Posts tagged "robots"

Look, A Robot Toddler Baby Learning How To Stand

It you. It us. It the future. …

Megan Reynolds | November 11, 2015 - 1:45 pm

“Robot Ethicist” Perhaps Too Concerned About Sex Robot Takeover

Whatever — if someone wants to sex a robot, let them sex a robot.

Robyn Pennacchia | September 15, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Watch This Parody Of Taylor Swift’s Dogged Pursuit To Bring Every Woman Ever Onstage With Her

“Please welcome to the stage my best friends, Gigi Hadid and the Blair Witch!”…

Megan Reynolds | August 17, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Robots Are Coming For Men’s Jerrrrrrrbs

According to a study from two Oxford researchers, robots are coming for men’s jobs. Automation is making many career skills obsolete, particularly those that involve “perception and manipulation, often in…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 4, 2015 - 5:00 pm

A Sexy Teddy Ruxpin? ‘RealDoll’ Is Creating A Sex Doll That Talks Back

Finally, every [lonely] man’s fantasy!
The US company “RealDoll,” the same people who make the creepily realistic life size sex dolls, have now added a bonus feature which is…

Katrin Higher | June 12, 2015 - 10:00 am

Japan Builds Robot Bears To Care For The Elderly

File this under “things the elderly get that I want now in my 30s.” The “Robear” designed by Japanese robotics company RIKEN is primarily designed to lift elderly patients out…

Katrin Higher | March 1, 2015 - 11:00 am

Pole Dancing Robots Appear At Technology Trade Fair

Women in tech have got more to worry about than sexist attitudes and an abysmal dude-to-lady ratio: at a tech trade show in Germany on Sunday night, there were pole-dancing robots.

Jessica Wakeman | March 11, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Japanese Butt Robot Proves Her Creator Is An Ass Man

Meet SHIRI, the Japanese butt robot. She’s legless and headless, but seems to enjoy a sensual massage to the silicon skin covering her posterior. Like a human woman, her artificial…

Jessica Wakeman | May 13, 2012 - 10:00 am

Oh Hey, Just Some Robots Having Sex, No Biggie

In my nightmares, this is what the future of mankind looks like. Like, 347 years from now, the aliens are going to come and turn us all into cyborgs and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 30, 2011 - 10:40 am

Wish List: A $400,000 Cookie-Baking Robot


It’s good to know the folks at MIT have the best minds of our generation focused on what’s really important: a robot who can bake cookies named…

Jessica Wakeman | August 6, 2011 - 6:00 pm

Kristin Cavallari Is Turning Into That Weird Svedka Vodka Robot

At least that’s what I pictured when I heard Cavallari would be strutting down the runway modeling a glass bikini designed by SKYY Vodka and Diesel to kick off Miami…

Julie Gerstein | July 15, 2011 - 10:40 am

Watch Out, Meryl Streep. There’s A New Robot Actress In Town

Meet Geminoid-F, the robot actress out of Tokyo looking to steal movie roles from human actresses in Tinseltown. The lady bot has already landed her first role in…

Susannah Breslin | November 12, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Gotta Have It: Robot Hair Washer

So, I hate showering. I find it tedious and boring and it’s hard to do my usual multi-tasking in there. But unfortunately, while I can get away with ye olde…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 29, 2010 - 5:45 pm

Woman Hopes Wife Will Live Forever In The Form Of Creepy Robot, Bina48

What has your S.O. done for you lately? Martine Rothblatt commissioned a $125,000 interactive robot — actually, just a robot head — of her wife, Bina Rothblatt, so…

Jessica Wakeman | July 15, 2010 - 1:10 pm

Love Vandal: Industrial Emotions

Reader Morgan snapped this in the Richmond district of San Francisco.

Have you seen graffiti that’s kind of sweet (even if it is against the law)? Send your pic

Catherine Strawn | May 23, 2010 - 2:30 pm

Japanese Couple Married By A Robot

A couple in Tokyo was recently married by, get this, a robot “priest.” The I-Fairy robots are traditionally used to give tours around museums and science exhibitions, but now…

Wendy Atterberry | May 17, 2010 - 11:40 am

What If Roxxxy, The World’s First Sex Robot, Got In A Fight With Andy, The Most Advanced Sex Robot?

It’s that time of year again, people. No, not time to hibernate in your apartment with Netflix and a down comforter. It’s time for the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo in…

Kate Torgovnick/ | January 11, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Dude Spends Christmas With Fembot Girlfriend

I always say: Nothing says “Merry Christmas” like spending the holidays with your own personal robot lover. As it turns out, I am not alone. Inventor Le Trung shared Christmas…

Susannah Breslin | December 29, 2009 - 4:20 pm

Would You Date A Guy With A Robot Tail?

I’ll tell you what the internet is good for: free porn, killing time, and weird videos. In the last case, take, for example, the video you see here. It’s…

Susannah Breslin | October 20, 2009 - 4:10 pm

A Pillow For Lonely And Depressed People

If I were in the business of selling pillows that mold, adjust, and even “breathe” in tune with the person cuddling them, I think I would go for an…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 7, 2009 - 5:30 pm