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This 15-foot inflatable pneumatic beast is a confusing mix of child-like inflatable wonder and cold, brutal, robopocalypse-beckoning science. The Ant-Roach (half-anteater, half, er, roach) is still a concept device, with inflatable actuators on the legs doing the heavy lifting -- apparently up to...

November 22nd 2011 at 10:26pm 0 Comments
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We've always thought maybe we'd dedicate ourselves to learning cool things like origami and yo-yo tricks in our twilight years, but it's starting to look like we might not have to bother, after all. A team of researchers have created "programmable matter" -- essentially origami that folds itself....

June 29th 2010 at 8:21pm 0 Comments