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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/Kate-Book.com | 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

Recession Blues Hit The Sex Doll Business

By now, you’ve probably heard of RealDolls. They’re those lifelike, anatomically correct silicone sex dolls that costs thousands of dollars. They’ve appeared in movies (“Lars and the Real Girl”), on…

Susannah Breslin | September 23, 2009 - 12:20 pm

The Girl Below Is Actually An Android Sex Doll

Robots these days can perform surgeries, walk the runway, and even teach a class of students. And now there’s a robot that can … have sex. A German company called…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | September 18, 2009 - 6:14 pm

When Robots Kiss

In this strange video, two robots, their internal workings exposed, lean in for a kiss. Is this the most romantic thing since Romeo and Juliet or what? OK,…

Susannah Breslin | August 31, 2009 - 11:10 am

Robot Prostitutes May Be The Tourist Attraction Of The Future

These days, there are robots to do everything. Build cars. Vacuum floors. They’re even taking the place of fashion models on the runway. What’s next? According to one futurologist, robot…

Susannah Breslin | August 20, 2009 - 12:10 pm

Weird Machine Discovers The Number One Reason Why Condoms Break

Me? I don’t have a subscription to Contraception, the journal, but somebody out there must. Apparently, a trio of researchers set about studying the durability of condoms. After all, no…

Susannah Breslin | August 18, 2009 - 2:30 pm

You May Now Marry Your HRP-4C Robot Bride

Back in March, Annika posted about a robot supermodel walking the catwalk who was threatening to take jobs away from the ranks of sniveling supermodels. Now that robot, otherwise known…

Susannah Breslin | August 6, 2009 - 12:20 pm

Skeleton Jewelry For The Ghoulish Girl

Have a taste for the strange? Feeling a bit dark? In the mood for something ghoulish yet glittery? Check out this hand-jewelry created by twentysomething-year-old designer Delfina Delettrez Fendi, a…

Susannah Breslin | April 23, 2009 - 4:45 pm

Robotic Model Can’t Compare To Humans

For the first time ever, a robot walked a fashion runway today in Tokyo. Well it didn’t exactly walk, but sort of wobbled like someone waking from an…

Annika Harris | March 23, 2009 - 6:00 pm

Robotic Model To Walk Tokyo Runway

Tyra Banks may be trying to groom the next supermodel on “America’s Next Top Model,” but over in Tokyo, they’re building their catwalkers from motors, batteries, and software. On March…

Annika Harris | March 18, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Pole Dancing Robots Shake Things Up

Sci-fi guy fantasy has hit a whole new woody-popping high with robotic pole dancers. Created by Giles Walker, these dancing machines have been humping all over the United…

Simcha | December 18, 2008 - 1:30 pm

Quickies: Jessica Biel’s Stripper Movie Trailer

Jessica Biel’s stripper movie trailer is out. It’s called “Powder Blue,” which is the worst name we’ve ever heard, but it looks kind of good. Maybe? [Buzzfeed]
Man…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 10, 2008 - 10:00 pm