Doctor Octopus tentacle arms become reality thanks to Festo (video)

ROBOTICS firm Festo are surely playing with fire after inventing robotic arms that seem destined to end up on the back of a supervillain before too long.

The Bionic Handling Assistant is modelled after an elephant’s trunk, but that doesn’t make them any less terrifying or less capable of gaining sentience and going on a killing rampage.

And is it just me or are the damn things looking at me through the camera? If the chief scientist behind them is called Otto, then run for the hills.

Click through for the video – and Spider Man beware!

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