Tiny Robot Has Corkscrews for Legs

Posted on May 18, 2011

Here is a noisy little robot built with corkscrews for legs. It looks ridiculous, but Tim Lexen, the engineer behind the concept, told New Scientist that the idea could "spawn a new generation of robotic rovers suited to all terrains." One purpose the corkscrew bot might be good for is helping with the controlled detonation of landmines. Take a look: