Relish the look on their loaf-of-bread faces when you summon all 44 pounds of the "Halluc II" beast-roach. Developed by Japanese scientists, this 32-inch, eight-legged robotic bug runs on Linux software and an 800MHz AMD processor, technology that Engadget says allows it to "walk or roll via a simple rotation of its jointed appendages." What's unclear to us is why it was created, though we suspect the project leader had an obsession with Kafka.
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Top 5 Coolest Concept Cars
During the summer 2013 lull in the international auto show calendar, we take time to rank our favorite high tech concept cars so far this year.