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Upcoming Military Robot Could Feed on Dead Bodies watch

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    A Maryland company under contract to the Pentagon is working on a steam-powered robot that would fuel itself by gobbling up whatever organic material it can find — grass, wood, old furniture, even dead bodies.
    Full story here.

    I think it's actually quite disturbing - though probably quite efficient, really.
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    om nom nom
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    This has made me hungry.
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    SKYNET IS GOING TO KILL US ALL :woo:
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    I hope it shares
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    Steam powered? I think some people in Maryland are a bit too into steampunk.
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    How does it distinguish between live and dead bodies though :confused: ?
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    (Original post by obscurename)
    Steam powered? I think some people in Maryland are a bit too into steampunk.
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    (Original post by khalaf)
    How does it distinguish between live and dead bodies though :confused: ?
    It makes sure that they're dead first by shooting them.
    Two hunters are out in the woods when one of them collapses. He
    doesn't seem to be breathing and his eyes are glazed. The other
    man pulls out his phone and calls emergency services. He gasps to
    the operator: "My friend is dead! What can I do?" The operator in a
    calm, soothing voice replies: "Take it easy. I can help. First, let's
    make sure he's dead."
    There is a silence, then a shot is heard.
    Back on the phone, the hunter says, "Ok, now what?
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    (Original post by khalaf)
    How does it distinguish between live and dead bodies though :confused: ?
    IT DOESN'T

    MUAHAHAHAHAHA
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    (Original post by kexy)
    It makes sure that they're dead first by shooting them.

    Two hunters are out in the woods when one of them collapses. He
    doesn't seem to be breathing and his eyes are glazed. The other
    man pulls out his phone and calls emergency services. He gasps to
    the operator: "My friend is dead! What can I do?" The operator in a
    calm, soothing voice replies: "Take it easy. I can help. First, let's
    make sure he's dead."
    There is a silence, then a shot is heard.
    Back on the phone, the hunter says, "Ok, now what?
    (Original post by ronaldo91)
    IT DOESN'T

    MUAHAHAHAHAHA
    :rofl: No seriously though? I can see a terminator type thing happening here if this thing can't do so..Maybe it has temperature sensors :dontknow:?
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    whatever organic material it can find — grass, wood, old furniture, even dead bodies.


    are living people organic matter, yes?
    then it eats them aswell
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    At last there is a sensible and useful way of committing suicide; simpy jump in the way of this thing - by doing that you are even helping society!
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    Sounds awesome. Maybe it's driven remotely by someone so they can tell it what to eat?
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    Nooooo!!!

    Those RFID tags will collaborate to form an evil army.
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    they should let that loose in my local estate
 
 
 
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