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Know when to fold ’em

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Those eggheads at MIT and Harvard are at it again! This time they’ve developed a tiny prototype folding robot that can turn into an airplane or an oragami boat, based on the electrical impulses it receives. Sure, this little guy’s as cute as a button, but the bigger idea here is that several of these tiny robots could form like Voltron and transform into practically anything.

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Written by Mike Winder

August 6, 2010 at 12:26 pm

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There are many copies

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In celebration of a federal judge’s ruling that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional, let’s take another look at everybody’s favorite number eight, Grace Park as Number Eight from Battlestar Galactica.

Written by Mike Winder

August 4, 2010 at 11:02 pm

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ZOMG! I’m drinking Tang right now!

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In your face, Sputnik! NASA recently unveiled R2—or Robonaut 2 if you’re not into whole brevity thing—a robot capable of tweeting from the International Space Station. I wonder how long it’ll take before he’s the Mayor of the ISS?

Written by Mike Winder

August 3, 2010 at 11:05 pm

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This changes everything. Again.

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Who needs FaceTime when you can talk with loved ones via the Telenoid R1 telepresence android?

How early is too early to start lining up at the ATR store?

Written by Mike Winder

August 2, 2010 at 11:19 pm

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J.J. Abrams to helm Boilerplate; Sheriff Arpaio to shit a brick

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So, J.J. Abrams is going to make a movie about Boilerplate, eh?

Do you think he knows about the 19th-century robot’s adventures with Pancho Villa?

My guess this will be the first sci-fi film to ever be banned from the state of Arizona.

Written by Mike Winder

July 30, 2010 at 5:44 pm

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Sexy robot revival: Strong, silent edition

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This week brought us the strong, silent types. From left to right: The gunslinger from Westworld, Gort from The Day The Earth Stood Still, The Iron Giant, and the Monolith from 2001.

Written by Mike Winder

May 7, 2010 at 7:00 am