The self-balancing technology that powered the overhyped disappointment that was the Segway is finally living up to its full potential with Hexbug’s new VEX Battling Boxing Robots line. You can not only build a pair of robo-pugilists that ride around on hoverboards, you can also fight them using motion controls to…
It’s assumed that when robots one day replace humans in boxing and ultimate fighting bouts, the ensuing battles will be like watching a real-life Transformers movie play out. But these tiny sumo robots tell a different story, with lightning fast fights that are over almost as quickly as they begin.
Here are two black mambas—the world’s most dangerous snake—fighting each other for the right to mate with a female black mamba. They’re engaging in a form of plaiting combat where they twist their bodies in a braid in hopes of making the other black mamba submit. It’s basically a never ending shove match that goes on…
Researchers at Keio University spent weeks showing laboratory mice footage of mouse porn, mouse fights, and mouse sniffing. They found out that mice can distinguish between social behaviors—and that they prefer seeing fighting to sex, unless drugs are involved.
Punching opponents in virtual reality is as awesome as it sounds, but soon it’ll also be a double-edged sword. Meet Impacto, an armband that re-creates the experience of actually being punched–without the pain, of course.
It’s a story as old as time, two guys fight over a girl for her love. Only it’s been remixed with hilarity and ridiculousness as the two dudes karate fight on the ground in an epic stop-motion video that makes it look like a 2D video game like Street Fighter. The battle goes on and on so creatively all over the park…
Japan’s Namiki Laboratory is known for its robotic arms and high-speed vision systems that can move and react faster than a human being can. That’s the neat part. The scary part is that for some reason the researchers there have decided that teaching their creations to effectively fight with swords was a good idea.…
For the first time ever, scientists have observed interspecies warfare in bees — a spectacular natural phenomenon involving prolonged aerial battles and kamikaze attacks that result in thousands of fatalities in both attacking and defending colonies.
It's a Roomba-eat-Roomba world out there and these two plucky floor cleaners are playing for keeps. By which I mean their drunk owners taped knives and balloons to them and forced them into combat. It's adorably dangerous!
The skeletal recognition tech behind Kinect is useful for way more than just gaming. It's good for sign language, cheating at pool, and (duh) porn. But it could help stop violence, too. Thanks to Kinect, security cams could automatically know if they're witnessing a beat-down.
It's no Real Steel, but damned if these tiny robots duking it out in the SupaRobotAttack fighting league aren't incredibly entertaining to watch. Not only are they surprisingly nimble, articulated, and agile, they're also all dressed up in kung-fu-movie-esque costumes which most certainly adds to their appeal.
Do you spend every night in a subconscious game of blanket tug-of-war with your bedmate? Now you can use a winner-take-all approach with this MMA-approved cage match bed that lets both of you playfully battle it out and decide who gets the majority of the sheets before you fall asleep.
Check out the latest addition of "Everything Is A Remix" — this time focusing in on the cultural influences "borrowed" for the Wachowski's Matrix movie. So perhaps when Neo said, "I know Kung Fu" he really should have said, "I know Kung Fu movies."
As much as the news cycle would want to move on and declare "victory" in Libya there is still very much a war going on there.
It's a tough galaxy out there, so you need a ship that can dish out some pain when needed. That's why Gameforge's free-to-play browser game Star Trek — Infinite Space is preparing to roll out the mighty Intrepid-class starship.
Sometimes science hardly seems worth it. To find out about the hunting habits of a rare spider, scientists had to find spiders, examine their sex organs, and finally put them in death matches against each other.
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Tens of thousands of years ago, the caves of central Europe were full of two species: the aptly named cave bears and cave lions. Even bigger than their modern counterparts, these ancient monsters were locked in deadly battle for survival.