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Top 43 Robots in Q1 2009

— April 6, 2009 — Tech
Fire breathing robots? Hell yeah! This robots report features the top robots in Q1 2009. The report is a crowd-filtered ranking based on TrendHunter.com monthly traffic (several million monthly views) and our robot database, which now has more than 1,356 robots.

Implications - Included in this exciting collection are robotic arms that are meant to make life easier and more enjoyable for people with amputations or disabilities, as well as full-fledged robots that can walk, talk and perform basic functions. As long as you're not terrified of the grim future that movies like the Matrix and Terminator foretell, this is definitely an awesome collection of innovative ideas that is full of possibility and potential.
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Activity
Freshness
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Robot Scientists
Robot Scientists
Researchers Develop a Robot That Follows the Scientific Method
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iPhone Apps for Boozers
iPhone Apps for Boozers
Merges Robots And iPhones And Beers... Oh My
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40
Ballroom Dancing Robots
Ballroom Dancing Robots
Q4 Technologies Go-Robos as 'Strictly Ballroom' Competitors
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39
Spiderman Robots
Spiderman Robots
Tmsuk T-34 Robot Shoots Nets and Makes You Its Prey
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38
Huge Fire-Breathing Robots
Huge Fire-Breathing Robots
‘Giant Torayan' is Highlight of Roppongi Art Night
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37
DIY Rickshaw Pulling Robots
DIY Rickshaw Pulling Robots
Chinese Farmer Creates Robotic "30 Second Son"
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36
Humanimal Spy Bots
Humanimal Spy Bots
Biomimetic Robots For Collection Data in Dangerous Areas
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35
Segway With Legs
Segway With Legs
The Cajun Crawler Redefines Geeky Personal Transit
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34
Microcontrolled Insects
Microcontrolled Insects
Remote Controlled Beatles Are Part Living, Part Robot.
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33
DIY Solar-Powered Robots
DIY Solar-Powered Robots
RobotiKits for Kids Include Happy Hopping Frog Bot
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32
Microscopic Body Submarines
Microscopic Body Submarines
Blood Vessel Swimming 'Proteus' Robots Could Soon Be Reality
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31
Famous Scientist Robots
Famous Scientist Robots
Unresponsive Einsteinbot Gives People Blank Stares
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30
Reassembling Robots
Reassembling Robots
Shape-Shifting Design That Reconfigures After Being Kicked Apart
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29
Underwater Army Inspectors
Underwater Army Inspectors
SeaBotix LBV150SE-5 Remote-Controlled Vehicles
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28
Robots with Tentacles
Robots with Tentacles
Sculptural Bots Inspired by Nature and Biomimicry
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27
Mechanical Fashion Models
Mechanical Fashion Models
'Super Models' Invade Tush Magazine
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26
Canine Robots
Canine Robots
'BigDog' Buzzes Like a Bee But is a Honey
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25
Underwater Pollution Sniffers
Underwater Pollution Sniffers
Robotic Fish to Detect Marine Pollutants in Ocean Near Spain
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24
Personalized Robot Replicas
Personalized Robot Replicas
Little Island Will Create Mini Me Machines
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23
Puzzle-Solving Robots
Puzzle-Solving Robots
Guinness Book World Record Set By Rubik's Cube Robocracker
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22
Stealth Spy Robots
Stealth Spy Robots
SAM Snooper Camera Rod Extends from 25 Inches to 20 Feet
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21
Retro Robot Flashbacks
Retro Robot Flashbacks
Laughing at Futuristic Design Quirks Before Bots Were Real
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20
Self-Fueling Robots
Self-Fueling Robots
The EATR Will Hunt and Forage for Its Energy
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19
Fashion Model Robots
Fashion Model Robots
The HRP-4C Is Japan's Answer to Unaging Female Models
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18
Molecular Nanobots
Molecular Nanobots
Two Legged DNA Walker Robots Are Incredible
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17
Biotechnological Breakthroughs
Biotechnological Breakthroughs
Popular Mechanics Lists 20 Incredible Biotech Discoveries of 2008
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16
Robotic Building  Toys
Robotic Building Toys
'Topobo' Construction Kit Remembers Its Motions
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15
Fire-Breathing Robots
Fire-Breathing Robots
Junkyard Dog with Indigestion Roams the Streets of London
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14
Desktop Micro Maids
Desktop Micro Maids
The 'Mini Robo Vacuum' Sucks Up Crumbs, Leaves Cuteness
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13
Boxy Plush Robots
Boxy Plush Robots
Bunk Bots Are Cuddly Toy Factory Refugees
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12
Immortality Through Robots
Immortality Through Robots
The 'Oboe' Robot Keeps Memories of Your Loved One Alive
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11
Robot Greek Goddesses
Robot Greek Goddesses
'The Rise of Discord' by Broton is Mechanical Version of Eris
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10
Steampunk Invention Challenges
Steampunk Invention Challenges
Dvice Invites You to Retrofit Battlestar Galactica Villains
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9
Radio-Controlled Mobile Bars
Radio-Controlled Mobile Bars
Finally, a DIY Robot Actually Worth Making
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8
Papercraft Robots
Papercraft Robots
Shin Tanaka Collaborates with Giant Robot Magazine for These Toy Bots
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7
Cheeky Mechanic Sculptures
Cheeky Mechanic Sculptures
Recycled Robots and Ray Guns Look Ready for Trouble
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6
Recycled Robot Art
Recycled Robot Art
DIY Sculptures for Gearheads and Nerds
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5
DARPA-Inspired Cyborg Bugs
DARPA-Inspired Cyborg Bugs
Dean Christ's Controversial Collection Casts Eye On Warfare
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4
Haute Helmet Heads
Haute Helmet Heads
Benedict Campbell's Sensual FemBots Make Futurism Sexy
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3
Prosthetic Arm Fashion
Prosthetic Arm Fashion
Huseklepp 'Immaculate' Design Makes Prosthetics Functionally Hip
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2
Giant Steampunk Spiders
Giant Steampunk Spiders
La Princesse Webs Her Way Across the Globe
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1
Robotic Motorbikes
Robotic Motorbikes
Aggressive Yellow Motorcycle for Automated Performance
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