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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 Mar. 5, 2013

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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 Oct. 24, 2012

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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 Feb. 8, 2012

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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 Sep. 22, 2011

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Noisy BigDog to take a load off

Boston Dynamics has developed a DARPA-funded robotic mule for troops.

By Apr. 23, 2007

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Petman robot rocks gas mask, chemical suit

You wouldn't want to meet this camouflaged humanoid in a dark alley. For the time being, it's tethered to a treadmill.

By Apr. 8, 2013

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Google acquires Boston Dynamics, maker of animal-inspired robots

Company nabs a maker of impressive walking and running creatures. It's part of Google's effort to buy its way into a future populated by autonomous mechanical entities.

By Dec. 14, 2013

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Can you outrun it? DARPA's WildCat robot gallops at 16 mph

This mechanized hellspawn can run around beautifully, while new footage of a robot mule and humanoid show them devouring challenging terrain.

By Oct. 4, 2013

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7-foot crab robot may be future of underwater exploration

Crabster CR200, designed to overcome mobility challenges in rough water, is also a frighteningly awesome-looking robot.

By Jul. 30, 2013

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Finally, a giant hexapod tank you can drive

Inventor Matt Denton has built a fully operational hexapod robot that you can drive around. Yet another reason to be careful on the roads these days, folks.

By Apr. 3, 2013