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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Trailer 2

Latest trailer for the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film. Hmmmm… “Plot Summary:  The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police … Continue reading

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The Mathematics Of Murder

Should a robot sacrifice your life to save two? “It happens quickly—more quickly than you, being human, can fully process. A front tire blows, and your autonomous SUV swerves. But rather than veering left, into the opposing lane of traffic, … Continue reading

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Images From A Decade Of Mars Exploration

Humans have sent several robots to explore Mars, and during their time there, these robots have taken some extraordinary photographs. NASA have collected together a decade’s worth of images from Spirit and Opportunity for you to marvel at, and marvel … Continue reading

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The 20 Big Questions In Science

What are the current big questions in science? Over at The Guardian, they have collected together a list of the 20 big questions in science. Head over there to read about each one in more detail, but the 20 questions … Continue reading

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Pacific Rim – Con Footage

Soooo… giant robots vs giant alien sea creatures? It can only mean one thing! Evangeli… I mean, Pacific Rim! The above trailer was originally aired at WonderCon, but after much fan begging, has been released to the general public. “When legions … Continue reading

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Weekly Ramblings – Quadrocopters

Weekly Ramblings time, with a theme! This one is all about quadrocopters. There will be a bunch of videos after the break. First up, we have a great example of how agile and precise a swarm of quadrocopters can be. … Continue reading

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Weekly Ramblings – Astronaut Tweets 3D Fireworks Spelling Science

A new year, a new round of Weekly Ramblings. Let’s see what 2013 brings, shall we? Welcome to Weekly Ramblings number 1 of 2013! Starting off, we have the time when the internet exploded. Why did it explode? Well, a … Continue reading

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PhantomX

Got $2000 burning a hole in your pocket and wondering what to do with it? Well, you could always buy yourself (or me) a brilliant robot crawler from Trossen Robotics, as shown above. It starts off all normal, doing a … Continue reading

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Robot Here, Robot There, Robots Everywhere

Over at The Atlantic, they have a fantastic collection of various different types of robots, and the extreme environments we can send them to. “Advancements in robotics are continually taking place in the fields of space exploration, health care, public … Continue reading

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Robot Cakes

More cake! This time in robot form, courtesy of Cake Wrecks. All of the robot-shaped cakes are brilliant, and incredibly detailed. The one depicted here (a Cyberman from Doctor Who, in case anyone didn’t know) is over 2 foot tall. … Continue reading

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