The Robotic Butterfly That Flies Like The Real Thing

The ChouChou Robotic Butterfly is just like a real butterfly, except it can live forever. Or at least until its battery runs out. You won't even know the difference, just watch it fly. [Japan Trends] » 7/17/10 9:00pm 7/17/10 9:00pm

A Robot Butterfly's Hypnotic Slow-Motion Flight

I'm sure this robotic swallowtail butterfly serves a scientific purpose. But whatever contribution it's making to biomimetics is far outweighed by the elegance of this slow-motion video catching it in action. Hold me closer, tiny dragon. » 6/16/10 1:20pm 6/16/10 1:20pm