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animatronics

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Giant, fire-breathing animatronic dragon storms the Bastille (well, Nantes)

La Machine's latest animatronic puppet is a giant, walking, fire-breathing dragon that took to the street of Nantes, France for a spectacular test debut.

By September 2, 2014

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Weak-minded fool: The puppeteering behind Jabba the Hutt

A 20-minute fan documentary explores the operation of Jabba the Hutt, including a new interview with one of the puppeteers.

By February 9, 2015

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Meet Lego T. rex: Lego Jurassic World trailer is literally jaw-dropping

The new game lets you collect the building blocks of life -- both DNA and Lego -- to create, customise and play as different dinos from all four films.

By February 4, 2015

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'It's evil!' Kids react to Teddy Ruxpin the talking bear

Watch the next generation of kids get creeped out and be entertained by the chatterbox bear, in this latest "Kids React" video from The Fine Brothers. Prepare to feel ancient.

By January 19, 2015

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A 'haunted' ad comes alive to scare the heck out of Swedes

An amusement park in Stockholm uses a terrifying technique to frighten people on the street into paying attention to their latest attraction.

By October 30, 2014

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Creepy incredible: animatronics by Gustav Hoegen

Prometheus. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Doctor Who. We've always assumed these effects were CGI — until we saw this showreel by animatronics master Gustav Hoegen.

By November 13, 2012

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Animatronic T. rex costume looks like it could eat you

Recreate your favorite scenes from "Jurassic Park" on a slightly smaller scale with an awesome and realistic baby T. rex costume.

By October 2, 2012

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Walking With Dinosaurs: Reviving the prehistoric

As Walking with Dinosaurs prepares for a monster tour of the US, we talk to the Aussie studio that creates the prehistoric beasts.

By June 18, 2014

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Oculus Rift to party at Chuck E. Cheese restaurants

The kid-focused pizza chain is moving up from animatronics to virtual reality with a deal to pilot test Oculus Rift headsets for birthday parties.

By May 20, 2014

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Military "crash test dummy" takes hard knocks to develop protective gear

The UK's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory has developed a life-sized robot to test chemical protective suits for the military.

By April 7, 2014