Where BristleBots Came From

By Miss Cellania Contributing Writer, [GAS] Over a year ago, Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories posted instructions for making a BristleBot, a cute little robot made from a toothbrush, a battery, and a vibrating motor from a pager. I thought it was a great idea, easy to make, worth posting at other sites. The real fun […]

Feature: The Ponginator – A Robotic Combination of King Kong and Ping Pong

By Brian Boyko Contributing Writer, [GAS] Ponginator is a robot, and as far as robots go, this one is fairly simple. It plays music, says a few words cribbed from audio files, and shoots ping-pong balls from pressurized air guns. We’ve been doing a series on crazy inventors with crazy inventions. Vernon Graner and the […]