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Own a full-size 'Transformers' Optimus Prime semi truck

Save the world from the inevitable robot invasion by investing in Optimus Prime. The massive fire-emblazoned semi from "Transformers" is going up for auction.

By January 5, 2016

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Does this eight-legged transforming robot portend our future cars?

A horseshoe-shaped, eight-legged robot is part of a project to develop a robotic vehicle that can travel over rough terrain.

By September 15, 2015

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This sticker will keep you from getting a sunburn

L'Oréal's My UV patch and these other gadgets will change your beauty routine forever.

By February 8, 2016

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Prankophone ushers in age of robo-prank calls (Tomorrow Daily 273)

Jeff discusses a robot that makes unique prank calls, a special graphene paper that can transform when exposed to infrared heat and a world record broken by a cute Chinese robot.

November 10, 2015

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Robot makes prank calls via the Prankophone (Tomorrow Daily 273 show notes)

The robotic melodies from the Prankophone are likely to confuse anyone on the other end of the line, but because the tone the device creates is unique to the particular number it dials, getting a call from this contraption would be kind of special (and annoying).

By November 10, 2015

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Shotguns transformed into robotic anti-war flutes

Made out of disabled shotguns, these robotic flutes play music corresponding to the rise and fall of US arms exports.

By August 19, 2014

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MorpHex transforming robot is more than meets the eye

A rolling orb robot transforms into a walking hexapod, complete with flashing LEDs.

By August 3, 2014

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Inhabiting a stranger's body using VR (Tomorrow Daily 173)

On today's show, Ashley and Khail explain how a particular VR experiment might mean we could have robot bodies someday, freak out over a really cool horror game that uses AR to transform your home and take comfort in an object that could make getting shots painless. #TDRoboVR

By May 5, 2015

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Putting humans in strange bodies with the help of VR (Tomorrow Daily 173)

A Swedish team is conducting research involving patients, VR headsets and MRI machines. The goal? To see how easily the mind accepts an out-of-body experience, potentially paving the way for robots controlled half a world away by a VR-wearing human.

By May 5, 2015

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Transformer-like suit lets you lift 110 pounds -- with each hand

An Italian engineering company has created a robotic exoskeleton that gives wearers superhero powers. But this one has a weak spot that Crave's Michael Franco spots in an instant.

By March 6, 2014