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animatronics

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Airbrushing software tackles animatronics and felines

Portrait Professional 10 automatic airbrushing software gets put through its paces with the challenge of improving the looks of a fortune telling animatronic and a cat.

By Jun. 28, 2012

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Robot dancer turns sexy into terrifying

An animatronic sculpture on display in NY combines film, installation, and performance in the figure of a curvaceous, scantily clad robot woman wearing a witch mask.

By Mar. 27, 2014

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Finally, a giant hexapod tank you can drive

Inventor Matt Denton has built a fully operational hexapod robot that you can drive around. Yet another reason to be careful on the roads these days, folks.

By Apr. 3, 2013

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Zoltar will personally tell your fortune for $9,000

You don't have to be Tom Hanks to interact with Zoltar. You just have to shell out $9,000 to have him delivered to your home.

By Oct. 9, 2012

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New, slicker Star Tours relaunches at Disneyland

After shutting down for a redesign, Disneyland's Star Tours ride opened this past weekend to return star travelers to a "galaxy far, far away." The retooled Star Tours: The Adventures Continue" featuress 3D tech, HD screens, and more.

By Jun. 7, 2011

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Yoda head: Original 'Star Wars' items up for auction

Get your hands on a piece of "Star Wars" history with an auction offering everything from posters to helmets to the skin from a Yoda head.

By Dec. 11, 2012

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Meet the mind behind the zombie head gumball machine

Artist Thomas Kuebler shares the inspiration behind his frightening and funny severed-head gumball machine.

By Jul. 25, 2012

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This week in Crave: The electric edition

This week, we harnessed static electricity through our fingertips and used it to rock our new folding guitar.

By Jun. 30, 2012

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Fleshless robot baby would do Skynet proud

Engineers and tinkerers, it seems, never tire of creating horrific human simulacra in robot baby form. This one squirms like the Terminatorish nightmare it aspires to be.

By Jan. 22, 2012

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Puppeteers, CG meet to create 'Real Steel' robots

To create the huge, boxing robots that do battle in the new Hugh Jackman movie "Real Steel," director Shawn Levy pushed past using only CG to build huge, articulated puppets to play the in-ring warriors of the future.

By Oct. 8, 2011