http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=mvtLk4i6TmY It's a machine that sorts Skittles.
Valve has released the tool used to make its animated skits. It's already been put to good use to make the impressive Falcon punch video and a parody of Kayne West's music video for his song Power. I expect some great, high-quality videos to be made by hobbyists with this tool over the next year.
http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/artificial-intelligence/robot-hand-beats-you-at-rock-paper-scissors-100-of-the-time#.T-oNnmOGhzI.hackernewsScience has created a robot that always wins at rock paper scissors.