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Engineers at Boston Dynamics are showing off its PETMAN robot as it does calisthenics and simulates the actions of everyday soldiers. The PETMAN robot, which stands for Protection Ensemble Test Mannequin, is capable of walking and running, performing pushups and squat thrusts, and mimics the breathing patterns, heat output, and …

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Terminator

In reality

This is just the latest of the alpha terminators, T0.4 perhaps.

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Alert

^This

The robo-apocalypse is coming!

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Devil

I don't know about you,,,

,,,but I've seen the video footage of that BIgDog and if I even heard that thing coming after me I'd quite happily leg it desperately the other way...

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Anonymous Coward

Keep the flashing light...

...just give them a battle pack. Oh and if you could make my Legion of them all do a squat like that whenever I enter the room, that'd be great. Thanks.

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Love the way it walks.

It struts like Liam Gallagher with a nostril full of marching powder.

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"fine-tuning neck articulation". Nonsense!

They just can't get the eyes to glow the appropriate evil shade of red.

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