New Boston Dynamics robot is adorable or terrifying or both

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Poor SpotMini. In its first appearance on Boston Dynamics’ wildly entertaining YouTube channel, it’s subjected to a total wipe-out courtesy of a pile of banana peels. 

But nothing seems to phase the Google-owned robotics lab’s teeny new addition. SpotMini is a smaller version of Spot, the company’s famous robot dog.

According to the video’s description, the all-electric robot weighs 65 pounds with its arm attached. And if you’re freaked out by the headless version seen in the clip’s opening, wait until you see its enormous googly eyes.

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