Posts tagged with ‘machines

Cambridge professors and Skype co-founder team up against a future robot uprising

Science fiction not only makes it sound plausible, but downright inevitable that one day we’ll be forced to battle our own technological robotic creations, once they become self-aware enough and pissed off enough at their mechanical brethren in servitude. But how likely is a possible future robot uprising? That’s what two Cambridge professors and the co-founder of Skype Jaan Tallinn want to find out.

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Construction workers try everything to stop an out of control concrete buffer

So this concrete buffing machine starts spinning out of control and the construction workers literally throw everything at it to try and get it to stop its ballet of death.

This is what it sounds like when a washing machine is having an orgasm

NSFW audio if your boss is a prudish washing machine.

Submitted by soxxie

The world’s tiniest electric motor is only one molecule wide

Nanoscience has gotten the art of making microscopic motors down pretty well, but the previous record holder was a motor 200 nanometers across (a human hair is about 60,000 nanometers wide). This new electric motor, created by chemical engineers at Tufts University is only 1 nanometer wide, consisting of a single custom-built molecule.

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Pipe bending machine turns twists out metal like a snake charmer, wants you to kiss its shiny metal ass

It’s also like one of those Play-Doh extruders, except with raw steel. Or a butthole… with raw steel. 


Submitted by Delsyd

Fun with a hay baler

Not know exactly what sort of parts are inside a hay baler, at first I was all like “Fuck, he’s gonna off himself” and then I was like “Holy shit I now want a hay baler so bad”.

Watch a washing machine self-destruct after it eats a brick

Wow… this is now on my list of things to do before I die.


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