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

R/C Boxing Robots Have The Eye Of The Tiger

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These toy robot kits from Japan are devoted to beating the crap out of each other. Tamiya’s Robocraft boxing robots come in a kit that’s ...

Self-Assembling Chips Will Lead To Bendable Robots

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This little logic circuit is made from organic molecules that lined themselves up to form 300 transistors, without the need for machine production. The chip-in-a-test-tube ...

Botropolis Is Expanding To Facebook & Twitter

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Forgive the intrusion on our normal nerd programming as I take care of this quick PSA. Botropolis is now on Facebook. If you have a Facebook ...

Jeremy Mayer’s Typewriter Robots Are All Kinds Of Awesome

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We've seen our share of robot sculptures, but Jeremy Mayer’s incredible typewriter robots are blowing our minds in a whole new way. He builds his ...

Nerdbots: Recycled Stuff Made Into Robots

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Married couple Nicholas and Angela from Kansas City, Missouri apparently love robots. They make Nerdbots from everyday objects found at their favorite antique and thrift ...

Celebrity Cyborgs

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Some would say that celebrities are robots. Thanks to Worth1000.com’s Celebrity Cyborg photoshop contest, some have become cyborgs. Hit the link for a bunch more. [Worth1000]

“Photo Real” Robots Express Themselves, Make Children Cry

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We love and fear robots, but sometimes it doesn't seem like they heart us back. At this year's SIGGRAPH in Los Angeles, Taisuck Kwon (from ...

Republican Cylon Conspiracy

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You might have noticed an eerie resemblence between Saul Tigh/Laura Roslin and Sen. John McCain and Gov. Sarah Palin. Are McCain/Palin involved in a vast ...

Follow the Leader

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Last week we told you about the possibility of robots moving into low-level service jobs, and today brings research news that shows some baby steps ...

Robots Compete To “The Final Countdown”

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How to explain this...It's like watching that part in the Rocky movies where Rocky trains to music and you get all euphoric and like "Hell ...

Vintage Toy Robots Galore

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As a collector of vintage toy robots I'm always on the lookout for cool new(Or old) stuff. Over at Darkroastedblend, they recently showcased a bunch ...

World War 2045 Will Be Fought By Robots

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Here's an awesome short film that combines transforming 1940s tanks and airplanes, robot kung fu, and an atomic bomb that ticks backwards to zero. It's ...