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Boston Dynamics' Newest Robot Moves Like a Donkey on Rollerblades Boston Dynamics' Newest Robot Moves Like a Donkey on Rollerblades

We got our first glimpse of Boston Dynamics’ newest robot about a month ago after footage leaked from a presentation given by Marc Raibert, the company’s founder. But today we finally have the first official reveal of Handle, and the new video will make you wish you also had wheels instead of feet.

Leaked Video Reveals New Boston Dynamics Robot That Can Perform Amazing Stunts on Two Wheels Leaked Video Reveals New Boston Dynamics Robot That Can Perform Amazing Stunts on Two Wheels

If this new leaked footage is any indication, it seems like the robot creators at Boston Dynamics finally found a way to improve on humanity’s primitive two-legged design: By adding a pair of wheels to their new self-balancing robot, giving the bot some impressive new capabilities.

This Ax Is Really Scary And Then You Realize It Has A Slingshot Inside This Ax Is Really Scary And Then You Realize It Has A Slingshot Inside

This week Joerg invited some students from the Technical University of Munich to create general mayhem with him via a steel axe. But an axe by itself isn't menacing/relevant enough. It obviously has to double as a slingshot. And it does! The handle of the axe is hollow . . .

It's a Flashlight! It's a Doorknob! It's Both! It's Not Real... It's a Flashlight! It's a Doorknob! It's Both! It's Not Real...

Glowing—sorry, sorry, going one step further than the last glowing door-handle we saw, the LEDoorHandle concept lets you unscrew the handle in emergencies when you don't have another torch to hand. [Yanko via GadgetReview via Freshome]

How Dumb Was Your First Online Handle?

Your criminal record gets wiped clean the moment you turn 18, but every idiotic screenname and angst-ridden Xanga remains in perpetuity. GOOD had a few online journalists (including our own Mat "emptyage" Honan) share their first handles, to amusing but mostly harmless results.

How Do You Give Your Milk Carton Some Sophistication? Why, With a Handle How Do You Give Your Milk Carton Some Sophistication? Why, With a Handle

So you want to go old school and drink some milk from a carton. But you're not 7 anymore, your beverage needs to be a bit classier. Enter Motte, an attachable wooden handle for your carton. [SPGRA via Design Milk]

Touch-Sensitive Faucet Is Absolute Kitchen Genius Touch-Sensitive Faucet Is Absolute Kitchen Genius

Dear Delta, I just saw your touch-sensitive faucet. You call it "Pilar Touch-Activated Single Handle Pull-Down Kitchen Faucet with ToucH2O Technology." I call it motherfaucet genius. This is how it works:

Yubz Talk USB Skype Phone Goes Retro Yubz Talk USB Skype Phone Goes Retro

We've seen those ironic retro handsets that work with cellphones before, but this could be the first one we've seen that works on an actual computer for VoIP capabilities. The Yubz Talk Online phone is a USB phone that looks retro on the outside, but actually supports pretty much any VoIP program you have (Skype,…

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