Ultron Gets Replaced by a Terrifying Robotic Pinocchio in a Parody of the ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Trailer

3D graphics artist Justin Younger replaced the character of Ultron with a terrifying robotic Pinocchio in his parody of the trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron titled “Avengers 2 – Age of Ultronocchio.” The official trailer features Ultron reciting a line from the song “I’ve Got No Strings” from the classic Disney movie Pinocchio.

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Pibot, A Robotic Pilot Designed to Replace Humans in the Cockpits of Planes

Pibot is a robotic pilot created by researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute for Science and Technology (KAIST) in South Korea to potentially replace human pilots in plane cockpits. The humanoid ‘bot was specifically crafted to sit in any type of plane, offering a much more diverse array of functionality than drones or autopilot programs designed for specific aircraft.

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Every On-Screen Death in the Original ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy Compiled Into One Video

Digg has compiled every on-screen death from the original Star Wars trilogy into one video. Even though Star Wars isn’t known as a particularly violent franchise, the death toll gets surprisingly high thanks to major events like the destruction of Alderaan and the two Death Stars. Digg used information found at Wookieepedia for estimates as to the population of Alderaan and the number of crew members on specific spacecraft.

‘Flesh Computer’, A Dystopian Sci-Fi Short About a Handyman With an Organic Homemade Computer

“Flesh Computer” a strange and somewhat disturbing science-fiction short film written and directed by filmmaker Evan J. Cholfin that stars NCIS: New Orleans actor Rob Kerkovich as an apartment building handyman who has built a computer out of circuits and fleshy bits. The film also features Australian philosopher David Chalmers, who raises questions regarding the nature of consciousness.

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