A "hobo" clown at heart, down on my luck (previously but not now), but eternally optimistic :o)
Oct 25, 2011
BigDog uses a system of hyper-responsive hydraulic joints, sensors, accelerometers and gyroscopes to keep it on its four legs. Boston Dynamics says the creature can run at 4 mph, climb slopes up to 35 degrees, walk across a wide range of terrain, and carry 340 pounds.
This is pretty impressive. For more, click here or here.