As if you needed another reminded, robots are getting closer to making humanity fundamentally irrelevant. Today's example, however, is a little less galling than usual - just because the end result is pointless either way.

Thanks to Bloomberg, and Live Leak, we bring you 'Skinner' - a robot able to solve a Rubik's cube in just a single second. For more details about how it was made and why, check out the full tale at Bloomberg. But for the terrifying footage itself, take a look below.