On today's show, we check out Amazon's fleet of 15,000 robot helpers, an eBay auction for a trailer containing 25 playable Xbox 360 consoles, light-painting Swiss robots creating 8-bit art, and a pizza bed Kickstarter.
Amazon purchased Kiva Systems back in 2012, and now, the company is putting its robot research to good use by using them in 10 of its mega-warehouses across the United States. Shipping can often be frustrating, but it's pretty neat to know a robot might help fulfill your Prime order this holiday season.
The original "Matrix" gets the 8-bit treatment thanks to CineFix, and it's just about as good as the real thing. It's definitely better than the sequels.
In the great American tradition of weird political stunts comes the 8-bit video game "Giopi: 2014 Mission Majority."
Author George R.R. Martin writes on a DOS word processor, so it makes sense to watch "Game of Thrones" with a 8-bit soundtrack and sound effects, right?
This week on Crave we check out a light-based Rube Goldberg machine complete with melting ice, Godzilla gets the 8-bit treatment we have come to love, and the hit song "99 Red Balloons" is performed using red balloons. And also art made with cancer cells and bacteria...yummy! It's time for Crave!
Check out these meticulously crafted posters of the "Doctor Who" universe rendered in glorious 8-bit.
Watch this awesome remake of the film "Forrest Gump" as if it were an 8-bit video game.
More live-action Mario Bros. Nintendo weirdness from Japanese car commercials. Luigi is now a breakdancer! Plus Princess Peach and Yoshi.
Express yourself in 8-bit by giving your iPhone case a cool new look using fuse beads. An inventor in Scotland has made it easy.