• These magical (robotic) socks teach you to dance (robotically)

    These magical (robotic) socks teach you to dance (robotically)

    As humans find themselves forced to mate with our robotic overlords I suspect there will be some dancing. And what better way to teach us how to dance than with motors tucked into our socks? Designer Pascal Ziegler built these wild wearables to teach “dancing pairs choreography.” They’re basically vibrating socks. There is an Instructable here so you can make a pair of your… Read More

  • Mahru: Meet Korea's awesome dancing humanoid (videos)

    It’s not only Japan, but Korea is developing advanced robots, too. Case in point: Mahru, the dancing humanoid, made by the Korea Institute of Science & Technology (KIST). And this robot is way more impressive than similar models we’ve seen before. Read More

  • Video: Sporty robot Taizou wants the elderly to exercise

    Another week, another healthcare robot coming put of Japan (and this is generally a good thing). This new model, named Taizou [JP], is developed by the country’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) and was unveiled today. Its purpose is to motivate the elderly to exercise more in order to prevent diseases and stay young mentally. Read More

  • The Woz proves we geek types need to stay off the dance floor

    OMG. At least he still has money ’cause he lost his dignity last night. We’ll see if my month old prediction comes true tonight and he’s the first one voted off the island. Read More

  • Tonight's the night The Woz dances away his geek credibility

    Season eight of Dancing With the Stars premiers tonight and make sure to tune in to watch Steve Wozniak make a complete fool of himself. Maybe. Read More

  • Halo Wars: Impress the Royal Court with your dance moves

    Halo Wars will have a different approach on gameplay, according to Amazon. For example, 28 fun-filled, adventurous mini-games. Read More

  • Video: Dance to start the party with the International Dance Party

    Dancing… is… a primitive art-form… used in ancient times to express oneself with… the body! And communicate! This is my new favorite gadget (though the video, on the other side, is a little long). It’s called the International Dance Party and, in response to nearby dancing people, it goes off like the Fourth of July if Paul… Read More

  • Introducing Handvertising: Branding the brand-aware

    This is one of those ideas that I wish I thought of. I go to a lot of club nights, rock shows, and court dates. Usually they stamp your had, proof that you’ve paid the cover and are over 21 and are allowed to come and go as you please. Sometimes door persons or promoters will get kitchy with their stamps, but usually it’s something someone found on the bric a brac shelf at Goodwill… Read More

  • Blizzcon Dance Contest Gallery

    Y-M-C-A! So your Monday isn’t going exactly as you planned. Sometimes starting off a new week can be hard, especially after a fun weekend. Lucky for you, Blizzard just put up some pictures from the dance contest that was held at Blizzcon 2007. Contestants did their best to imitate dance moves seen in World of Warcraft. Not sure who came out the winner, but just remember one thing: the… Read More

  • Cosplay Dance: Why, Japan, Why?

    Cosplay Dance: Why, Japan, Why? Free Skype? Cosplayers dance. Police come. Cosplayers scatter. Rinse. Repeat. via TokyoMango Read More

  • RoboBoa

    Robert from RobotsRule sends in this video of a RoboBoa, the dancing robot snake. In addition to its disco moves, the RoboBoa has some use doubling as an alarm clock. By far the most useful feature though is its room sentry function. Using motion tracking it can identify intruders and dance them into submission. Quite intimidating. RoboBoa Read More