Lunch break: Robotic cheetahs

at 01:00 PM ET, 03/07/2012

In an attempt to hasten the robot takeover of the world, engineers at Boston Dynamics are creating ever-speedier robotic cheetahs — their latest has been clocked at 18 miles per hour, breaking the longstanding artificial cheetah record of 13.1 miles per hour set back in 1989:

 
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