After developing their new bipedal CHARLI-L2 robot, which won a slew of awards, including 2011 Best Invention of the Year by Time magazine, the researchers set their sights on the next obstacle. Having the ‘bot dance the now famous horse trot dance.
It’s not perfect, but is still impressive, and has amassed over 235,000 hits over the weekend already. The dance video is also covered on ABCNews, PopCrush, and CBSNews.
In honor of the new James Bond film, Coke Zero teamed up with the movie studios to set up a unique promotional challenge. A special Coke Zero vending machine was setup in a busy train station. After consumers bought a coke, they were offered free tickets to the new Skyfall 007 movie.
But they had to get to platform six in under 70 seconds, and Coke made sure to set plenty of distractions and obstacles in the way. The commercial debuted just before the weekend, and already has over 27,000 likes. It is also covered on DigitalBuzz, SayOMG, and Adverblog.
In the US, scooter shopping carts have become the norm. Feeling a little winded from your double super sized fast food burger meal? Then just hop into a complimentary motorized cart to do your junk food shopping at Walmart.
And that must be where these Polish giggling teenagers got the idea to drive their car through the mall. Their relatively tiny European car fits easily through the motion sensing doors, so they just cruise on in, shock a security guard or two, and then zoom right out laughing harder than ever.