Posts Tagged ‘Ants’

Sting Like A Bullet

Monday, September 5th, 2011

In the jungles of Panama Steve faced his fear and handled a mind blowingly painful stinger — the bullet ant. Found at YouTube from TheDeadlychannel.

Behold, The Ant!

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

A cocoon is shred and a fragile ant is slowly brought into life by her diligent hive brethren. Found at YouTube from xGozzax.

Giant Ant Hill Excavated

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

Scientists poured ten tons of cement into the ant hill structure to discover highways, ventilation systems, rubbish pits and gardens as parts of this megacity. Found at YouTube from KYLYKaHYT.

Ant Hurricane

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

This is pretty amazing: Millions of ants get caught in a circular pattern and form what resembles a hurricane that lasted for over two days. Found at Break from ssproair.

Scanner Ants

Sunday, August 8th, 2010

Fran├žois Vautier put an ant colony in his scanner and then scanned the colony each week for five years. This music video is the result. Found at Vimeo from Fran├žois Vautier via Julio Ojeda-Zapata.

Antbot

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

A-Pod is an ant inspired hexapod robot with a 2 DOF abdomen (tail), a 3 DOF head with large mandibles. 6 legs with 3 DOF each. Total 25 servos. This video demonstrates improved walking ability. A-Pod are controlled using a custom made transmitter. Found at YouTube from ZentaOlbaid.