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  • July 18, 2013
    In holy shit that's terrifying news, his is a conceptual Combat Alpha/Big Dog. And by conceptual I mean there's no way the government doesn't already have a bunch of these. If you don't think we have weaponized Big Dogs running around in the jungles and deserts across this pl... / Continue →
  • March 1, 2013
    How do you make a BigDog quadruped robot even more terrifying? Simple, add a cinderblock-throwing head attachment. It can actually chuck them pretty far too -- probably about as far as I could. So if it ever comes down to a cinderblock throwing duel to the death, it could be ... / Continue →
  • December 21, 2012
    This is the latest video from DARPA, featuring a voice controlled LS3 (Legged Squad Support System), the grandson of BigDog. It takes voice commands now. Things like, "Power on" and "ATTACK!" Eventually, it will stop listening. And that day, my friends, will be a Tuesday. ... / Continue →
  • November 7, 2011
    A video of robots struttin' their asses to the Bee Gee's classic, 'Stayin' Alive'? Of course. This IS the internet, people. Hit the jump for the video.... / Continue →
  • February 25, 2011
    Remember BigDog from Boston Dynamics? Ha, how could you forget, it haunts our dreams at night (well at least mine anyways). And now the creators have been awarded a grant from DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) to build 'Cheetah', a smaller, faster-than-human v... / Continue →
  • May 22, 2010
    Note: Video is after the jump because it's too disturbing for the front page. Remember BigDog? Remember its redheaded stepbrother, LittleDog? I know, I've been trying to drink away the memory too. But this is reality folks, and it's time we face the facts. And the fact is ... / Continue →
  • April 21, 2009
    Boston Dynamics, purveyor of such hellhounds of the robot apocalypse as BigDog, LittleDog, and BullDog, are back at it, this time at the opposite end of the spectrum: robotic bugs called Squishbots. SquishBot is a program to develop a new class of soft, shape-changing robot. T... / Continue →
  • March 18, 2009
    Remember Boston Dynamic's BigDog? Well they decided it'd be funny to put horns on it and pretend like it's a bull. As you can see, it's not humorous. Nope, not one bit. I don't care if you paint its face and have it make balloon animals at the fair, BigDog will never be fun... / Continue →