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Boston Dynamics’ newest robot is six feet tall, lifts 100 pounds, and jumps up to four feet

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By now, most of us are familiar with Boston Dynamics’ work. They brought us the terrifying giraffe bot and Spot, the robot dog. The company’s great at bringing us nightmare fuel. Another new robot leaked earlier this month and now we’re getting an official look at what Boston Dynamics calls Handle. It’s 6.5-feet tall, travels at nine mph, and can jump up to four feet vertically. Its jumps are terrifying, although I can’t deny its hops impress me.

Boston Dynamics
Boston Dynamics

Handle’s spins are way more calming and almost put me at ease. Robots on Ice needs to be licensed immediately. Zen out:

Boston Dynamics

Boston Dynamics is still presumably up for sale from Google, so maybe Handle will attract some enterprising entertainers. Just a suggestion. Robots on Ice, really, think about it.