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animatronics

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Giant animatronic dinosaur falls into burning ring of fire, comes out even creepier

A fire caused by a spark from a welder's torch destroys the world's largest animatronic dinosaur.

By May 13, 2016

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Grumpy Cat meets her animatronic self

Madame Tussauds unveils a robotic copy of the famous feline in San Francisco, and CNET is there to ​interview​ ​Grumpy Cat herself.

By December 8, 2015

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'Walking Dead' attraction spotlights a different kind of walker

Molds from the AMC TV show are being used to create the undead for a new attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood opening in July.

By May 18, 2016

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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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Adopt a Gremlin: Special-effects wiz auctioning off movie treasures

The legendary Rick Baker is selling work including animatronics and puppets from "Gremlins 2" and "Men in Black." Find out what Mogwai monsters and alien gems await.

By May 22, 2015

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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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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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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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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 June 28, 2012

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Tinkertown: An animatronic, handmade maker wonderland

Crave's Nerdy New Mexico series explores the maker side of the state at Tinkertown, a folk art paradise full of animated miniatures and old amusement park machines.

By April 14, 2012