NASA's Humanoid Robot to Receive Legs

NASA's Robonaut 2, which is currently stationed aboard the International Space Station, could be outfitted with a pair of legs as early as the start of next year. The anatomical upgrade will raise the spacefaring robot's height to an imposing 8-feet, and increase its potential for mobility considerably. Let's just hope … » 11/12/13 6:40am 11/12/13 6:40am

Scientists explore the ocean floor with half-crab-half-car behemoth

Do not judge the Crabster by its lame name, which sounds more like the nickname of a frat guy from a terrible '80s movie than it does a badass ocean-roving robot. A portmanteau of "crab" and "lobster," two creatures after which it is modeled, the Crabster was designed by researchers in South Korea to help them do science… » 8/02/13 9:28am 8/02/13 9:28am

Watch this robot perform a perfect quadruple backflip

Youtuber hinamitetu has engineered a squadron of robot gymnasts capable of executing flips, handsprings, and high-bar acrobatics. Bots capable of entry into other artistic events are sure to follow. In this, his latest video, one of hinamitetu's creations performs a flawless quadruple backflip and sticks the landing… » 7/16/13 9:20am 7/16/13 9:20am

Tons of dancing robots in the trailer for India's Terminator

We've been excited for Endhiran, aka Robot, for years now, and India's big-budget robot adventure is finally coming out in about a month. This new trailer features dancing robots, Terminator shout-outs, and crazy action set pieces. » 8/04/10 9:30am 8/04/10 9:30am