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85 Rad Robots

From Freestyling Bots to Motorcycle Riding Robots

— February 4, 2010 — Tech
In our ever advancing technological society, we shouldn't forget one of the most essential and original pieces of modern technology: the robot. It seems that we are on the brink of creating human-like androids and therefore are probably not that far off from artificial intelligence, which is a bit of a scary thought. In light of that, I thought I would show you some more primitive versions with these 85 Rad Robots.

Super intelligent cyborgs are one thing but you can’t really beat a uni-cycling robot, you just can’t. So before we are overthrown by machines like some bad sci-fi movie, remember how cool robots used to be with these 85 Rad Robots.
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Popularity
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Skyrocketing Robots
Skyrocketing Robots
Sandia National Laboratories Creates Hopping Robots For Outer Space Situations
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82
Soccer-Playing Mini Robots
Soccer-Playing Mini Robots
The AI-Equipped Robo-Q
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81
Spiderman Robots
Spiderman Robots
Tmsuk T-34 Robot Shoots Nets and Makes You Its Prey
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80
High-Fiving Robots
High-Fiving Robots
Ken Lim's Guardian Robot Monitors Your Twitter Feed, Emotes Accordingly
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79
Miming Robots
Miming Robots
Robotic Marimba Player Improvises With Human Piano Player
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78
Song Splitting Robots
Song Splitting Robots
'Splitterbot' Allows for Legal Music Sharing
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77
Customized Dancing Holiday Robots
Customized Dancing Holiday Robots
Exobotics
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76
Smelly Emotional Robots
Smelly Emotional Robots
Pomi Emits Smells & Makes Faces
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75
Exercising Robots
Exercising Robots
Bandit is a Socially-Assistive Robotic Personal Trainer
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74
Fast Reflex Robots
Fast Reflex Robots
Big Dog
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73
Monkey Thoughts Control Robots
Monkey Thoughts Control Robots
Cognitive Powers of Apes for Tech
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72
Break Dancing Robots
Break Dancing Robots
Mechanical B-Boys Who Can Really Bust a Move
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71
Emotional Sports Robots
Emotional Sports Robots
Robots Show Feelings in the Marubot Football League Game
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70
Humanimal Spy Bots
Humanimal Spy Bots
Biomimetic Robots For Collection Data in Dangerous Areas
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69
Ghost-Faced Robots
Ghost-Faced Robots
New Remo Robot Is As Creepy As It Is Advanced
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68
Robots With Brains
Robots With Brains
Cybernetics Professor Kevin Warwick Grows Biological Grey Matter
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67
Amazing Unicycling Robots
Amazing Unicycling Robots
Murata Girl is a Modern Mechanical Wonder
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66
Motorcycle Riding Robots
Motorcycle Riding Robots
Flossie is a ‘Bot Used as a Bike Tester for Castrol
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65
Multi-Functional Robots
Multi-Functional Robots
OmniZero.4 Jumps Rope, Cracks Eggs and Somersaults
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64
Tiny Cartwheeling Robots
Tiny Cartwheeling Robots
Vstone Introduces the Amazingly Dexterous Robovie-Nano
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63
Crumb-Eating Robots
Crumb-Eating Robots
The 'MO' Inspired by WALL-E Movie Dusts Away Desk Dirt
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62
Branded Bartender Robots
Branded Bartender Robots
Mr. Asahi (UPDATE)
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61
Primitive Lifeform Robots
Primitive Lifeform Robots
University of Tokyo's Crazy Research Scheme (UPDATE)
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60
DIY Fighting Robots
DIY Fighting Robots
The Robocraft Boxing Kit
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59
Wall Climbing Robots
Wall Climbing Robots
Electrostatic Vertical Surface Climbing
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58
Underwater Survey Robots
Underwater Survey Robots
The Fish-Like Tai-Robot-Kun
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57
Consumer-Designed Robots
Consumer-Designed Robots
The LEGO Mindstorms NXT Allows Buyers to Create
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56
BeatBots
BeatBots
Socially Rhythmic Robots Dance to the Beat
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55
Canine Robots
Canine Robots
G-Dog
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54
Grand Canyon Climbing Robots
Grand Canyon Climbing Robots
Panasonic Evolta PR Stunt
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53
Asexual Robots
Asexual Robots
Self-Replicating Machines
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52
Insect Based Robots
Insect Based Robots
The Next Generation of Bots
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51
Mall-Roaming Robots
Mall-Roaming Robots
Guard Robot D1 Acts as a Guide and Security Staff
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50
Anti-PMS Robots
Anti-PMS Robots
Panadol Menstrual Ads
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49
Paparazzi Robots
Paparazzi Robots
Mirror Installation Only Stares at "Interesting People"
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48
Self-Learning Robots
Self-Learning Robots
ApriPoko Universal Remote
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47
Disco-Dancing Robots
Disco-Dancing Robots
Get Down With These Choreographed R2-D2s
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46
Jellyfish Robots
Jellyfish Robots
Festo AirJelly
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45
Romancing Robots
Romancing Robots
Hysterics Video Shows Robot Boy in Love with Human Girl
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44
