|infinite zest - 2014-08-02 |
If I had that job I probably would've walked it out right out of the factory resulting in the slowest car chase ever...
Oh, wait, that's a Styracosaurus. Even Dinosaur Comics is probably better at dinosaur names than I am.
|Lurchi - 2014-08-03 |
DARPA you've done it again
|Binro the Heretic - 2014-08-03 |
It better not end up in a fucking creation museum.
If it does they better have the most appropriate song lyric ever:
Everybody please do not walk the dinosaur
|blase - 2014-08-03 |
There's an entire dinosaur animatronics industry apparently centered in Zigong, China. You can find more factory demo videos by searching on YouTube for "zigong dinosaur animatronics" (Probably because a number of dino fossils have been found there).
|apiaryist - 2014-08-03 |
I was in Tokyo circa 2002. There were gambling/video arcades on every street corner. In one of these, you could get onto the back of a bunch of pandas and ride all over the place. They were coin operated and it was just awesome.
|memedumpster - 2014-08-03 |
Holy god, I just saw a vision of the future where we all ride horses again, except they're robot horses, except they're not horses at all but robot dinosaurs.
Robot dinosaur horses.
I could swear there was an 80s cartoon like that....
There were a few cartoons sort of like that. Dinosaucers featured futuristic dinosaurs with access to robotic technology. People did not ride them, however - instead, the dinosaurs rode flying saucers and their human friends just walked. Then there was DinoRiders, which had dinosaurs that people rode; however, these dinosaurs were fairly low-tech, if I remember correctly. The evil dinosaurs had robotic augmentation, I'd have to look it up as my memory is very spotty about that series, but I think the good dinosaurs were equipped with Flintstones-style "all natural" technology, and not robotics.
Woops! I'm wrong. The good dinosaurs also had access to robotic technology:
But they were still not themselves robots.
Also, BioShock 3 includes robotic horses (steampunk robots, if you want to get technical), which was a really cool idea, but unfortunately it wound up going NOWHERE, because the designers were IDIOTS.
And speaking of robot horses, this is starting to get offtopic, but whatever, I think this is hella cool:
|snothouse - 2014-08-03 |
AND IT'S QUIET, TOO!
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