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Tag: Animal

What’s Next for Apple? iPad for Your Horse (of Course, of Course)

What’s Next for Apple? iPad for Your Horse (of Course, of Course)
I’m sure most of you are way too young to even remember reruns of Mister Ed. The show about a talking horse (named Mister Ed) and his human friend, Wilbur – was popular long before I…

Cod Fish Lamps: Insert Sea/See Pun Here

Cod Fish Lamps: Insert Sea/See Pun Here
We’ve featured more than a hundred different versions of lamps on our blog, but I’m fairly certain this is the first one I’ve seen that uses a dead animal. Called Uggi Lights (Uggi is Icelandic for…
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The Badgermin Sounds Exactly Like You’d Think It Would Sound

The Badgermin Sounds Exactly Like You’d Think It Would Sound
What do you get when you combine a taxidermied badger with a theremin? You get the Badgermin. Yes, in this world of “if it can be done, why not try it?” somebody actually has created what…

DarwinBot: The Robotic Dog Sitter

DarwinBot: The Robotic Dog Sitter
You’ve heard of telepresence, where you can attend meetings while not actually there by using a robot proxy, but using a robot proxy to play with Fido is a new one to me. That’s just what…

3D Mirror: Release Your Inner Beast

3D Mirror: Release Your Inner Beast
People have always had a fascination with the extraordinary: unicorns, fairy tales, dwarves, princesses, and magic mirrors. And somehow, the latter is slowly becoming a reality, although they’re not really magical in that sense.…

The Hundehiet Is Like a Storage Locker – for Your Dogs

The Hundehiet Is Like a Storage Locker – for Your Dogs
You’ve probably already seen those posters that warn you never to leave your dog alone in your car. The outside temperature may rise, or it may fall, but when your dog (or cat) is locked inside,…

Pig Buddies USB Drive for Nature Lovers

Pig Buddies USB Drive for Nature Lovers
We’ve seen plenty of USB drives, but this design is super cute if you like pigs. Funny thing, not everyone like pigs, but we all love bacon. Anyway, this concept USB design by Weplaygod is pretty…

Hamster-Powered Submarine Doesn’t Fire Tiny Torpedoes (But it Should)

Hamster-Powered Submarine Doesn’t Fire Tiny Torpedoes (But it Should)
I have to think all the way back to 2007’s hamster-powered paper shredder to the last time I wrote about a gadget which could run on rodent power. But much like the Flintstones, I’ve always wanted…

Scientists Tickle Gorillas on Quest for Origins of Laughter

Scientists Tickle Gorillas on Quest for Origins of Laughter
Scientists are searching for the reasons why humans laugh, and are studying all sort of animals to figure out if other species laugh as well. It’s easy to imagine that gorillas and other monkeys would laugh…

LEGO Bionicle Tiger Is on the Prowl

LEGO Bionicle Tiger Is on the Prowl
When I was a kid, there was no such thing as LEGO Bionicle. Heck, I think we pretty much had square and rectangular bricks and the occasional yellow minifig with a construction hat. And while purists…

Japanese and Russian Scientists Even Closer to Cloning a Wooly Mammoth

Japanese and Russian Scientists Even Closer to Cloning a Wooly Mammoth
Michael Crichton would be so proud right now. Scientists from Japan and Russia are all working together on a plan that they think might bring the long extinct wooly mammoth back to existence. According to the…

Wappy Dog for Nintendo DS Hits Stores, Poop Bags Not Included

Wappy Dog for Nintendo DS Hits Stores, Poop Bags Not Included
It has been several months since we talked about the Nintendo DS game Wappy Dog. The game is now officially available to purchase just in time for holiday gift giving. If you have kid that wants…

HyQ Quadruped Robot Kicks, Trots and Rears Up

HyQ Quadruped Robot Kicks, Trots and Rears Up
If they create anymore quadruped robots, we are going to need to build some robotic zoos to house them. We have BigDog, AlphaDog and now HyQ. HyQ was developed at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT),…

iPet Companion for People Who Can’t Bear to Leave Their Pets Alone

iPet Companion for People Who Can’t Bear to Leave Their Pets Alone
When I first brought my Shih Tzu puppy home, I spent every waking moment I had feeding, training, and playing with her. Of course, I can only do that during the weekends, because I still have…

Art Lebedev’s Svintus Power Strip Pig Has 17 (Sn)outlets

Art Lebedev’s Svintus Power Strip Pig Has 17 (Sn)outlets
Art Lebedev is harnessing the power of the pig with their new power strip concept. The Svintus Power Strip Pig concept makes a lot of sense as it doesn’t take up a lot of space, yet…

TARDIS Cat Fortress: Whiskers are Cool!

TARDIS Cat Fortress: Whiskers are Cool!
The doctor gets a lot of tail in his TARDIS. I don’t mean that he picks up cute girls and takes advantage of them within the TARDIS itself. I mean, the relationships are all platonic, he…
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