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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

PlantBot

We all know that plants can twist around to get more sunlight, but Play Coalition's PlantBot takes the idea a step further, crawling around the room to catch optimal rays for whatever vegetation it's carrying. Sounds like a great prank to play on houseguests.

Photo: ThePlayCoalition.net

Waseda-Docomo Face Robot Number 2

WD-2's ability to emulate the shape of any face is creepy enough, but what really seals the deal is the box of drive units that make this robot work. I'm immediately reminded of the Borg cube and SHODAN from System Shock, both of which give me nightmares.

Photo: Takanishi Laboratory

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  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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