Robot

'Boris The Robot' Can Load Your Dishwasher

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Tech

It's likely that you already have a robot dishwasher in your home: it's called a dishwasher. Now there's a robot who wants to load it for you, too....

'Unfeasibly Fast' Robot (For Kids) Arrives In Time For Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.09.2014 | UK Tech

A next-generation app-controlled robot named Ollie will launch in the UK before Christmas -- and every kid you know will probably want one. The goo...

This Robot Won't Stop Asking People To 'Get Naked'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Tech

A new humanoid robot developed in Japan has a unique strategy for making friends. It wants you to take off your clothes. The Andrew WK-style adv...

This Little 'Walking' Printer Is Adorable, And Genius

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Tech

One of the many, many problems with modern day printers - beyond the cost of ink, the fact they always break and are all hideously ugly - is that they...

WATCH: 'Cyborg' Drummer Has An Incredible Robot Arm

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK Tech

We've seen robot drummers before - and we all know you don't need two arms to be a great percussionist. But we haven't seen anything quite like thi...

WATCH: This Robot Cube Can Walk, Rotate, Balance And Jump

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.12.2013 | UK Tech

Today in terrifying robotics news, researchers at the Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control, in Switzerland, have built a cube. A robot cube. A ro...

WATCH: This Robot Cube Can Walk, Rotate, Balance And Jump

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.12.2013 | UK Tech

Today in terrifying robotics news, researchers at the Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control, in Switzerland, have built a cube. A robot cube. A ro...

WATCH: 'Wildcat' Robotic Cheetah Now Running Outside, Far Too Fast

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK Tech

A robotic cheetah build by serial robot nightmare-unleashers Boston Dynamics which can run at more than 30 mph in the lab is scary enough. But once yo...

WATCH: Robot Can Solve A Rubik's Cube In One Second

Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK Tech

As if you needed another reminded, robots are getting closer to making humanity fundamentally irrelevant. Today's example, however, is a little less g...

Fire-Breathing Robot Dragon Is World's Largest Walking Robot (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK Tech

The world's largest walking robot is 51-feet long, weighs 11 tons and is powered by a 2.0-liter turbo diesel engine. Oh, and it's a fire-breathing ...

WATCH: Slime Mould Controls Robot Human's Face

Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.10.2013 | UK Tech

Slime mould doesn't have a brain, but that doesn't mean it's totally brainless. Experiments have shown it's surprisingly clever for a pile of goo. ...

Meet Japan's New, Exceptionally Cute, Robot Astronaut

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 26.08.2013 | UK Tech

Japan is about to take another giant leap in adorable space exploration, by launching an exceptionally cute robot into space. Kirobo, designed by D...

WATCH: This Robot Runs Like A Cat

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK Tech

A robot designed to run like a cat could open up new possibilities for life-saving search-and-rescue tools. Designed by the École Polytechnique F...

PICS: This Massive, 56-Year-Old Robot Can Be Yours For £8,000

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 20.07.2013 | UK Tech

Are you rich, lonely and want a giant robot to hug? Then today is your lucky day. A nine foot tall humanoid robot built in 1957 is to be placed up ...

WATCH: This Robot Can Steal From Vending Machines

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.06.2013 | UK Tech

An enterprising fellow with a potentially relaxed attitude to the concept of ownership has built a robot that can steal from a vending machine. In ...

WATCH: Robot Helps You Make Ikea Furniture

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK Tech

Putting together flat-pack furniture. It shouldn't be difficult, but somehow we always end up bleeding, broken and surrounded by Allen keys. That ...

'Exploding' Robot Can Jump 30 Times Its Own Height

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 13.04.2013 | UK Tech

Scientists have developed a robot which can jump 30 times its own height. Harvard University's 'Soft' robot concept is a three-legged, silicone-bas...

Would You Let This Tiny Robot Give You A Massage?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle

WARNING: Video takes a while to get to the point. To minimise pain, skip to 0:50 seconds. Have you always dreamed of daily massages, but without th...

First Robot Legs To Walk 'Just Like Human'

The Huffington Post | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Most accurate robotic legs mimic human walking gait. A group of US researchers has produced a robotic set of legs, which they believe is the first ...

WATCH: Robot Is Unbeatable At Rock, Paper, Scissors

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 27.08.2012 | UK Tech

Robots are not just running restaurants and learning to speak, they're also beating us at childhood games. A team at the University of Tokyo has de...

Sheffield Attacked By Robots!

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 10.02.2012 | Home

Street artist Phlegm’s most recent creation, a 33-feet high robot, is hardwired to make an impression. The piece, which took 4 days to complete, ...

WATCH: Kinect-Controlled Robot Brushes Cat

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK Tech

What would you do if you had two Wii remotes, an Xbox Kinect, a treadmill, a cat and a Nao robot? Play Just Dance 3 and try to avoid smashing any ...

Pioneering Limbo Robot Could Help Rescue Earthquake Victims

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK Tech

A translucent ‘limbo robot’ that can shimmy its soft body through small gaps and round corners could be more than just a Christmas gizmo. The f...