50-Foot Robot Spider Plans to Attack the UK on Friday

Commuters at Liverpool's Lime Street station need only to glance at a nearby office block to bear witness to their impending doom. What they will see is a 50-foot, 40 ton spider that currently lies dormant, but it is set to "come alive" on Friday. Apparently, the spider is a component in an elaborate bit of street… » 9/03/08 2:10pm 9/03/08 2:10pm

Six Ton Walking Spider Takes Passengers on Giant Robot Rides

Martin Montesano's giant "Walking Beast" isn't the first robot spider ever made, but it is the only one I can recall that is this enormous and has the ability to take on passengers. His 12,000-pound, 23-foot-long creation was built over the course of three years at an expense of $50,000-and it can carry up to six… » 8/26/08 3:10pm 8/26/08 3:10pm