By tricking a fruit fly into thinking it was flying using an array of LEDs, researchers used the fly's wing movements to steer a robot through an obstacle course. There's video, so you can check out this cyborg fly for yourself.
The Tough Guy Challenge is an annual competition in England that pits its participants against mud, ice, and fire. Sounds terrible—unless you're part man, part machine. But how did RoboCop fare against Superman and the Spartans?