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Robot vacuum tries to suck up sleeping woman

Paramedics work to free a woman from the grips of her robot vacuum. Photo: Changwon Fire Service

Paramedics work to free a woman from the grips of her robot vacuum. Photo: Changwon Fire Service

Robot vacuums might be having a moment.

Should sales suddenly spike, it may be because of the unintentional endorsement from a South Korean woman, who made news when her hair got sucked up by her robot vacuum.

The woman had to make a “desperate” call to her local fire department and paramedics spent about a half-hour trying to free her hair, according to the newspaper Kyunghyang Shinmun.

While such a device allows you to nap while your floors get cleaned, its seems like a bad idea to sleep in its path.

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Tired Of Cleaning Fingerprints Off Your Tablet? Let This Tiny Robot Do It For You

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It takes no more than about 30 seconds to run a cloth over your smartphone or tablet display and free it from greasy fingerprints. But if you’re just too darn lazy to do that, check out this tiny little autonomous robot that does it for you. From Takara Tomy, the Automee-S is a 2.75-inch Roomba-like device that (slowly) makes its way around your smartphone or tablet display and gives it a good clean.

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