5 Real-World Mechs Straight out of Science Fiction
Mechs are damn near everywhere in fiction. From space-horror to steampunk -- hell, even anime has a few -- it seems there's no problem a good, giant robot suit can't solve. And yet, in reality, we all commute to work in dumb ol' cars, fight our wars with boring guns and make bland love with our decidedly non-mechanical genitals. Where are our mechs, science? Where are our goddamn mechs?! Oh wait, here they are. Sorry about that, Science.
GE Walking Truck
Admittedly it does so rather hesitantly and awkwardly - but that's more a matter of self-confidence than ability.Doesn't this kind of piss you off? We had functional fun-size AT-ATs
Gundam StatueThis Gundam "statue" was formerly located in Odaiba Park,
Kid's WalkerDo me a favor. Look back at the last two sentences of the previous entry. See those? I'm sorry. That was stupid of me, to write that. Because obviously,
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