This is Ohio State University's Adaptive Suspension Vehicle, an legged conveyance designed to conquer any terrain. This 1984 demo reel is all sorts of awesome. If I were an investor, the soundtrack's synthesizer stings would've sold me in a heartbeat.
Now that scientists have worked out how to create 3D images from just a single stationary lens, the possibilities are endless. Sure, it's only able to film microscopic objects now, but imagine a larger-scale lens that could be fitted on cellphones.