Monday, June 24, 2024

By Evan Ackerman This week on BotJunkie, we saw some of the first exoplanetary images taken after the successful landing of the Phoenix robotic laboratory in the northern artic regions of Mars, found out that the perfect woman has been...

By Evan Ackerman This week on BotJunkie started off dramatically. We cringed as we watched a hapless Pleo get disemboweled by a ComBot at Maker Faire, felt a little better watching a few more ComBot matches where ComBots fought ComBots,...

By Evan Ackerman Over on BotJunkie this week, we kicked things off in style and watched some video of a cute little DIY CrabFu SwashBot take on an equally cute kitty in a battle of weirdness, got a little misty...

By Evan Ackerman If you aren't checking BotJunkie every day, you're guaranteed to be among the first to be assimilated when the robots take over. We got introduced to some gigantic CV08 robots that will use chubby suburbanites as fuel...

By Evan Ackerman On BotJunkie this week, we started things off with a video of a robotic chair that you control by pointing where you want it to go, heard with a raised eyebrow or two that WowWee's Robosapien is...

By Evan Ackerman This week over on BotJunkie, we started out by meeting a little Lego Mindstorms bot named Phobot who's terrified of big things, found out that it's a lot easier to give commands to robots if they're capable...
You might remember Robosaurus, created 17 years ago by Monster Robots in Southern California. The 40-foot-high, 31-ton behemoth quickly became famous for crushing cars and breathing fire all over the country, before dwelling in the land of obscurity. Apparently,...
By David Ponce Our own Evan is in San Francisco, covering Arse Elektronika, an Austrian sex and technology seminar. One of the first exhibits of the show was "F**Zilla", a robotic sex machine outfitted with a conveyor belt made...