Remote-Controlled Gamer Robots
Remote-Controlled Gamer Robots
The Roboni-i is Ultimate Interactive Gaming With Real Bots
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43
Noodle-Making Robots
Noodle-Making Robots
The Sanuki Shokunin Crafts Delicious Asian Pasta Before Your Eyes
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42
Flea-Sized Robots
Flea-Sized Robots
Researchers Create Tiny Robots for Mass Production
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41
Robots with Tentacles
Robots with Tentacles
Sculptural Bots Inspired by Nature and Biomimicry
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40
Fly-Eating Robots
Fly-Eating Robots
Carniverous Clock Helps Solve Pest Problems
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39
Insect Robots
Insect Robots
The A-Pod Hexapod Robot By Zenta Looks Like a Mechanical Ant
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38
Running Robots
Running Robots
Toyota's Newer, Faster Robot Gives Us A Reason To Stay In Shape
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37
Canine Robots
Canine Robots
'BigDog' Buzzes Like a Bee But is a Honey
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36
Tiny Solar-Powered Robots
Tiny Solar-Powered Robots
Handcrafted Mechanical Beings Made from Castoffs
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35
Puzzle-Solving Robots
Puzzle-Solving Robots
Guinness Book World Record Set By Rubik's Cube Robocracker
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34
Social Message Robots
Social Message Robots
Crawling Japanese Salaryman
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33
Stealth Spy Robots
Stealth Spy Robots
SAM Snooper Camera Rod Extends from 25 Inches to 20 Feet
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32
Daily Robots
Daily Robots
Hallmark's Shoebox Illustrator Will Draw 3 Robots For 1 Year
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31
Emotional Robots
Emotional Robots
MIT's Nexi
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30
Life-Saving Robots
Life-Saving Robots
Robocue Comes to the Rescue Where Humans Hesitate to Go
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29
Self-Fueling Robots
Self-Fueling Robots
The EATR Will Hunt and Forage for Its Energy
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28
Cute Rehabilitation Robots
Cute Rehabilitation Robots
Taizou Offers Beneficial Exercises While Keeping a Smile on His Face
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27
Bridal Robots
Bridal Robots
The HRP-4C Unit Walked Down the Aisle on a Runway in Osaka, Japan
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26
Molecular Nanobots
Molecular Nanobots
Two Legged DNA Walker Robots Are Incredible
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25
Cow-Milking Robots
Cow-Milking Robots
Automated Dairy Extractors
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24
Suggestive Typewriter Robots
Suggestive Typewriter Robots
The 'Nude IV Delilah' Robot is a Seductive Magnet
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23
Self-Healing Mini Robots
Self-Healing Mini Robots
EU Symbrion Program
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22
Being Served by Robots
Being Served by Robots
This Radio-Controlled Table Replaces Restaurant Waitstaff
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21
Fire-Breathing Robots
Fire-Breathing Robots
Junkyard Dog with Indigestion Roams the Streets of London
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20
Athletic Mini Robots
Athletic Mini Robots
The I-Sobot Plays Sports Like Soccer and Boxing
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19
Floor-Swiffering Robots
Floor-Swiffering Robots
Evolution Robotics Introduces the Mint at CES 2010
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18
Snow Shoveling Robots
Snow Shoveling Robots
The i-Shovel Robot is Ready to Rid Your Walkway of Snow
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17
Repugnant Twin Robots
Repugnant Twin Robots
Pushya and Pullya By Paul Grader Bring Your Conscience to Life
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16
Hairstylist Bots
Hairstylist Bots
Markku Lahdesmaki's Robots Bicycle, Get Drunk & Juggle
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15
Mean Metal Robots
Mean Metal Robots
OriginalFake by KAWS & Hajime Sorayama is Fierce Yet Goofy
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14
Fire Fighter Robots
Fire Fighter Robots
Forest-Clearing Transformer
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13
Freestyling Robots (UPDATE)
Freestyling Robots (UPDATE)
Russia's Toyota Prius Robot is Captured in Stunning Images
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12
Sushi-Making Robots
Sushi-Making Robots
Chef Robot Uses Realistic FANUC M-430iA Hand to Make Nigiri
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11
Reclaimed Materials Robots
Reclaimed Materials Robots
Etsy Artist Turns Junk into Artful Sculpture
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10
Firefighting Robots
Firefighting Robots
OLE Insect Firefighter
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9
DIY Robots from Aluminum Cans
DIY Robots from Aluminum Cans
The Canbot Helps You Recycle, Kinda
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8
Lifelike Robots
Lifelike Robots
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7
Robot Soldiers
Robot Soldiers
UN Peace Robots Make Love, Not War
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6
Nurse Robots
Nurse Robots
RIBA Assists and Interacts with Humans
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5
Recycled Robots
Recycled Robots
Reclaim2Fame Uses 80% Recycled Materials to Make Little Gadget Guys
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4
DIY Spider Robots
DIY Spider Robots
The Spiderbot by Daniel Schatzmayr is a Hexapod
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3
Sex Robots
Sex Robots
David Levy Says Artificial Intelligence Coming Soon (In Bed)
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2
Pin-Up Girl Robots
Pin-Up Girl Robots
Hajime Sorayama's Chrome Paintings Look Like Sexy C3P0s
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Real Life Sex Doll Robots
Real Life Sex Doll Robots
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