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Robot butterflies made from recycled phones are slightly terrifying

The cool-yet-creepy mechanical bugs have been built to promote recycling, and are constructed from bits of old phones, including iPhones and HTC mobiles.

By June 3, 2014

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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 March 27, 2014

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A drive in the 'terrifyingly fast' McLaren MP4-12C supercar (pictures)

McLaren's second-ever road car is one heck of a ride.

15 Images By August 15, 2013

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Emoticons turn terrifying for child safety campaign

The usually endearing emoticon gets super creepy for an eye-catching French campaign aimed at making parents aware of who their kids may be talking to online.

By January 21, 2014

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Tourist held up at gunpoint films it all on GoPro

Riding a bike in Buenos Aires, a Canadian tourist is accosted by a biker with a gun. What happens next is frightening and filmed for posterity.

By September 18, 2014

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Hide! MIT's robotic cheetah no longer needs a leash

MIT improves its robo-cheetah by giving it the ability to bound and run around outside while untethered.

By September 15, 2014

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Loneliness narrows the uncanny valley

Starved for a little social contact? The face of a robot or doll will seem more alive to you than to someone with a brimming social life.

By September 8, 2014

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Oculus Rift and Kinect 'Vertigo Simulator' is totally terrifying

By hacking a bunch of gadgets -- and a fan -- together, it turns out you can convince a human it's about to die!

18 Images By May 29, 2013

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Beware! 8 sinister consequences of Google and Amazon drones

If Google, Amazon, and Facebook usher in a new era of urban delivery drones, will we lose more than we gain? Crave's Eric Mack sees danger ahead for everything from Spam to Slurpees.

By September 2, 2014

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BASE jumper's terrifying 1,000-foot fall caught on GoPro

Extreme-sports junkie Matthew Gough's parachute malfunctioned, but he sustained only minor injuries while catching his entire, horrifying descent on a helmet cam.

By May 21, 2013