Back to School With Robot Lunch Box

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Schooltime will be here sooner than you think. Stephen Joseph, designer of toddler chic, created this vinyl Robot Lunch Box. It features an insulated interior, a Velcro strap to hold a drink and can be cleaned with a damp cloth.

Via Stephen Joseph

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July 2, 2010

Must Have: Robot Matryoshkas

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These six robotic Matryoshkas can nest inside one another or be displayed individually in your fave nook or cranny. They are made with safe ABS plastic and are CPSIA compliant.

Via Matryoshka Madness

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June 25, 2010

Must Have: MC Lars Gigantic Robot Memory Stick

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Fans of MC Lars, this 2GB USB Memory Stick is for you. The 3" tall device contains MP3s from the album "This Gigantic Robot Kills," a PDF Digital Booklet and music video "Guitar Hero Hero." It has a handy keychain clip and can be reused when you have had enough of the tunes.

Via MC Lars Memory Stick

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June 18, 2010

Must Have: Electric Robomower

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Spring has sprung and the grass has riz so this year get a robot to do the chore. The 28 x 28 x 15" Electric Robomower can move 360º and up a 30º slope. It can be programmed to run automatically or by remote and has a built-in rechargeable battery. The two blades produce a cutting height of 1.6" at a speed of 6000 RPM and the company promises a relatively quiet operation.

Via
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Watson to Take on Human Jeopardy Competitors


IBM has been hard at work for the past 3 years developing their latest Question Answering computer. Watson, named after founder Thomas J. Watson, is supposed to duplicate the human brain's ability to understand the meaning of words, know the difference between relevant and irrelevant content and deliver final answers.

The company is so sure of the ability of their computer they are working on an avatar so that it can compete on Jeopardy later this year. The research has gone as far as getting the computer to answer in the form of a question.

Via IBM

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June 14, 2010

Monster Chess Set Made of Legos

Sponsored by Lego, a team of four very talented roboticists put together a Monster Chess set. Made of over 100,000 pieces and guided by Mindstorms NXT technology, the set and 156 sq. ft. board took over a year to complete. The game can be played in various ways, human vs. human, two computers or computer going against human. It can also reinact famous chess matches. Pretty impressive.

Via Team Hassenplug

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June 9, 2010

Robot Stickers For Everyone!

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Take away the crayons from the kids for awhile and give them some Circo Robot Appliques that are easy peel and stick. The 33 piece set only needs a sponged surface and can be reapplied and repositioned.

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KR also has a set of Robots in Space Stickers that are easy to apply and remove. In addition to robots, it comes with a bonus set of planets and spaceships.

Via Robot Stickers

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June 4, 2010

Must Have: Dinner Set for Tots

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The company may have a questionable name, but you gotta love this dinner set we found by Sugarbooger. The Divided Plate is made of melamine and has a suction base.

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The Silverware Set comes in its own case and is non-toxic. The Sippy Cup holds 6 oz. and the lid is BPA free. All three are dishwasher safe.

Via Sugarbooger Robot

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May 26, 2010

Navirobo Leads the Way

Pioneer and iXs Research teamed to create Navirobo, the epitome of "awww." Place it on your car's dashboard and it will wave its wings in the direction that the GPS tells you (and him) to go. When it nears the exact intersection, his eyes start blinking and the arm waving becomes manic. We admit its cute for a $100 one-trick pony robot, but we think it fits in the same category of texting while driving, way too distracting.

Via Botropolis

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Decorate With Blips & Beeps Bots

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Next time you go into deco mode, these Blips & Beeps Studded Robots can be placed on your clothing, backpack, laptop cover or any other flat surface. Use it as is or decorate further with paint, Sharpies or glitter. Blips & Beeps also come in Sticker Sets.

Via Blips and Beeps

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