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Halloween: The 20 scariest robots in computing

They're real and very creepy

Happy Halloween: These 20 creepy robots are guaranteed to give you the heebie-jeebies

Bionic Spoon

It's hard to knock Secom's My Spoon when its purpose - to feed people who can't feed themselves - is so benevolent. But considering that this robot is operated by joystick, I have a hard time picturing successful operation for anyone who isn't a master of Halo.

Photo: Boston.com

Self-Cleaning German Toilets

YouTube has loads of clips showing toilets in Germany that clean themselves. Just flush, and a little arm comes out to cover part of the rim. After a 360-degree spin, the seat is clean enough for even the most discerning posteriors. Unfortunately, the shock of seeing this happen for the first time might induce another bowel movement.

Remember, don't press the 'Clean' button while in use.

Photo: YouTube

See also: Top 10 tech toys we'd blow a big lottery win on

  1. They're real and very creepy
  2. Peepshow
  3. Albert Einstein Hubo
  4. Robocue
  5. Robot baby
  6. Plantbot
  7. Swine Flu Simulator
  8. Honda's Asimo
  9. RI-MAN
  10. Bionic Spoon

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