London bus does push-ups

London bus does push-ups

It will be parked outside the Czech Olympic headquarters in London for the duration of the Games. (REUTERS)

A London bus that has been transformed into a robotic sculpture by Czech artist David Cerny performs press-ups at a factory hall in Prague. (REUTERS)

A London bus that has been transformed into a robotic sculpture by Czech artist David Cerny is assembled in front of the Czech Olympic headquarters in London. (REUTERS)

Artist David Cerny enjoys a ride on a London bus that he is transforming into a robotic sculpture. (REUTERS)

Artist David Cerny cuts a component of his sculpture at a factory hall in Prague as he works on his project to transform a London bus into a robotic sculpture. (REUTERS)

Workers check the function of the hydraulic arms of a London bus that is being transformed into a robotic sculpture by Czech artist David Cerny in Prague. (REUTERS)

The bus, which Cerny hopes could become an unofficial mascot of the London 2012 Olympic Games, does push-ups with the help of an engine powering a pair of robotic arms and the motion is accompanied by a recording of sounds evoking tough physical effort. (REUTERS)

Artist David Cerny gestures at a factory hall in Prague as he works on his project to transform a London bus into a robotic sculpture. (REUTERS)

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