Robotics is pretty awesome--our eSchool News Robotics Guide has reinforced that concept for anyone who wasn't totally convinced. But sometimes, robotics and robots can also be a liiiiittle scary.

To close out robotics month and celebrate Halloween (because you're never too old to celebrate Halloween), we're taking a fun look at times when robotics or robots gave us a scare--or gave us some food for thought.

Some of these videos are probably a bit alarmist, and most of their "scary robots take over the world" predictions will come to fruition. Nonetheless, it's fun to look at where robots...

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    Laura Ascione is the Managing Editor, Content Services at eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's prestigious Philip Merrill College of Journalism. When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, and rooting for the Terps. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura http://twitter.com/eSN_Laura