Dogoid Robot with No Head Moves in an Eerily Lifelike Manner

It looks like something out of a James Thurber illustration, with its headless body and backward-dog legs, but the Big Dog is real and autonomous. This video, by the Big Dog development team at Boston Dynamics, shows just how lifelike the bot is. It can carry over 300 pounds, and its engines make an alien whining… » 3/17/08 3:30pm 3/17/08 3:30pm