubik's Cubes can be absolutely infuriating. If you've ever been bedeviled by one of these variegated frustration boxes, you'll get a kick out of this Rubik's-solving robot mercilessly destroying the puzzle in a scant 15 seconds.
For many of us, one of the year's most anticipated science fiction films is Endhiran/Robot, the Indian movie about a scientist (Rajnikanth) who creates a robot, which becomes a little too human. The first reviews are in. Spoilers ahead.
The Brooklyn Griffin is a recycled monster perched near the corner of Meserole and Waterbury Streets in Brooklyn, NY. The British design collective Giant Robots built the beast last month, but not before getting arrested in the name of art.
The Great Pyramid of Giza has been extensively studied (and looted) since its construction 4,500 years ago. But some tunnels are too small or too fragile for human archaeologists to explore - that's when they send in the robots.
This is Bina48, a robot head with thousands of thoughts and emotions from a real human woman, who she's even modeled to look like. Sadly, Bina48 gets her wires crossed — pissing off the NYT for wasting their time.