Car No Match for 15-Foot Fighting MegaBot

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The first full-sized, mobile, dual-weapon battling MegaBot made its debut at Maker Faire Bay Area on Saturday, firing giant homemade paintballs at a helpless art car (donated for the purpose) and thrilling the crowd with its menacing height and ear-splitting pneumatic cannons. You’ve probably heard about MegaBots, the proposed giant... Read more »

DARPA’s New Humanoid Robot, ATLAS


DARPA has been working on a few impressive humanoid robots for the past few years. As before, they're collaborating with Boston Dynamics to develop the ATLAS humanoid, and they've clearly come a long way since developing it's younger sibling, the Pet-Proto. Unlike Pet-Proto, the 74" ATLAS has arms with modular... Read more »

Watch DARPA’s Pet-Proto Robot Navigate Obstacles


DARPA, in collaboration with Boston Dynamics, has created a variety of fascinating robots in the past, including one that can outrun Usain Bolt and another that has a surprisingly human-like gait. Here's a short clip of DARPA's Pet-Proto robot accomplishing autonomous decision making and navigation through three obstacles. Read more »