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Date: 03/28/12 05:00 PM

21 Responses to The Sand Flea Jumping Robot

  1. Profile photo of kitteh9lives
    kitteh9lives Female 70 & Over
    8044 posts
    March 28, 2012 at 1:00 pm
    Link: The Sand Flea Jumping Robot - This little guy can jump 30 feet into the air! Built by Boston Dynamics, the same guys who gave us the BigDog.
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    swoop408 Male 18-29
    1754 posts
    March 28, 2012 at 5:04 pm
    Pretty cool.
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    ScottSerious Male 18-29
    5316 posts
    March 28, 2012 at 5:07 pm
    OH MY GOD! imagine if the already creepy BigDog could jump like this? KILL IT WITH FIRE!!!
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    piperfawn Male 30-39
    4911 posts
    March 28, 2012 at 5:08 pm
    Is like a grasshopper, briliant idea for pass obstacles. I think can result really helpfull for rovers on other planets.
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    Angelmassb Male 18-29
    15511 posts
    March 28, 2012 at 6:34 pm
    Excellent, now to hide in the roof of your building is not an option during the robot apocalypses :-)
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    Draculya Male 40-49
    14629 posts
    March 28, 2012 at 7:11 pm
    Well that`s impressive. Now have it bring me a coffee without spilling.
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    Squrlz4Sale Male 40-49
    6230 posts
    March 28, 2012 at 7:32 pm
    Kitteh, I love your inner-nerd. =^.^=
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    Atrayu4u Female 18-29
    1478 posts
    March 28, 2012 at 8:35 pm
    Neat.
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    OldOllie Male 60-69
    15841 posts
    March 28, 2012 at 9:00 pm
    Pretty cool. I can`t decide, though, do I want the 12-gauge version or the .45 auto?
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    shiftyplus1 Male 18-29
    311 posts
    March 28, 2012 at 9:07 pm
    What is equally impressive, to me, is that it can fall so far without any apparent damage. But then I`m a science dork.
  11. Profile photo of GParadox
    GParadox Female 18-29
    737 posts
    March 28, 2012 at 11:06 pm
    Why did it make me laugh so hard?
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    skypirate Male 18-29
    2415 posts
    March 28, 2012 at 11:15 pm
    so want!
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    phil7243 Male 18-29
    143 posts
    March 29, 2012 at 4:18 am
    Something about this just makes it so rad.

    I can`t explain why
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    Finker Male 40-49
    505 posts
    March 29, 2012 at 5:42 am
    I`m thinking advanced skills replicator
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    WhiteGryphyn Female 18-29
    97 posts
    March 29, 2012 at 6:08 am
    I wonder if they`ll ever be made to sell...probably too dangerous for kids because they`d make it jump onto each others heads from 30 feet up.
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    PinkRhoid Male 18-29
    1239 posts
    March 29, 2012 at 8:29 am
    Too bad it`s no good outside an urban environment. On soft ground all that force would be dispersed into the soil.
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    KungFuGuy Male 18-29
    182 posts
    March 29, 2012 at 11:03 am
    They need to solve the impact issue, but this looks like a pretty good piece of kit.
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    piperfawn Male 30-39
    4911 posts
    March 29, 2012 at 11:51 am
    KungFuGuy maybe they just need to put bigger and rubber`s wheels,like in the monsters truck.
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    omg209 Male 18-29
    208 posts
    March 29, 2012 at 5:15 pm
    Sand flea? i bet it cant even jump while in the sand.
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25420 posts
    March 30, 2012 at 9:09 pm
    Awesome... well they release it to public. Its a danger to society. Someone will hurt themselves and then sue and then ruin the fun for the rest of them
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    Willowwatch Female 30-39
    734 posts
    March 31, 2012 at 1:55 pm
    ok but what is it for?

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