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Hitchhiking Robot Sets Out on Epic Journey Across Canada

Can a robot travel nearly 4,000 miles relying solely on the kindness of human strangers?
Image: The anthropomorphic robot named hitchBOT sits on the shoulder of Highway 102 to begin its 6000 kilometer cross country journey outside of Halifax
An anthropomorphic robot named hitchBOT sits on the shoulder of Highway 102 outside of Halifax, Nova Scotia to begin its cross-country journey, July 27, 2014.Paul Darrow / Reuters