10 Bizarre Things That Robots Are Being Used For

Pole Dance

Created by a German software developer, these robots are able to move in time with music as they pole dance for spectators. Although they are expensive, costing $39,000 each, the man behind them intends to develop a method of linking them to each other so they can share knowledge and information freely.

Simulate A Medical Patient

Japan researchers have created a swine flu robot to help doctors prepare for an epidemic and learn how to treat infected patients safely. It is ultra-realistic and is able to sweat, cry out in pain, suffer from a variety of health problems, such as cardiac arrest, and will eventually “die”. The teaching aid has been considered a huge success by health professionals.