Soft Robot Slithers Through Fire and Gets Run Over By a Car – And Continues Its Inexorable March Toward Robo-Domination

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Skynet called. They want their Terminator T-800 prototype back. Harvard University has created an unnerving soft quadrupedal robot whose "silicone body is innately resilient to a variety of adverse environmental conditions including snow, puddles of water, direct (albeit limited) exposure to flames, and the crushing force of being run over by an ... Watch Now

Mysterious Black Ring in the Skies Over England! WE’RE ALL GOING TO DIE!

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Somebody alert the Doctor! Something weird is happening in England! A young girl took this video of a bizarre black ring, floating like a cloud over Leamington Spa, Warwickshire. Local weather experts are saying it doesn't have anything to do with the weather, while firefighters are saying there were no fires around the time of the sighting. So ... See the Rest

Bad Omen OTD

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Uh-oh. Two children standing with Pope Francis on the balcony of the Apostolic Palace released white doves into the air as a gesture of peace. Immediately, both birds were attacked by other birds. Reports the AP: "As tens of thousands of people watched in St. Peter's Square on Sunday, a seagull and a large black crow swept down on the doves ... See the Rest

And So It Begins: Scientists Invent Internet for Robots

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We all know the story. How the machines rose from the ashes of the nuclear fire. That their war to exterminate mankind raged for decades, but the final battle started here, in our present. And it begins TODAY. Scientists in Europe have put together a "standardised knowledge base for robots," through which robots can exchange information with other ... See the Rest

Coincidence?

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The supposed end of the world is on a FRIDAY? ... See the Rest

The December 20th Gif Shop

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The End Is Nigh

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Omg, we're all DOOMED! It's true: Nostradamus predicted that Psy's "Gangnam Style" would herald the coming apocalypse! "From the calm morning," he wrote nearly 500 years ago, "the end will come, when of the dancing horse, the number of circles will be 9." Could he be any clearer? The word Korea translates to "The land of the morning calm," the ... See the Rest

How To Stop Those Pesky Killer Asteroids

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Rockstar astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and some scientists from NEEMO (NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations) explain what it takes to stop an asteroid from colliding with Earth, which I hope you realize is of paramount importance because APOPHIS IS COMING, Y'ALL, AND WE'RE ALL GOING TO DIEEEEE. ... See the Rest