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These People Build Real, Life-Sized, WALL-E Robots

Forget stuffed animal replicas or little plastic figurines, this team just made a real, life-sized Wall-E Robot

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Forget stuffed animal replicas or little plastic figurines, this team just made a real, life-sized Wall-E Robot.

It even rolls  around and has the Wall-E voice! There is, in fact, an entire Wall-E Builders Club, full of people interested in building their own replicas on the little robot.

Here, one of the builders tests out the characteristic Wall-E head movement:

And here you see him demonstrating his Wall-E’s hands:

You can see more of the building process here at the Wall-E Builders Group YouTube Page. 

 

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Rose Eveleth is a writer for Smart News and a producer/designer/ science writer/ animator based in Brooklyn. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Scientific American, Story Collider, TED-Ed and OnEarth.

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