Visit the Cellar!

The Cellar Image of the Day is just a section of a larger web community: bright folks talking about everything. The Cellar is the original coffeeshop with no coffee and no shop. Founded in 1990, The Cellar is one of the oldest communities on the net. Join us at the table if you like!

 
What's IotD?

The interesting, amazing, or mind-boggling images of our days.

IotD Stuff

ARCHIVES - over 13 years of IotD!
About IotD
RSS2
XML

Permalink Latest Image

Dec 13th, 2017: I Ainít Scared of no Straw

Recent Images

Dec 12th, 2017: Sierra Railway No. 3
Dec 11th, 2017: Halszka
Dec 10th, 2017: Tuturumuri School
Dec 9th, 2017: Stretchers
Dec 8th, 2017: Wounded Warrior
Dec 7th, 2017: Infamy
Dec 6th, 2017: MAREA

The CELLAR Tip Mug
Some folks who have noticed IotD

Neatorama
Worth1000
Mental Floss
Boing Boing
Switched
W3streams
GruntDoc's Blog
No Quarters
Making Light
darrenbarefoot.com
GromBlog
b3ta
Church of the Whale Penis
UniqueDaily.com
Sailor Coruscant
Projectionist

Link to us and we will try to find you after many months!

Common image haunts

Astro Pic of the Day
Earth Sci Pic of the Day
We Make Money Not Art
Spluch
ochevidec.net
Strange New Products
Geisha Asobi Blog
Cute animals blog (in Russian)
20minutos.es
Yahoo Most Emailed

Please avoid copyrighted images (or get permission) when posting!

Advertising

Philadelphia Pawn Shop
The best real estate agent in Montgomery County
The best T.38 Fax provider
Epps Beverages and Beer, Limerick, PA
Sal's Pizza, Elkins Park
Burholme Auto Body, Philadelphia
Coles Tobacco, Pottstown
ERM Auto Service, Glenside
Glenside Collision
Moorehead Catering, Trappe
Salon 153, Bala
Dominicks Auto Body, Phoenixville

   Undertoad  Thursday Mar 16 12:47 PM

3/16/2006: Robot carp



Those Japanese, building their robots! This time it's a robotic CARP, whose job it will be to take pictures of seabeds with its nose-mounted camera.



It's comin' right for us!



fargon  Thursday Mar 16 01:31 PM

I would need at least a gallon of tarter sauce



grazzers  Thursday Mar 16 01:54 PM

Quote:
I would need at least a gallon of tarter sauce



Elspode  Thursday Mar 16 02:07 PM

Is this form actually functional, or is it just something for goofy fun while doing science?



binky  Thursday Mar 16 02:10 PM

Finally the low maintenance fish I've been waiting for! Now I can build the pond I have always wanted



Trilby  Thursday Mar 16 02:17 PM

Why is everything that comes out of Japan so creepy?



Pancake Man  Thursday Mar 16 02:28 PM

Quote:
Why is everything that comes out of Japan so creepy?
It's not creepy, it's Super Happy Mega-Fun!


barefoot serpent  Thursday Mar 16 02:51 PM

Quote:
Originally Posted by Undertoad
to take pictures of seabeds
just more pandering to the seamonkey fetishists.

edit:


Highriskgeo  Thursday Mar 16 02:59 PM

I think instead of Carp they mean Coy



CharlieG  Thursday Mar 16 03:30 PM

Quote:
Originally Posted by Highriskgeo
I think instead of Carp they mean Coy
You mean Koi?


Cyclefrance  Thursday Mar 16 03:31 PM

Oh, boi...!



Highriskgeo  Thursday Mar 16 03:33 PM

yeah koi coy you got the jist



xoxoxoBruce  Thursday Mar 16 04:10 PM

It's claimed to observe sea-bed resources (sushi?) and bottom feeders.
I should think it would scare the crap out of the bottom feeders.



Kagen4o4  Thursday Mar 16 06:20 PM

it will blend in well with the surrounding balloons and clowns that live at the bottom of the sea.



slang  Thursday Mar 16 06:36 PM

No live link to the camera?



AureliusVin  Thursday Mar 16 08:22 PM

Freakin' hilarious, and whether or not to take it seriously is probably your own opinion.

