Robot On A World Journey Lasted 2 Weeks In US Before It Was Vandalized

HitchBOT’s cross-country journey came to an abrupt end on Saturday after vandals in Philadelphia reportedly damaged the child-sized robot beyond repair.

For the unacquainted, the talking robot was created by Canadian researchers as a travel companion and a social experiment.

HitchBOT hitchhiked through Canada and parts of Europe without incident, but the ‘bot had only recently started the American leg of its travels when it was destroyed.

The main goal of the traveling robot,...

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