Headless Humanoid Robot Walks Just Like A Person

July 15, 2016


This is a video demonstration of the DURUS robot, which was designed to walk as human-like as possible. Why? Presumably to be even scarier when it's chasing you down. Sure tank treads would be more efficient, but it's way creepier to see a robot RUNNING after you. Plus when it steals somebody's head and wraps itself in their skin it will finally fulfill it's dream of being a person. And that's what all robots want, right -- to be people? That's why the tin man in The Wizard Of Oz wanted a heart. Don't act like I'm not making sense here.

Keep going for the video. Cool shoes, nerd!

Thanks to Lizzy, who agrees a walking robot ain't shit unless it can also walk like an Egyptian.

  • Hazakabammer

    Maybe a Human with a limp.

  • Will Gowdy

    Walks with rhe confidence of Charlie Sheen in Hot Shots! Part Deux.

  • Emmitt Morgans

    It certainly walks like a person and that person's name is Ethan Klein.

  • Jenness

    Anyone else notice the rather large blue ball things between it's legs and the rather bow legged appearance....what have they been doing to that thing?

  • shashi

    cannot be unseen

  • The_Wretched

    Aren't they a little behind boston scientific's robust killbots?

  • Sac Macpherson

    I guess it walks like a human--It kinda walks like Nicholas Hoult's character in About A Boy when he was trying on his new trainers. Then again, Nicolas Hoult is human, so it all checks out.

  • The Magnificent Newtboy

    Ha! So they would have you believe.

  • Soooo, they spent all that money but to recreate one scene from the video of GENESIS "I can't dance"? Meh... (@ 0:39)

  • UncommonSense

    Careful, your age is showing. Though I do remember that video, and when there were videos on MTV, and when Genesis was a band, and when Phil Collins didn't just do Disney movies. So maybe my age is showing too.

  • Dang, yeah. I'm forty. D: #wherehasthetimegone

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