Robots are a fact of life. Soon they will kill us. We'd like to document the coming apocalypse

Hotel Robot Makes Art Using Your Sleeping Patterns

Hotel Robot Makes Ar...

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Does that sound creepy to you? We hear ya. Ibis' upcoming Sleep Art project is cool, but, well... Ew. Ibis hotels in Berlin, London and ...

Popinator Shoots Popcorn Into Your Mouth

Popinator Shoots Pop...

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Popcorn Indiana sells all kinds of flavored popcorn, but they have gone above and beyond the call of a Popcorn maker with this one. They ...

Baxter Industrial Robot is Friendly

Baxter Industrial Ro...

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Most industrial robots are cold and impersonal, not to mention dangerous. Baxter is the opposite. He is made to be human-friendly. Baxter comes from roboticist ...

Lettuce Bot weed-killing robot

Lettuce Bot weed-kil...

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This prototype robot is designed to recognize and kill weeds on giant commercial farms and it is smart enough to know the difference between weeds ...

Cheetah Robot Can Outrun Humans

Cheetah Robot Can Ou...

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It wasn't long ago that the Cheetah robot, developed by Boston Dynamics, hit it's top speed of 18mph. That's pretty fast for a metal Cheetah ...

Vote For Robot Hall of Fame

Vote For Robot Hall ...

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Normally when Carnegie Mellon's Robot Hall of Fame selects its honorees, it's up to those in the industry. But this year any human who loves ...

DARPA’s silicone robot cloaks itself

DARPA’s silico...

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Those folks at DARPA aren't going to be happy until robots everywhere are cloaked and in position to take over the world. Case in point, ...

SketRobo Robot Draws Pictures

SketRobo Robot Draws...

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At IFA, this cute robot was showing off it's drawing skills. The prototype comes from Vietnamese robot maker Tosy. He doesn't cook, clean or take ...

Chinese Villager Creates Homemade Transformer

Chinese Villager Cre...

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A resident of Heping village in Jinan, Shandong Province wanted his own transformer, so he spent six months and about 70,000 yuan ($11,025) to create ...

Jake PR2 Robot Donated To Help Quadriplegic

Jake PR2 Robot Donat...

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You have to love a story like this. It warms your heart. Recently, Willow Garage donated Jake, one of their PR2s, as a personal service ...

Robot Dance Party!

Robot Dance Party!...

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The Dance Party Robot is exactly what it sounds like. This shiny walking six-speaker sound system is all about making people smile and dancing. He ...

Robocop on unicorn tattoo

Robocop on unicorn t...

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We here at Botropolis are no strangers to robot tattoos. We've also documented Robocop riding a unicorn. It's all in a day's work for us ...