Researchers at the University of Louisiana have developed Cajun Crawler, which is “a Segway-style platform with a scary collection of steampunk-like mechanical legs, which can scurry across a floor with surprising agility.” Video after the break.

If the Segway’s current movement mechanism and cast of characters astride them wasn’t keeping you up at night, the Cajun Crawler should seal the deal.

[via Engadget]