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Be afraid: DARPA unveils Terminator-like Atlas robot

Posted By kit On July 17, 2013 @ 4:19 pm In Old Infowars Posts Style,Science & Technology | Comments Disabled

Tim Hornyak
Cnet
July 17, 2013

If you’re short of nightmare fuel, say hello to Atlas.

On Thursday, DARPA unveiled this hulking, 6-foot robot developed by Boston Dynamics, creator of the infamous BigDog and other scary creatures. Surprisingly, the 330-pound terror is designed to help us meatsacks.

Atlas is a testbed humanoid for disaster response, but it looks like it knows its way around a phased plasma rifle in the 40-watt range. Fortunately, it comes from Massachusetts, not the future.

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