The coming robotic apocalypse is due to move one step closer on March 11, 2014. The date of the man versus machine battle scheduled to be fought out on the battlefield of the table tennis arena.
German industrial robot manufacturer Kuka Robotics has an unusual way to celebrate the opening of their shiny new robotics manufacturing facility in Shanghai. Challenge the human race to game of table tennis. Did I read somewhere that’s how the last war started? Probably not!
Presented for your viewing pleasure is the preview video for the man versus machine showdown. Sit back, relax and be sure to stretch out those hamstrings.
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Those heavily carbonated marketing minds at Coca-Cola have put together a little social media warning for us all. These socially thoughtful boffins are aiming to raise awareness of the dangers of social media addiction using the art of parody. Coke has even developed a solution; this is the Social Media Guard.
Social media is great, the life blood of our modern day hyper social world but the pitfalls to developing a social media addiction are many. The solution though may be even stranger than the addiction. I’ve seen a bucket head cat and even bucket head dog before but never have I seen a bucket head person, until now.
Presented for your viewing pleasure is Coke’s contribution to our modern internet everywhere kind of world, has Coke turned over a new socially responsible leaf or is it simply very clever marketing? Sit back, relax and get comfortable, this will only take but a minute to correct your disorder.
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Lotus the legendary English automotive design company have finally turned their attentions to designing spectacular two wheeled motorized creations, and it is spectacular.
The C-01 is the designation Lotus has assigned to this petrol powered streamlining design; with its sumptuous curves this motorcycle is going to attract attention.
The first post-production examples of this limited edition are currently undergoing road testing but no official release date or price has been announced as yet. In fact Lotus is refusing to talk price at all, I guess if you have to ask you won’t be getting into this club. With only 100 of the bikes being produced owners will be in an elite club of futurists.
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Seth Green’s hilarious show Robot Chicken has set the bar high when it comes to Star Wars gags, the Yo Mama fight between Sith Lord Palpatine and Luke Skywalker continues this fine tradition.
For all those new to Robot Chicken it’s an Adult Swim (Cartoon Network cable channel) animated series that captures the lighter side of many of our favourite TV shows. Check out the DVD’s if you don’t have access to cable TV.
Presented for your viewing pleasure is the Star Wars Yo Mama skit, the funniest one minute and seven seconds of Star Wars parody you’ll see. Also included to keep the laughs coming is the classic Hold the Elevator skit that proves even the most powerful people in the universe have to deal with ill mannered bastards. Sit back, relax and let the laughter be with you young Jedi…
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LED’s, the little silicon wonders that are able to convert electrons to photons are slowly changing the way we light up our world. Over recent years two incredibly clever designs that put LED’s to good use have become popular, emerging from the tinkering of some very clever electronics whiz kids.
POV or Persistence of Vision displays spin LEDs at high speed to form an image while LED cubes use an intricate array of LED’s. Both produce incredibly hypnotic and visually stunning displays and designs for both can be found on the web.
Presented for your viewing pleasure are the most visually stunning uses for LED lighting. Sit back, relax and turn up the volume, these are some catchy LED beats.
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While the nations of the world battle it out for gold at the Sochi Winter Olympics one little known winter sport has gone unnoticed, Cat Curling. An intensely competitive sport that replaces the mundane inanimate stones with furry felines, sliding them down the ice to victory.
Curling may not be everyone’s cup of tea but Curling with cats is a sport so hilarious that it has universal appeal. Why was this sport ignored by the Winter Olympics officials? God knows it may have helped the ratings.
Presented for your viewing pleasure is the video that has now inspired the world to slide cats along slippery surfaces. Sit back relax and let the coolness of the ice take you to the frigid feline future of Curling.
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Touch typing training has come a long way since the early days of putting a blank sheet of paper over your hands and letting your fingers fly. Now our touch typing digits can be zombie killers or as in our favourite new pastime they can see Sesame Street characters beating the daylights out of each other.
An exercise in the strangest kind of educational fun Sesame Street Fighter combines retro gaming, typing training and steroid induced rage on S St. Time wasting has now evolved to a whole new level.
Typing frantically you can watch Bert beat the living daylights out of Oscar the grouch, keep ahead of the competition and you are rewarded with a knock out punch.
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Nike ignited the worlds imaginations in 2011 when it released a limited run of Back to the Future II inspired MAG runners, shoes that exactly replicated Marty McFly’s footwear from the film. The shoes were however missing the infamous power laces that captured the world’s attention.
Rumours are running fast around the internet that Nike may correct this omission in 2015. According to Nike designer Tinker Hatfield who recently let slip that Yes the technology would appear next year, the actual year that Marty went to on his time traveling adventures.
Presented for your viewing pleasure are the videos inspiring a new generation of shoe designers, a flashback to a time when we imagined a future that is nearly here. Sit back, relax and imagine the possibilities.
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Tablet friendly RTS games are a new breed of evil time consuming amusement that will vaporize any spare time you may have. Think of them as Candy Crush Saga with a point.
The Settlers Online is such a game, but it has managed to fly under the radar so far, quietly it has been building to become the ultimate free to play (with paid premium options) real time strategy game that can be played anywhere, anytime.
After a year of constant play and development The Settlers Online is now more than ready to take over the world, it is ready to become the best kind of entertaining diversion from the daily grind.
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The Lego Movie is taking the world by storm. To whet the appetites of fans waiting in anticipation for the release Warner Brothers have created the most hilarious animated outtakes reel in the history of animated outtakes.
As children we imbue our toys with character using pure imagination, in just the same way the characters of the Lego Movie are brought to life, these are by no means lifeless plastic figures, as you will see in the outtake reel.
Presented for your viewing pleasure are the videos that will get you in the Lego mood, with more guaranteed LMAO moments than a Russian fail video featuring a crotch targeting ball throwing machine. Sit back, relax and be sure to have your laughing pants on, humour related accidents are assured.
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