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Yes, you read that correctly. And it’s not a 3D-animation, but a real amphibious robotic device, capable of swimming very controlled like a real snake.

This at first might seem like stand up comedy, someone playing the role of a crazy professor, complete with white coat, large glasses and fluffy hair. But then when you keep listening, you start to realize this guy (Marvin Minksy, a pioneer on Artificial Intelligence) is just being himself, talking about the things he uses his time on earth for.

Oh my, what a time intensive project this must have been…

This is not sci-fi, this is sci-fact! What an incredible machinery!

Wanna see something really creepy, but not in a horror kind way? Click here.

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If you’ve got some time to spare, keep reading. If you got an insane amount of time to spare, why not re-create an entire Star Wars movie in letters?

Go check it out!

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An 81 year old man in Australia wanted to commit suicide, so he turned to the internets for some advice. The solution he found and used was (of course) a killer bot! He built the thing and succeeded! I’m so curious to know what the killer bot looked like, but as far as I can tell, there isn’t a picture available yet. What a way to go … pretty cool actually, compared to the more conventional ways of dying. Full article here.

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This robot was ‘animated’ with brainwaves! Full story at we-make-money-not-art.

Nobody has seen Wall-E yet, but we know what he/it looks like. Nice concept, very cool emotional expressions from a robot, the high quality stuff we’re used to getting from Pixar.

However, there’s a very striking resemblance between Wall-E and the robot from the 1986 movie ‘Short Circuit’, called ‘Johnny 5’. Even stranger, the box art is also suspiciously similar. There’s of course a hard to define line between inspiration and stealing, but it seems to me as though Pixar is balancing on the edge here.

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The picture of Wall-E was inverted to resemble the colors of Johnny 5 more.

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What could this be? A plow? A lawnmower? An anti-alien device? Look how tiny the people look on this photo… Where’s the wheel? Hand it over now and let me have a ride!

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