Boston Dynamics' Atlas Robot Goes for a Run in the Suburbs

Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot has wowed us with a backflip and amused us with its iffy box-stacking abilities. In a video posted Thursday on the company's YouTube channel, the humanoid robot demonstrates its running ability, NBC News reported.

It's quite a feat for the robot's creators, but it might not reassure people who worry that smart, agile machines like Atlas are harbingers of a robot apocalypse.

"Wow, kinda scary," one commenter said of the video.

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