10 Crazy New Skills That Robots Picked Up in 2016


       Robot madness

         When some people think about robots, they fear the worst: machines on an unstoppable march toward              global domination. Bots may not be taking over yet, but this year was a big year for our mechanical                      cousins — from being able to hunt or feel pain, robots picked up some impressive new skills in 2016.                  Here’s a  roundup of some of the coolest (or scariest, depending on how you feel) abilities machines                    added          to their repertoire in the last year.