If you think our future rulers will take us down swiftly, maybe with some kind of massive mind-control system or death ray, you're wrong. This guy is trying to make it so they enact their terrible mechanical reign using SWORDS. Unlike salad robot and noodle robot, there are no commercial applications to robots who fight with swords. Only fighting applications.

Even more frightening is this lamp created by three students from the University of Wellington.

Three terrifying things about this:

[1] College students did it. So it can't be that hard.

[2] The lamp doesn't like being turned off. Imagine that from a sword-fighting robot.

[3] It's kind of adorable. And it shouldn't be, because it's coming to kill us all.