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Pentagon Using Man-Sized Robots For "Humanitarian" Work AND...

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"U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel got a first-hand look at a life-size robot that resembles Hollywood's "Terminator," the latest experiment by the Pentagon's hi-tech researchers. But unlike the cinematic version, the hulking Atlas robot is designed not as a warrior but as a humanitarian machine that would rescue victims in the rubble of a natural disaster, officials said on Tuesday. The 6-foot-2-inch Atlas is one of the entrants in a contest designed to produce a man-like life-saver machine, the brainchild of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)." Read more: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/04/23/pentagon-shows-off-man-size-terminator-like-search-and-rescue-robot/ Cenk Uygur (http://www.twitter.com/cenkuygur) host of The Young Turks discusses the man-sized robots, and whether or not he's buying the "humanitarian" use argument. Hint: he's not.