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Boston Dynamics’ Newest Robot Moves Like a Donkey on Rollerblades

We got our first glimpse of Boston Dynamics’ newest robot about a month ago after footage leaked from a presentation given by Marc Raibert, the company’s founder. But today we finally have the first official reveal of Handle, and the new video will make you wish you also had wheels instead of feet. Read More >>

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Leaked Video Reveals New Boston Dynamics Robot That Can Perform Amazing Stunts on Two Wheels

If this new leaked footage is any indication, it seems like the robot creators at Boston Dynamics finally found a way to improve on humanity’s primitive two-legged design: By adding a pair of wheels to their new self-balancing robot, giving the bot some impressive new capabilities. Read More >>

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Remember When People Laughed at the ATLAS Robot When It Fell Over? WHO’S LAUGHING NOW?!

Watching ATLAS evolve and master new skills is as fascinating as watching a child develop. Except the humanoid robot, seen here in the lab at Florida’s Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, is gaining new capabilities faster than any human should be comfortable with. Read More >>

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Boston Dynamics Made a Robot Baby Giraffe That Can Do Your Dishes

Boston Dynamics, better known for the hulking robot brute known as ATLAS, has just revealed a considerably smaller creation that looks like a cross between a golden retriever and a baby giraffe. But forget about it just replacing your family pet: SpotMini looks like it can replace your housecleaner too. Read More >>

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Toyota Is Buying Up Robotics Companies. Could Boston Dynamics Be Next?

In March, the Toyota Research Institute bought up Cambridge (Massachusetts)-based startup Jaybridge Robotics, and according to Tech Insider, they may be expanding with another famous Massachusetts company: Google’s Boston Dynamics, the maker of the Big Dog and Atlas robots. Read More >>

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Google is Reportedly Selling Crazy Robotics Skunkworks Boston Dynamics

It’s been a little over two years since Google (now Alphabet) decided to add robotics lab Boston Dynamics to its portfolio. Now it’s putting the company that built Atlas up for grabs. Read More >>

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Actual Dogs Don’t Like Robotic Dogs Either

Boston Dynamics’ line of robotic dogs creep the hell out of me and any other sensible human on this doomed planet. But at least my gut call is partially justified by this probably world-first meeting of man’s best friend and man’s future downfall. Read More >>

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Atlas is Done Taking Your Bullshit in The Best Terminator Mash-Up GIF Yet

Ever since Boston Dynamics released new video of the Atlas robot getting bullied with a hockey stick, people have been making mash-ups about the robot uprising. But I think Imgur user exgexg has made the best one yet. Read More >>

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The Evolution of Atlas, Boston Dynamics’ Astonishing Humanoid Robot

You've probably seen this video by now, showing off Atlas, a robot created by Boston Dynamics that is capable of very human-like movement. It can open doors, it can walk in the snow, it can pick up boxes. And if that isn't scary enough, the engineers at the company are pictured acting like complete dicks towards it, pushing it over and hitting it, and so on. Read More >>

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Watch the Next Generation Atlas Robot Get Bullied by a Mean Human (And Stay on His Feet)

Boston Dynamics has a new video showing off the latest version of Atlas the badass humanoid robot. And it’s pretty incredible. The most striking thing about this new version is the amazing balance Atlas achieves. I’ve never seen a humanoid robot with this kind of agility. Read More >>

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Boston Dynamics’ Robo-Dogs Pulling a Sleigh is a Terrifying Glimpse of the Future

If you thought waking up on Christmas morning to above average temperatures and no snow on the ground was scary, Boston Dynamics gives us a far more terrifying glimpse into a dystopian future where Santa’s reindeer have been replaced with (highly kickable) trotting robotic dogs. Read More >>

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The US Marines are Sending This Robotic Dog Into Simulated Combat

The battlefield can be one of the most useful places for robots to be deployed. And now, the US Marines are testing out Spot, a robo dog built by Boston Dynamics to see how helpful the ‘bot could be in combat. Read More >>

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Watch Boston Dynamics’ Robot Run Outside Oh God They’re Coming For Us

Possible cause of the upcoming singularity, Boston Dynamics, is secretive about its robotics projects, but new footage shows their machines in action — and the results are highly unsettling. Read More >>

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This Boston Dynamics Robot Montage Set to Scarface’s ‘Push It To The Limit’ is Perfect

Boston Dynamics' robots increasingly resemble something from a Hollywood film. So this montage of the automatons in action, set to the iconic piece of 80s movie soundtracking that is Push it to the Limit from Scarface, is so very right. And so very wonderful, too. Read More >>

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“Spot” is a Smaller (More Kickable) Version of Boston Dynamic’s Big Dog

We haven't seen much of Boston Dynamic's four-legged self-balancing Big Dog robot since it was last spotted hurling breeze blocks in a lab. And that's maybe because the company's robotic geniuses have been hard at work building a smaller more agile version called Spot that weighs just 72 kilos so it can safely operate both indoors and out. Read More >>