This horrifying, opera-singing robot will hunt for your orifices

What do you get when you pair a beautiful orchestra with a robot that looks like it’s trying to sneak into your body? Whatever this thing is. This wild robot, called an Alter, is part of the ScaryBeauty project. It’s designed to conduct an orchestra and even sing a bit.

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Code made real with the Clicbot

Everybody – and I mean everybody – seems to want to have a robot. I remember all manner of them growing up in the 80s (some were barely even good as toys, let alone as tools), and now there are all sorts of angles being presented framing these toys in a much more educational light. One of the latest to hit the scene is the Clicbot.

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Atlas is now a robotic gymnast

Atlas is now as agile as a gymnast, allowing this self-contained little robot to tumble, twist, and dance like a kid at a rave. The robot, created by Boston Robotics, started out as a simple bipedal robot that could pick up boxes and the like. Now, thanks to new tech and machine learning, this wild robot is far more agile than anyone single one of us, barring circus performers.

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