Short links for December 5th, 2007

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on December 5th, 2007: Gibson Robot Guitar – The guitar is tuned by tiny servo motors that tune all strings in no more than five seconds. Gibson Robot … read more

HydroBot Mark I – Using water to create sound

HydroBot Mark I is a robot that investigates the potential of using water to create sound and mechanical control of this classically fundamental element. Amplified metallic plates pick up the mechanical vibrations of sprayed water … read more

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Short links for September 23rd, 2007

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on September 23rd, 2007: visualsoftheworld.com – Longest page? Currently 24393.72 cm long, ready to scroll? Braille Graffiti – An attempt to create a unique moment for a blind … read more

Short links for August 29th, 2007

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on August 29th, 2007: Day of the Daleks – A bid to break the world record of the most Daleks in one place. Time lapse lunar image – … read more

Short links for August 22nd, 2007

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on August 22nd, 2007: USB Powered Mini Greenhouse – Features an adjustable growth light and an easy view window that offers maximum plant protection. Amazon forest carved up … read more

Iconfactory freebie: Transformers X Vol. 3

To help mark the occasion of the international release of Transformers The Movie on July 4th, Iconfactory has released a free icon set featuring some of your favorite robots, Transformers X Vol. 3. Iconfactory Transformers … read more

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take-g toys: wooden robot toys

My Japenese is a bit rusty, but luckily you don’t need to be able to understand it to check these wonderful wooden robot toys made by take-g toys. Wooden robot toys by take-g toys The … read more

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Sounds For The Space-Set! by RIAA (Robotic Intergalactic Astro-Artists)

RIAA (Robotic Intergalactic Astro-Artists) presents Sounds For The Space-Set!! This 22-song album is described as a “mashup tribute to the pioneers of electronic music“. Mashups titles include Antenna Rock/StroboNews (Kraftwerk “Antenna”, Queen “We Will Rock … read more

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Wanna dance? Robots with rhythm could rock your world

NewScientistTech has an article on Keepon, the robot that can dance (for real!). Keepon – dancing his socks off This squishy, yellow robot picks out the beat in a piece of music and moves along … read more

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Optimus Prime Paper Model

PaperRobots1999.com has building instructions for some cool fully-articulated-free-paper-action-figures. The year is 1999. The millennium is almost upon us. Y2K lurks around every corner, threatening to take over our computers and destroy all our technology. And … read more

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Forrest J. Ackerman and Frank Coe: Music For Robots

Jason of Scar stuff ripped this vintage LP and posted it for everyone to listen to: Forrest J. Ackerman and Frank Coe “Music For Robots” (Science Fiction Records, MFR-1001A, 1964). From the ad blurb (click … read more

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Musical instruments made of LEGO

This website has some pictures of a guitar constructed entirely out of LEGO pieces. The guitar was actually playable, but the ‘truss rod’ for the back was not sturdy enough to handle the string tension … read more

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