My own would be that it is probably fully functional AND "Super Happy Mega-Fun"!



susan  Thursday Mar 16 08:57 PM

I think koi are a type of carp.



xoxoxoBruce  Thursday Mar 16 09:14 PM

Welcome to the Cellar, Susan.
I think your right about koi.



YellowBolt  Thursday Mar 16 10:38 PM

Not just type; koi literally is carp.



jojo  Friday Mar 17 12:07 AM

you just know some bubba is thinkin "da-yamn, ah'm unna try an noodle me that fellar"



xoxoxoBruce  Friday Mar 17 04:55 AM

Types of carp

Genus Abramis
Carp bream (Abramis brama)
Genus Aristichthys:
Bighead carp (Aristichthys nobilis)
Genus Barbodes:
Carnatic carp (Barbodes carnaticus)
Genus Carassius:
Crucian carp (Carassius carassius )
Prussian carp (Carassius gibelio)
Goldfish (Carassius auratus)
Genus Cirrhinus:
Chinese mud carp (Cirrhinus chinensis)
Deccan white carp (Cirrhinus fulungee)
Hora white carp (Cirrhinus macrops)
Small scale mud carp (Cirrhinus microlepis)
Mud carp (Cirrhinus molitorella)
Genus Ctenopharyngodon:
Grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idellus)
Genus Culter:
Predatory carp (Culter erythropterus)
Genus Cyprinus:
Common carp, Koi (Cyprinus carpio)
Genus Epalzeorhynchos:
Red-tailed black shark (Epalzeorhynchos bicolor)
Red-finned black shark or Rainbow shark (Epalzeorhynchos frenatus)
Genus Henicorhynchus:
Siamese mud carp (Henicorhynchus siamensis)
Genus Hypophthalmichthys:
Silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix)
Genus Labeo:
African carp (Labeo coubie)
Fringed-lipped peninsula carp (Labeo fimbriatus)
Pigmouth carp (Labeo kontius)
Genus Mylopharyngodon:
Black carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus)



Trilby  Friday Mar 17 06:01 AM

Quote:
Originally Posted by YellowBolt
koi literally is carp.
Or, to put it another way, koi literally is crap. *rimshot*:p


tippy  Friday Mar 17 06:45 AM

anyone seen that Cheech Maranis film (sp?) still smoking? (possibly) where he is talking to the fish...imagine how freaked you'd be if you were sitting there having a fly toke, or even just a sandwich, by the river bank and that thing popped up in front of you.

i want one though...not sure why...i just do...



xoxoxoBruce  Saturday Mar 18 06:58 PM

The guy that built this Robo-carp built another IOtD.http://www.cellar.org/showthread.php?t=9322

This site http://www.newscientist.com/blog/tec...shy-robot.html has the story and film links on Robo-carp.



Happy Monkey  Saturday Mar 18 07:55 PM

YThat carp better watch out!



capnhowdy  Saturday Mar 18 09:02 PM

"Where can I get some damn bait?"
I bet they'd be good smoked. I tried smoking a salmon one time... burnt up three Bic lighters and never DID get a decent toke. sheesh...



Kagen4o4  Saturday Mar 18 10:51 PM

the japanesse will find some way to use it for "up-skirt" websites



milkfish  Sunday Mar 19 06:48 AM

When will some American entrepreneur modify this design to come up with a robotic muskie?

Hang on!



chrisinhouston  Friday Mar 24 11:22 AM

More on Japanese Robot ideas are here:
http://www.expo2005.or.jp/en/robot/r...roject_01.html

I think the Guide Robot is a bit homely looking though!



chrisinhouston  Friday Mar 24 11:40 AM

This site from Honda is really neat with lots of videos to view http://world.honda.com/HDTV/ASIMO/#SlideFrame_1

Especially amusing was "Greeting Passers By" and "The Press Conference" is a pretty good overviewof what Asimo can do. I also found the "Asimo Joins Science Class" good, goes to show why the Japanese are way ahead of our kids in the USA in science.

The streaming seems slow so you may want to pause until it mostly is loaded and then play.



Your reply here?

The Cellar Image of the Day is just a section of a larger web community: a bunch of interesting folks talking about everything. Add your two cents to IotD by joining the Cellar.