Creepy Robot of the Day

For once, this doesn’t come to us from DARPA, and they really tried to make this one cute, but it turned out to be a screeching, lifeless nightmare.

(via Paula)

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  • muselet

    Creepy, perhaps, but useful.

    –alopecia

    • villemar

      Scroll down to the bottom of that page to see vid of our President attempting to not freak the fuck out while meeting that thing and it’s makers. That diplomacy for you. Money quote: “Interesting.”

  • http://www.politicalruminations.com/ nicole

    It’s a little creepy………nothing like the Darpa bots though. And I confess…..I find it to be quite cute. :)

  • villemar

    I don’t see this as a replacement for pets or animals but I do see it as the perfect replacement for Screaming Goats.

  • D_C_Wilson

    So, it’s basically like those AIBO dog robots except it’s furry and makes annoying sounds.

  • Victor_the_Crab

    If they can put a high powered explosive inside that thing that would detonate when some seal hunter starts to club it, then I’d be all for it!