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Controllable BristleBot Stays Within the Lines

Remember the bristlebots? Those toothbrush and pager motor robots that buzzed around? Here’s a version that is controllable. Watch it turn around after it goes past the black line.

‘iShoes’, Skates with 500W motors, go 13.5MPH

iShoes, available at, are motorized shoes that allow the wearer to roll along paths and streets at speeds up to 13.5 MPH. Basically, they are roller skates with 500 Watt motors on them!

Motorized Tiger Walks, is Functional Art

Motorized Tiger Walks, is Functional Art

Daniel M. Perez encountered a tiger in Belgium. Not a live tiger, but a motorized, mechanical tiger. The tiger was created by a local artist, who proceeded to ride the tiger!