ROPID: Cuter Than A Baby Prawn

November 6th, 2009 | 4 comments | Posted by Diana

Meet Ropid (Rapid + Robot), a new robot just unveiled by scientists in Japan that jumps, responds to directions…







…and is about 10,396,574 more adorable and fun to watch than your obnoxious little cousin with 1 year of ballet and 4 years of piano lessons under her belt, who your aunt dresses up in stupid party dresses every time there’s the teeniest, mundane family function going on–who she will HUSH AN ENTIRE ROOM FOR (sometimes even an NBA Playoff game) so that the little fucker can sing a song and dance it out, then follow with an encore presentasian of a plunked-out, shitty Sonatina on the piano.

10,396,574 more adorable and fun to watch than your cuz. And you can turn it off.

[BBC News: Jumping Robot An 'Entertainer']

Thanks, Jasmine!

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4 Responses to “ROPID: Cuter Than A Baby Prawn”

  1. dalianmoon says:

    Speaking from experience? ;-)
    I would use my kids for family entertainment. They would most likely grow up to hate me if I did.

    As for the robot…it’s cute, but it kind of creeps me out.

  2. dalianmoon says:

    Oops. I meant to say I WOULDN’T use my kids for family entertainment.

  3. Jen says:

    Freudian slip?

  4. dalianmoon says:

    Nah. I’m no Kate Gosselin. :-p

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