ALCNON Humanoid Bot Wails on a Tiny, Helpless Robot

Click to view » 11/13/08 4:50pm 11/13/08 4:50pmUnfortunately for the tiny robot in this video, this David vs. Goliath battle from the recent ROBO-ONE competition in Japan does not have a surprising ending. The gigantic ALCNON humanoid robot easily trounces his miniature opponent with a combination of swift punches and furious dance moves. Maybe it's…

Houdini Was the First Person to Fight a Robot on Film

That headline is one of those insane things you never expect to write, or even read, in your lifetime, but newly restored Houdini movies show that he's the first person EVER to fight a robot on film. If you're at all interested in robots, Houdini, or some combination of the two going at it, get a copy of Houdini: The… » 3/15/08 4:00pm 3/15/08 4:00pm