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MegaBots with Giant Knives, Dangerously Funny…

Taking time out from their busy construction schedule (a Mark III isn’t going to build itself, not yet anyway) the MegaBots team recently invited Simone Giertz to help test the Mark III upper body. Giertz (the Queen of Shitty Robots) has much experience with chopping robots so it seemed fitting to attach a pair of 8-foot-long knives to the arms of the Mark III and let her have at it.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the testing of latest handy work by the MegaBots team; one sick slicing, dicing and dispensing machine. Tests that almost purely by accident discovered the internet’s favourite new question, ‘Will it Chop?’ Sit back relax and prepare to be amused by the world’s largest fruit ninja.

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MorpHex Mark III, the Incredible Walking Crawling Rolling Spherical Robot…

Kare Halvorsen aka Zenta has continued the development of his most unusual robot over many years. The latest generation to go on show is the Mark III walking crawling rolling MorpHex spherical robot.

The Mark III has upgraded RGB LED’s, more processing power and improved control while rolling. All of the new improvements allow Hex to roll around with much more control, uphill, over obstacles and at higher speeds with better stopping abilities, while the new RGD LED’s just make it look cooler, they work.

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