Insectoid robotagami!

Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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By Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

2399 Articles

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I really wanted to call this post “scorpiod robotagami,” but after lambasting Wired the other day for failing to count legs, I have to watch my step pretty carefully. (Handy tip for bloggers: DO NOT ANNOY WIRED.) Plus, you know, it really looks more like a praying mantis.

Anyway, Dustin Wallace describes his you-fold-it metal Chimera figure as part human being, part armadillo, and part pill bug. But the one I just ordered is gonna be a scorpion, gorammit, no matter what Dustin or Wired says.

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