Crave Ep. 143: Superhero gerbils, the best kind

Unbounded Robotics showcases the one-armed UBR-1 ROS robot; find out if someone died in your house; and giant scary fish invade California shores. Help!

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This week on Crave, we take a look at the $35,000 UBR-1 robot from Unbounded Robotics. This thing has one arm and it intends to use it. We explore the phenomenon of dead oarfish washing up on California beaches, and do you have a costume for your gerbil yet? Look no further than the rodent superhero costumes on Etsy.

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- This one-armed robot won't cost an arm and a leg

- The site that claims to know if someone died in your house

- Bullet-time rig made from 130 HTC One smartphones

- One nightmarish sea creature is fun, but is two an invasion?

- Superhero costumes for small rodents: Yes, please

- Artist creates 11-acre portrait in Belfast field

- Which Apple announcement excited you most? (poll)

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