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While Detroit waits for its Robocop statue, the Democratic Republic of Congo's one-upped The Motor City and installed a quintet of robots to keep an unblinking eye on any traffic-law violators. The Guardian reports that these solar-powered aluminum bipeds are armed with cameras to monitor the vehi...

March 6th 2015 at 7:02am 0 Comments
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If you're a fan of RoboCop -- and if you were a child of the '80s, why wouldn't you be? -- then today might be your lucky day. A ten-foot-tall prop of the executive-gunning ED-209 is now available for purchase on eBay for the low, low price of $25,000. Okay, so that's not exactly cheap for what isn...

February 11th 2013 at 5:36pm 0 Comments
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We're always vaguely shocked when something genuinely awesome happens on the Avatar Marketplace, since the very idea of paying for promotional items for the little you on your Dashboard seems to negate awesomeness. But there it is. Robocop avatar items, promoting nothing, apropos of nothing and...

August 22nd 2011 at 10:10am 0 Comments
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"Investigators say they've never dealt with a naked man attacking a robot before." So starts perhaps the most insane local news story we've ever heard. According to an ABC affiliate in Florida, a disgruntled man, sporting nothing more than his birthday suit and an AK-47, opened fire on a robot last...

April 7th 2011 at 1:04pm 0 Comments
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The revamped version of RoboCop won't be known as the first Blu-ray title to undergo some serious retooling due to widespread outcries over quality (or should we say, the lack thereof), but the film will finally be headed to BD in just under a month. Reportedly, the remastered, unrated edition will...

September 14th 2007 at 12:38am 0 Comments
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Law enforcement officials across the country have been using robots for some time now to scope out potential bomb threats, intervene in hostage crises, and make dozens of fresh donuts each day, but a new bot being developed for the Waukesha Police Department is the first one we've seen endowed with...

November 14th 2006 at 2:21pm 0 Comments