The Sparkfun Antimov 2010 Competition proves that robot suicide is actually more fun to watch than it sounds. This competition challenged contestants to build a robot that would destroy itself while attempting a menial task.
Robots set themselves on fire after being unable to cut cakes or dip cookies in milk. The videos from the Sparkfun Antimov 2010 Competition are really entertaining and hilarious to watch. Check out the aforementioned video featured here and be sure to read below to see other, less violent robot features.