Humanoid robot Aero-Blue picks up a T-shirt from a laundry basket to fold it during the housekeeping robot contest in Kawasaki in Kanagawa prefecture, suburban Tokyo on August 17, 2008. Robots are increasingly capable of performing day-to-day tasks.
July 14, 2013 4:00 AM PDT
Photo by: YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images
| Caption by: James Martin
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