Fit Fix: Meet the Motorcycle-Riding Robot That Is Designed to Be Better Than You

Yamaha MotoBot

Morning, dudes. Here’s the latest cool and/or technologically terrifying news from around the Internet on this fine Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015:

Robots Replacing Nature, Part 1: The good people at Yamaha Motors unveiled the so-called MotoBot, a robot designed to ride motorcycles faster than humans, at the Toyko Auto Show on Wednesday. No, seriously: The robot’s description is literally “I was created to surpass you.” Did we learn nothing from Age of Ultron, you guys?!

Robots Replacing Nature, Part 2: A team of Harvard engineers has created an insect-sized robot. Called the RoboBee, it can both fly and swim.



Aerial-aquatic robotic vehicles are on the horizon, thanks to a new flying, swimming, insectlike robot

Posted by Harvard University on Wednesday, October 21, 2015


Dirty Grandpa: Robert DeNiro kicks Zac Efron’s ass—at least metaphorically—in the new trailer for the comedy movie set for release in January 2016. (If nothing else, see it for Julianne Hough.) [BuzzFeed]

Frontier Justise: Miami Heat player (and former Duke baller) Justise Winslow dunked over THREE Charlotte Hornets players Wednesday night.



Justise Winslow with a monster slam

Hello, Justise!

Posted by Miami Heat on Wednesday, October 28, 2015