Crowdfund stories about Zodiac robots, Star Wars fart jokes and more!

This week's look at all things crowdfunding is jam packed with goodness - with everything from an artbook about Astrologically inspired androids, a fitness app with a post-apocalyptic narrative, and a revival of TV robot combat. Also, fart jokes. Lots of fart jokes. » 10/10/14 1:00pm 10/10/14 1:00pm

Winners Of The Robot Art Contest!

A couple of weeks ago, we had a robot art contest in honor of the RoboGames. The theme was "we welcome our new robot overlords." Now we have the winners. That's Wenchette's first place entry right there. See the rest below! » 5/07/10 2:15pm 5/07/10 2:15pm

Last Day To Enter Robot Art Contest!

In honor of April's Robogames, we're sponsoring a robot art contest. Create a work of art on the theme of "we welcome our new robot overlords" and you could win fabulous prizes! » 4/20/10 11:16am 4/20/10 11:16am

One More Week To Submit Your Work To Our Quick-And-Dirty Robot Art…

In honor of April's Robogames, we're sponsoring a robot art contest. Create a work of art on the theme of "we welcome our new robot overlords" and you could win fabulous prizes! » 4/14/10 3:26pm 4/14/10 3:26pm

In Honor Of This Month's RoboGames - Our Quick-And-Dirty Robot Art…

Every spring, San Francisco is host to an international robot competition known as the RoboGames, featuring tests of strength and skill. This year RoboGames is April 23-25, and organizers have joined forces with io9 to sponsor a robot art contest. » 4/06/10 3:46pm 4/06/10 3:46pm

Enter Your Robotic Art in the RoboGames' Annual Art Expo!

Are you an artist or maker who loves to build robots whose sole purpose in life is to be artistic rather than to destroy humans or build ships? Then we've got the perfect art expo for you, and you can enter your art robots now! » 4/16/09 4:09pm 4/16/09 4:09pm

See Robots Dance and Kill This Weekend

It's time once again for the inimitable RoboGames in San Francisco. This weekend, June 13-15, you can pack the bots in your hovercar, zoom out to the west coast of the United States, and spend 3 action-packed days ringside while robots small, medium, and sumo-sized beat the crap out of each other with saws, fire, and… » 6/11/08 4:07pm 6/11/08 4:07pm

Two Robots Enter, One Robot Leaves

Robot combat season is right around the corner and it makes me think of the smell of burning oil and sodomized electrons. Ah, the sound of a 200-pound killer bot smashing into a transparent barrier after being ripped apart and destroyed by fire. Yes, the Robogames have just opened for entries in preparation for their… » 3/04/08 11:57am 3/04/08 11:57am