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This is RHex the Parkour robot and one day it will be used to climb on rubble in a rescue mission or cross extreme environments with sensors. Go RHex go! [VIA]
This puppy is not happy about the robot that keeps trying to talk to it. The puppy might be totally bummed that the robot is wearing the same outfit.
The Boston Dynamics crew has been busy making their BigDog even scarier by having it handle heavy objects.
This is a little animated short about a robot that is looking for a little companionship and talks in retro modem sounds. [VIA]
This guy decided to make a custom vehicle for his parrot Pepper. Pepper maneuvers it with his beak but the vehicle also has some fancy sensors so it doesn’t run into things. Pepper is one lucky parrot. [VIA]
This is a robotic bass called the MechBass and it was created by Engineering students at the University of Wellington. Here it is performing a cover of Muse’s “Hysteria.” [VIA]
Moritz Simon Geist has been playing electronic music for years, got bored, and decided to combine binary logic with the process. So, he created a drum robot machine that replicates the TR-808 sound. [VIA]
Here are some robotic fish swimming in an aquarium. They must be low maintenance pets! [VIA]
How do these robots settle a dispute? By making dubstep music, obviously.
This is Janken, and he is a Paper, Rock, Scissors robot. He has a 100% success rate of winning, so you better not bet against him. [VIA]