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The Ten Most Disturbing Robots In The World

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Robots are supposed to make our lives easier, not frighten us to the very core of our being.

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10.) Spider robot


It's simple math. Many people are afraid of spiders. It's called arachnophobia. Add a bit of Terminator into the mix (as Adam Savage's spiderbot does), and you have something even more scary.

Suggested By: kawasakiletthegoodtimesroll, Photo Credit: Tested

9.) Compressorhead's drummer

Creepy or not, they play Ace of Spades better than my garage band.

Suggested By: Jonee, Photo Credit: TheRobocross1

8.) Automated boning systems


With butchers, there's a human touch. With these, the cutting process feels like a printed hamburger.

Suggested By: CrowdSceneExtra, Photo Credit: Scott Technology Limited

7.) Bionic Kangaroo


It's like the most advanced Lego Technic I've ever seen. Festo's kangaroo can also recover the energy exerted when jumping, and retrieve it for the next jump.

Suggested By: Shane Elliot, Photo Credit: FestoHQ

6.) MorpHex MK2 Superball


This hexapod robot is very clever and looks like a harmless toy, but all I see is a rolling, walking bomb for some reason. I blame the history books.

Suggested By: Chenbro, Photo Credit: Zenta

5.) MKV-L


The thing about the Missile Defense Agency's now-cancelled hover robot is that they called it the Multiple Kill Vehicle for a very good reason.

Suggested By: Midnightclub, Photo Credit: SniperPICACHU

4.) Petman


Boston Dynamics has nothing on the Wayne Corporation, but they are getting there with robots like this, Petman. It was designed to test the performance of protective clothing designed for hazardous environments. Would've come handy in Fallout 3.

Suggested By: Pessimippopotamus, Photo Credit: Boston Dynamics

3.) Killer dildo robot


Don't ask, I have no idea, and I don't want to know.

Suggested By: slowboy, Photo Credit: Terbulus

2.) Gemonoid


The Japanese are getting there with those sexbots we were promised back in the eighties. If you think this Gemonoid Hi-1 doppelganger of its creator is creepy, check out the beta version.

Suggested By: Audi for Life, Photo Credit: RoboTimes

1.) Big Dog


It's buzzing like a bee, but it's a giant robot dog that will come back from a hit like a T-800. This time, Boston Dynamics went further than Mr. Wayne.

Suggested By: Daender, Photo Credit: Olinerd

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