We are fans of robots on this blog. (And we're not just saying that because sometimes we're afraid that they'll get too smart for our own good.)
We're saying it because we saw a video today that left us wowed.
It's a four-legged creature that only weighs 160 pounds. Cute, huh? Well, if you're one who buys into the whole robots-will-one-day-take-over-the-world idea, you have one more thing to fear.
Spot can be kicked by a human and stay upright. Pay close attention at the 26 second mark:
In case you missed it, here's a gif:
Spot, by the way, is powered by electricity and hydraulically actuated.