I know there are a plenty of robots that are famous for doing human-like tasks, but this one beats all of them because it actually uses obstacles to its advantage and carries out everyday human-like tasks, such as using a table to sit down or walk. As we all know, not many robots can do that. Built by researchers at Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, this robot (called HRP-2) actually has an ability to analyze how an object can be used to their advantage.

Click here to watch a video of HRP-2 doing simple tasks.