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I Love The Attention To Detail On This Replica TARS

If you weren’t a fan of Matthew McConaughey’s brooding lead in Interstellar, then the obvious highlight of the movie was TARS, the 70 per cent funny army-surplus robot that accompanies him through space and time. This replica, made for Seattle Comic Con, honestly looks better than the real thing.


I Can't Take My Eyes Off Of This Cool Planter Robot

Video: I wish I had a window with a perfect view of this pack planter robot. I would open it every morning to watch the machine transplant pansies while I have my breakfast — and I would probably be late to work for the rest of my life.


For Sale On Ebay: Military Vehicle To Start Your Robot Army

Ever had a burning desire to start your own robot army? Well, now might be your chance, provided you have $US55,000 to spare. Someone is selling an experimental unmanned military vehicle on Ebay. (Death ray not included.)


Amazon Is Hosting A Robot Contest To Find Its New Employees

Some companies view their employees as an asset; Amazon views them as a problem to be disrupted along the path to perfection (and cheap two-day shipping on paperbacks). The latest ambition is to replace Amazon’s legion of shelf-picking drones with actual robotic drones.


Thanks For Having Me Gizmodo, It Has Been A Blast

With Luke covering Mobile World Congress 2015 I have spent the last few days holding the reins at Gizmodo HQ as guest Editor. In lieu of an actual introduction, here is a farewell instead, at least until next time.


Competitive Robot Fighting Downunder

Not many people realise that Australia actually has a small but active group of robot warriors. From small events in a local shed to national and international competitions, these backyard boffins do battle.


Man Pretending To Be A Robot Looks Like A Robot Pretending To Be A Man

Video: Dancer Madd Chadd is so, so good at doing the robot that he actually looks more like a frighteningly realistic robot pretending to be a human than a human dancing like a robot. In this latest video, he’s sitting down and attempting to eat a sandwich like a robot would and it looks absolutely perfect.


Calligraphic Robot Imitates Your Handwriting Using A Fountain Pen

There are a couple of companies that use robots to send handwritten messages on paper from your phone. The only bad thing is that they have been using canned typefaces until now: Bond has a new robot that can write notes in your own handwriting using a fountain pen. It’s really cool, check it out:


Restaurant With Robot Waiters Is A Blast From Futures Past

The robot waiter has arrived! In China. At one restaurant. Yes, the robot waiter has been the promise of the future for decades. But just like humanoid robotics as a whole, it has yet to get past the novelty phase. It’s nearly the year 2015 and sadly we’re still waiting for robot waiters to go mainstream.


This Robot Thinks It's A Tiny Little Worm

Artificial intelligence researchers have started looking to some of the simplest creatures for inspiration. Cyborgs who think like humans are still just a sci-fi dream, but scientists have had success recreating a less complicated brain. They have already created LEGO robot with the artificial mind of a worm.