Robots are precise. I get it, but would you entrust your hand’s wellbeing to a robot’s precision? Specifically in a game of five-finger fillet and with a real knife? I don’t know. I probably wouldn’t. YouTuber Irfon Automation, however, seems to had a lot of faith in robots and in his case, a Staubli TX40 Robot and of course, what he claims as his talent for programming that enable this trusty (or not?) metal arm to do passes of five-finger fillet. Ok. Maybe, whether or not, Irfon Automation had a shit load of confidence doesn’t matter, because the hand on the table wasn’t his anyways. It appears that his neighbor had volunteered and so, I am guessing his neighbor was the one that had shit lot of faith in him (and little yellow armed Staubli there). Continue reading Would Trust Your Fingers To A Robot In A Knife Game Of Five-Finger Fillet?
Amazon is not alone when it comes to replacing humans with robots in sorting out packages. China’s delivery giant STO Express also has its own robot-aided sorting system at its Xuzhou sorting center where it uses numerous vacuum bot-like self-charging robots to drop individual packages into the respective chutes destined for delivery. According to the person-in-charge, the 20,000 square meter facility is capable of sorting between 18,000 and 20,000 in an hour with minimal human intervention. Thanks to this system, STO Express has saved itself 70 percent on costs over human workers who will not be able to work tirelessly 24/7 in the first place. Continue reading Robots In China Sorting 20K Packages An Hour Is A Sight To Behold
When a helicopter in motion is captured on video, what we saw is a phenomenon known as aliasing whereby we a general blur along with occasional pronounced blades that appeared to be rotating in alternating directions. However, if you managed to capture the footage at a frame rate exactly the same revolution per minute of the spinning object, such as in the example of a helicopter, it will appear as though the blades aren’t moving at all. Continue reading The Weirdest Thing Happens When Camera Shutter Syncs To Heli’s Rotor
A contraption that feeds on paper and spits out paper plane is not new, but one that does the same using only LEGO elements, now that’s news. Granted that this particular work of art coming from Arrow Electronics is not news. It was posted on Arrow’s YouTube channel a little over a year ago, but hey, like I always say, if you haven’t heard of it, it is news. Am I right? Anywho, if you have seen it, I am sure you are beyond awe to be bother by its age, and if you hadn’t, well, enjoy this wonder LEGO creation conjured up by designer Arther Sacek. Continue reading Watch: LEGO Paper Plane Launcher Folds And Launches A Paper Plane
When you are the world’s most powerful person, AKA the POTUS, you hardly can do anything you fancy outside of official work without secret service staff swarming around. Life as a POTUS is never private and everything POTUS does, it will be scrutinized to the core as Drumpf has learned. So, when the 44th President of United States finally passed the reins to the 45th President, he finally get to let his hair down completely and without restraint, even under the former President-entitled secret service protection. By the invite of UK billionaire, founder of Virgin brand, Richard Branson, the former world’s most powerful person along with wife Michelle hit up British Virgin Islands (AKA Necker islands) for a well-deserved true break he never had for the last eight years. Continue reading Richard Branson vs Barack Obama Kiteboard and Foilboard Challenge
Adrenalin junkies love the thrill that speed brings and the easiest way to get the speed fix is via cars. But if you don’t mind, a really, really fast RC car could give the same level of speed satisfaction. Ok, maybe not all RC cars can, but you surely can get your blood pumping with TRAXXAS XO-1 4WD electric RC car, a big boy toy we featured years ago that’s well capable 100 mph or more. However, while XO-1 maybe a scale car, it could be as dangerous a real car. Don’t believe? Just check out The Slow Mo Guys’ latest slow-mo video: 100MPH RC Car in Slow-mo. Continue reading Watch The Beauty And Destruction Of A 100 MPH RC Car In Slow Motion
Guess what? The Speeder Bike featured in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi exists! Yes! Here on Earth! Ok, we all know that a Speeder Bike is scientifically not possible with today’s technology, but thanks to the water-powered Jetovator we saw four years ago, it is sort of a reality now and thus, allowing Devin Supertramp and his team to recreate the Speeder Bike chase scene fairly accurately – except that, this entire ‘remake’, or real-life Speeder Bike battle, have to be played out over a river because, Jetovator. Hmmm, I don’t recall Endor has any river at all. Continue reading Watch Star Wars Speeder Bike Chase Played Out In Real Life With Jetovators
Whether or not you already knew why a WWI fighter airplane’s machine gun never strikes its own propeller, this video will leave you completely satisfied. Why? Because, slow-mo. Yes. It is The Slow Mo Guys, the dudes who just can’t stop making slow-motion videos on just about everything imaginable and this time, the duo explores the science of an ingenious invention of WWI. We know it is by the virtue of a meticulously timed synchronized gears that enabled this miraculous feat, but up till now, we have never seen it action in slow-motion. Continue reading Watch WWI Airplane’s Machine Gun Vs Its Own Propeller In Slow-Mo
So, you have played with Hot Wheels, zipping those miniature cars along the tracks, pulling death-defying stunts and feeling totally satisfied thereafter, but do you know how it feels to be in the front seat of the action? Front seat as in, in the point of view of the miniatures diecast car, while doing those loops and flips? No. You don’t and neither do we, but it’s ok, you don’t need to shrink yourself to do that (because you really can’t shrink like Wayne Szalinski) cos’ YouTuber 5MadMovieMakers will show it how is like to be in the hot seat in the comfort of your favorite chair. Continue reading Hot Wheels Stunts In First Person View Is Strangely Satisfying To Watch
Ad is one of the reason why traditional media like magazines and newspapers are on a slow ride on a sunset industry bus. People hate ads, well, maybe not all people hate ads, but for those who do, they will do everything in their power to avoid laying eyes on any. Some folks jumped to faster reaching media aka Internet for news and material consumption, where ad blockers can be used to prevent ads from assaulting their senses while they enjoy the content. Just when this group of anti-ad people thought they are safe from the byproduct of capitalism, Studio Smack dished out a grim prospect: what if the last ad-free haven in the world can be reached by advertisers? Continue reading Branded Dreams: What If Advertisers Can Infiltrate Your Last Ad-free Place On Earth?