Take a Ride on a Creepy Crawly Robotic Skateboard

Who the hell knows when we're getting hoverboards? The Land Crawler eXtreme, a creepy 12-legged personal transport bot, is here now, and it's only a matter of time before someone figures out how to kick flip one.

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Made for his son by the Japanese roboticist Vagabond Works, the Land Crawler eXtreme has six pairs of nightmarishly scurrying legs that can support a 175 pound passenger. The current version moves slowly but steadily, though I'm sure we'll see a faster moving version and corresponding X-Games event in the near future. [Singularity Hub via PopSci]

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kaisermachead
kaisermachead

And if you're a torso of a religious leader, you have the perfect lower half.