Disney’s Cool New Robot Etches Massive Pictures Onto The Beach

Sure, we didn’t get Baymax, but this little guy is still pretty cool.

The robot — aptly called “Beachbot” — works by dragging a set of pins through the sand, sort of like a rake. Each pin is individually raisable, allowing the bot to draw lines of varying thicknesses. More pins down = thicker lines drawn.

The artist behind the robot starts a canvas by setting down poles, which the robot uses as markers to finely calculate its position. At that point, the robot can be passed an image file to draw automatically, or the artists can steer it manually.
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Check Out The New Rock Paper Skittles Game

Skittles has always been a favorite of ours, especially since they picked Trale Lewous to do their last promotion. But now they’ve done something pretty cool and added a techie spin on a classic game.
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The “Rock, Paper, Skittles National Championship” has just kicked off to celebrate the release of Skittles’ new flavor, Green Apple. And this isn’t just another lame promotion, one lucky Skittlephile will be walking away with $50,000 in cash and a Skittles-dispensing championship belt. Seriously, that belt looks awesome.

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