Floating Orb

I recently came across this cool video of a flying spherical robot, or as I like to call it, a floating orb. It was developed by the Japanese ministry of self defense. As some of you may know, I’m mildly obsessed with the idea of floating orbs, so seeing this really made my day.


I was made aware of this cool robot bar the other day. In the words of its creator:

“BaR2D2 is a radio-controlled, mobile bar that features a motorized beer elevator, motorized ice/mixer drawer, six-bottle shot dispenser, and sound activated neon lighting. The robot is driveable so you can take the party on the road! It was created in my garage using standard hand/power tools and readily available parts and materials.”

Here’s a video of it in action:

For those of you out there who now won’t be able to sleep until you have your very own baR2D2 , you can find instructions on how to build it at Instructables’ website here.