Thought for the day

"I just wonder what it would be like to be reincarnated in an animal whose species had been so reduced in numbers than it was in danger of extinction. What would be its feelings toward the human species whose population explosion had denied it somewhere to exist.... I must confess that I am tempted to ask for reincarnation as a particularly deadly virus." -- Prince Philip, in his Forward to "If I Were an Animal" - United Kingdom, Robin Clark Ltd., 1986.



  • The chilling video shows a robotic dog with a submachine gun strapped to its back and firing outdoors  
  • It was uploaded by Alexander Atamanov, the founder of a Russian hoverbike company
  • The dogbot retails online for about $3,000 – without the gun attached
  • The Black Mirror-esque clip is a preview of future warfare as the Pentagon already has shown off lethal robot dogs at Army trade shows