All hail our new Robot Overlords, courtesy of DARPA. We're glad to see our expansive 2011 tax returns are being used to develop bots with the capability to run up stairs.
Not entirely sure we like this development. Then again we're not entirely sure we like what the folks at CERN are doing either. Call us Luddites, but is it O.K to not want to recreate the Big Bang on earth when we really don't know what we're doing?
Just the human version of a bunch of monkeys hammering away at the detonator of a cosmic nuke?
Ahh science, you gotta love it, and to think just 100 years ago yesterday the Titanic sunk: