This a robotic snake that SHOOTS A FRIKKIN’ LASER OUT OF ITS FACE. What more could you POSSIBLY want on a Friday? Oh, you want lots more robot videos? Okay, we can do that too.

We totally weren’t kidding about the Laser Snake. We would never, ever kid about a laser snake, because that just wouldn’t be funny. This is a snake-arm robot from OC Robotics that’s been outfitted with a 5kW laser BECAUSE IT’S AWESOME:

Actually, it was outfitted with the laser in order to assist with “dismantling and decommissioning complex structures in hazardous and confined nuclear environments.” BUT ALSO BECAUSE IT’S AWESOME. [read more..]