Frightful futuristic critters and human augmentation systems get their due in an artist's studio.
New York machine artist Stephen Conti is obsessed with steel robotics. Take a look at his highly polished articulated hands, tarantulas, and unmanned anti-personnel devices--all inspired by the science fiction genre known as cyberpunk. There's one steampunk-inspired bug in the batch as well, and all are executed with a watchmaker's precision and an aesthete's eye.
Nightmare warning: we abdicate any responsibility for sleep loss involving the Lethal Injection Attack Droid Prototype.
See the full gallery on Wired: Creepy cyberpunk fantasies come to life