Creepy spider robot an RC hobbyist dream

When the robots take over, they'll certainly be using these to track us down

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If you're into robots or creepy remote control spiders, check out the "Phoenix Hexapod" spider robot, designed by Norway resident Kåre Halvorsen, a robotic mechanical hobbyist, and using parts from Illinois-based Lynxmotion. The following video shows how the robot is constructed, and the second video is a "scary movie" that was used with the robot.

The spider robot in action:

I'll be in my room hiding under my bed.

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