Gratuitous Randomness: The robocalypse

Gratuitous Randomness: The robocalypse

​Because it's a slow news day, each Wednesday, we bring you the best of our weird internetz world in a collection of loosely related items about whatever topic we happen to come up with. Today, we're thinking about robots, and the inevitable destruction they will one day visit upon human race -- the creator destroyed by its creation, a prophesy too richly ironic not to fulfill itself eventually. So laugh, damn you! Laugh if you will at these 11 images of the coming robocalypse. But don't say we didn't warn you.

The robocalypse will begin by giving everybody diabetes.
The robocalypse will begin by giving everybody diabetes.
Then will come THE FISHBOWL-HEAD ROBOTS WITH BAT EARS FOR SOME REASON, which will ultimately prove ineffectual at anything but splash-fighting.
Then will come THE FISHBOWL-HEAD ROBOTS WITH BAT EARS FOR SOME REASON, which will ultimately prove ineffectual at anything but splash-fighting.
If regular police are this good at bludgeoning people, imagine what those guys can do.
If regular police are this good at bludgeoning people, imagine what those guys can do.
At first, Will Smith was like, "Robots? Naw."
At first, Will Smith was like, "Robots? Naw."
But then the robots were like, "Reckinize."
But then the robots were like, "Reckinize."
In the case of some robots, their urge for destruction is less surprising.
In the case of some robots, their urge for destruction is less surprising.
In other cases, more surprising -- though, really, is this robot so much different from your jilted ex?
In other cases, more surprising -- though, really, is this robot so much different from your jilted ex?
There is so much that is disturbing about this.
There is so much that is disturbing about this.
The deforestation-bot also kills pandas, drills oil and votes Republican.
The deforestation-bot also kills pandas, drills oil and votes Republican.
Lolwut?
Lolwut?
Fortunately, the key to turning hate-robots back into love-robots is to simply remove their "hate tapes," or... something.
Fortunately, the key to turning hate-robots back into love-robots is to simply remove their "hate tapes," or... something.

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