08/04/2011 02:04 pm ET Updated Oct 02, 2011

Robots Can Now Wait Tables, Fall In Love, And Breathe Fire Just Like Humans

I've seen the first thirty minutes of Terminator enough times to know that murderous robots are eventually going to take over the world and enslave us all. That's why my attention is always piqued when I hear of a new robot that can replicate the actions of humans -- well, that and general technological interest.

Seriously, the number of robots in the news for mimicking us has seemed to increase recently. Below are 7 new ways that robots are replacing humans, in fine dining, factory work, and yes, even falling in love. Humans, know thy enemy: You better believe the robots are getting to know you:

How Are Robots Replacing Us This Week?