From the horrifying world of robots that will soon be our overlords: This hexapod (six-legged) robot can lose a leg; realize that it has lost a leg; and then figure out how it should adapt so that it can keep lurching forward as usual.
Via GizMag, here's video of the intelligent bot in action. Look for something like this in the next Transformers movie/our eventual dystopic future:
GizMag has more on this hexapod here. And if you want to build your own impenetrable panic room to protect yourself from this unstoppable robot, you can get instructions right here.
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