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Humanoid bot goes for a walk in the woods, terrifies nature on the way

Mat Smith, @thatmatsmith
August 18, 2015
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Boston Dynamics' six-foot humanoid bot Atlas is breaking out of the lab... and going for walkies in nearby forests. After demonstrating that its four-legged dog robot can now open doors courtesy of a new limb, the Google-owned robot company showed how it's testing the limits of its humanoid robot. Yep, the walker is still tethered -- for now -- but it still managed to stroll all around in Mother Nature while closely approximating the gait of a drunken uncle. Watch (and perhaps worry) right after the break.



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