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Terrifying bipedal robot walks, climbs, dances to EDM

Meet ATLAS, source of your eventual doom.

Continuing our infrequent series of terrifying robots which will surely enslave us all, here's a terrifying robot which will surely enslave us all:

ATLAS is just the latest creation of Boston Dynamics, the robot farm which also created the Cheetah, a quadrupedal robot which can run faster than Usain Bolt:

The sand flea, a wheeled robot which can jump 30 feet in the air:

And the BigDog, a deer-sized quadruped which can walk on ice, run, climb uneven terrain and throw cinderblocks at head height 17 feet away:

If it's not clear, these people will kill us all, and their robots will feast on the trace metals in our charred remains.