Disney Creates Robot that Grabs All Your Bags

Oh, weird-faced Disney robot. We’ve already seen you play catch, with your weird flattop metal hairdo, and that ominous grin (do you have teeth?!). But now — now! — we see your true purpose. To grab our handbags. Very slowly. Or, well, to raise your hand up and wait for the bag to be placed …

Monarch Programming and Mind Control

The Monarch Butterfly. Every year, millions of these golden-winged insects migrate south to a small area of pine groves in central Mexico, which consists of only about 70 square miles. The process of this journey has amazed scientists for years, because the time it takes for the migration to occur is actually longer than the …

New Disney Robot Plays Catch, Juggles

Make no mistake: The Walt Disney Company may have begun as a simple animation studio, but these days it’s at the forefront of a variety of innovative technologies. Namely, Autonomatronics. They’ve already developed some shockingly realistic skin for their robots, and now they’re taking humanoid robot development one step forward by making their animatronics far …

Disney Could Clone Your Face And Put It On A Robot (If They Wanted To)

Theme park animatronics aren’t new. I mean, I’ve been watching dirty animatronic pirate feet dangle over my head in Pirates of the Carribbean since the 1980s. But the technology has vastly improved since then, and apparently it’s only going to get more…frighteningly realistic. For example, the above video demonstrates Disney’s recent developments in the creation …