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(Science Daily)   Researchers claim that the first self-contained autonomous soft robot fish can move as quickly as a real fish. They are, however, somewhat put off by its continuous singing of Take Me To The River and Don't Worry, Be Happy   (sciencedaily.com) divider line 13
    More: Interesting, Take Me to the River, electrical engineering and computer science, robots, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, robot fish, sings, rigid bodies, fluid flows  
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2014-03-19 09:36:11 AM  
Damn you subby for bringing up that stupid fad again. Bailing before the inevitable links to singing fish show up.
 
2014-03-19 10:08:15 AM  
I miss the singing fish, I would make special trips to Walgreens just so I could go and push 25+ demo buttons to decide if I wanted to buy one.

Then I would realize that I don't fish, and everyone would know that I didn't really catch it.  Maybe next week...
 
2014-03-19 10:22:20 AM  
Tough to see it swimming when there's NO FARKING VIDEO OF IT.

Morons.

"Doi de doi de doo, here's a pic of my new robofish making a 180 in a fraction of a second! See how FAST he moves in the PICTURE???"
 
2014-03-19 10:25:37 AM  
 
2014-03-19 10:46:44 AM  

ArthurVandelay: I miss the singing fish, I would make special trips to Walgreens just so I could go and push 25+ demo buttons to decide if I wanted to buy one.

Then I would realize that I don't fish, and everyone would know that I didn't really catch it.  Maybe next week...


I'm surprised we haven't had any walgreens employees snap and go on mass shooting sprees given they would have to listen to things like that go off hundreds of times per shift.
 
2014-03-19 10:57:46 AM  
youtube.com/watch?v=WSeSTI272LM
 
2014-03-19 10:58:29 AM  
Give me back that Filet o' Fish, gimme that fish!
 
2014-03-19 11:20:46 AM  
 
2014-03-19 11:32:05 AM  
Nice, Sprocket ! First thing I thought of.
 
2014-03-19 01:10:02 PM  
 
2014-03-19 01:39:43 PM  
scientists trying in vain to convince everyone they are NOT building and testing sex toys. (dildos)
 
2014-03-19 02:37:37 PM  
... hope it's not too soft to keep Cat from breaking a tooth on it.

/"I'm going to eat you, little fishie..."
 
2014-03-19 09:50:49 PM  
Jamie Hynaman is probably interested in this.
 
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