Warning: Some of these pictures of real-life mannequins cannot be unseen and will live on in your brain forever.
We're not entirely sure if United Arrows' new MarionetteBot makes mannequins more or less creepy, but it's certainly attracting attention. To make it work, the popular Japanese clothing chain equipped a mannequin with a series of motors and 16 wires that are guided by a Kinect. By standing and moving in front of the…
Online retailers are able to collect massive amounts of data on consumers and their shopping habits. Now brick and mortar retailers want to enjoy the benefits of sweet, sweet data gathering, and they're employing spying mannequins to do it.
These synthetic heads don't need to be anywhere near the Uncanny Valley to be terrifying. Our friends at Oobject have assembled 12 of the creepiest prosthetic mouths in dentistry.
You know that feeling when try on a pair of new pants at home only to find they don't make you look as presidential as you thought they did in store? That's probably because they were modeled by Obama himself.
According to the New York Times, clothing retailers think that the best way to overcome THIS SLUGGISH ECONOMY is to spend thousands and thousands of dollars on a custom mannequin to display fancy threads on.
A 22-year-old man in Birmingham, England was arrested recently. His crime? Dressing up like a mannequin, stationing himself in women's restrooms at the local mall, and snapping smartphone pictures of their feet under the stalls. That's what we call a triple threat.
Robots have taken over the shopping malls. Flee.
Meet the manikins (not to be confused with mankinis), medical dummies (spelled "manikin", apparently) used to train future doctors on how to do the bare minimum to keep you alive that the HMO will pay for. There are all types, from the sexy Overweight CPR manikin to the Deluxe Child Crisis manikin. My favorite is the…