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BigDog robot plays catch with concrete blocks

Boston Dynamics' DARPA-funded quadruped, which is designed as a load-carrying mule for soldiers, demonstrates its latest scary trick.

By March 5, 2013


Mercedes-Benz builds a big-dog coupe (pictures)

With the recent S-Class, Mercedes-Benz pushed the bounds of luxury very far, yet the S-Class Coupe concept, on display at the Frankfurt auto show, builds on the production car's features.

10 Images By September 11, 2013


DARPA takes bigger BigDog out for walkies

Boston Dynamics' supersized AlphaDog gets let off the leash in a forest. This is one monster robot--check out the DARPA video for yourself.

By February 8, 2012


Wall-E, BigDog, Nao, PackBot break into Robot Hall of Fame

Military bots were well represented in the voting for the 2012 inductees. Left out in the cold: Robonaut and Johnny 5.

By October 24, 2012


Run! Here comes BigDog's bigger brother

AlphaDog is a bigger, tougher evolution of Boston Dynamics' BigDog military mule robot. A natural alpha male.

By September 30, 2011


Crave in Comments: From BigDogs to texting mania

Rest your tired eyes a moment with a hodge-podge of comments from Crave readers.

By September 23, 2011


Laugh while you can at this BigDog robot video

Boston Dynamics enjoys laughing at its terrifying BigDog robot, but when will the joke be on us?

By September 22, 2011


Google buys Boston Dynamics

Google has bought an eighth robotics company to add to its existing stable: military-affiliated Boston Dynamics, creator of BigDog.

By December 15, 2013


BigDog's robo-puppy wants to go walkies

USC researchers have upgraded Boston Dynamics' LittleDog robot with better walking chops. Think of it as Aibo's hunter-killer cousin.

By June 1, 2010


Petman walking bot is like BigDog's 'human' master

The military plans to use it to test out clothing for soldiers that needs to be completely protective and not strain or open up under any sort of human articulated movement.

By October 27, 2009