I don’t remember this 45-minute attempt at adapting Isaac Asimov’s Robot Series for television, but I kinda want to see it. From these short clips of Robots you can tell the production was hampered by a meager budget (not to mention some questionable acting), but it still looks better than Alex Proyas’ I, Robot with Will Smith.

Isaac Asimov’s Robots

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Damn you Microsoft! Slightly NSFW.

Funny Videos – Microsoft Office XP (Banned Too Sexy)

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From Honda comes this short film about robots and their role in the past, present, and near future.

Living With Robots

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And now SkyNet is now one step closer to becoming a reality.

Amazing Japanese Robot Break Dances

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Warning – Do not try this at home.*

Scientifically Fluffin Your Cat / Do not try at home

*But if you do it will be hilarious.

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Meet Trexa

by alphamonkey on January 20, 2010

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trexaShe’s one sexy little bitch. The world’s first fully-electric vehicle development platform, Trexa can be tailored to virtually any application to custom create your very own electric car of the future.

“The platform is highly scalable, so features such as range, suspension, torque, acceleration, and top speed can all be tailored to suit the vehicle’s intended purpose. For starters, the standard platform has an acceleration of 0-60mph in 8 sec, a top speed of 100mph, a 105 mile range, and a charge time of 4 hours (based upon an efficiency of 200Wh per mile — comparable to a Prius in electric mode).”

“Working with this simple streamlined platform, designers can build virtually any vehicle they can dream up. Trexa is also offering a vehicle developer’s kit complete with a docking system, steering wheel/pedalbox, and CAD models for designing on the platform, which makes this system as plug-and-play as vehicle design gets.”

Learn more here.

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Quiz time

by alphamonkey on January 19, 2010 · 2 comments

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ps3 motion controllerTake a look at the pic and tell me if this is:

A. Electric Back Massager

B. New PS3 Motion Controller

C. Hitachi Magic Wand Vibrator

D. Minority Report Sick Stick Replica

E. New Rock Band Vibrating Microphone

F. Futuristic Disintegration Device

G. The Star of the next Transformers movie

H. All of the Above

You will find your answer here.

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How ’bout adding a little sciencey twist to help organize your favorite video game characters? Yeah, kinda cool. Thanks IHC for this nerdtastic take on the periodic table. Click here or on the image to see the full table.

periodic table of video game characters cap

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If you’re a MythBusters fan (and if you’re not, what’s wrong with you?), you might want to check out the following video of Adam Savage sharing his failures to a captive audience. Take a look.

MythBuster Adam Savage’s Colossal Failures

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coke phone

Seriously, seriously cool. More here. Of course if you try to use Pepsi your calling radius automatically gets cut in half.

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