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Tag: Animal

It’S Out of the Bag: Scientists Figure Out How Cats Drink

It’S Out of the Bag: Scientists Figure Out How Cats Drink
Fellow humans, mark this month of November, 2010. For it is on this month that our great science peoples have solved one of our centuries old mysteries, a question that have kept many a stoned person up at night.

IPhone Grows a Tail With Mobile Tail Thingy

IPhone Grows a Tail With Mobile Tail Thingy
iPhone users the world over have a hard time watching video and making FaceTime calls thanks to having to lay the iPhone flat on the table or desk. This problem has created a number of solutions on the market, none of which are as cute and gross at the same time as the Mobile Tail.

Geek Dissects LEGO Frog

Geek Dissects LEGO Frog
I still remember that day in 7th grade when we walked into biology class and pinned to a bunch of trays were dead frogs. The teacher gave us all a scalpel and we set about cutting the stinky preserved frogs up to see what is inside.

USB Gadget Allows Your Dog to Twitter as Well! Yippie!

USB Gadget Allows Your Dog to Twitter as Well! Yippie!
If you haven’t got enough tweets to read, you can make sure that you pollute the Twitter-verse even further, thanks to this USB device, which allows your dog to tweet as well. The Canine Twitterer allows your pet to automatically send tweets, which can then be posted to any social networking site.

Live Crab Vending Machine: Only in Japan. Oh Wait, This Thing is in China.

Live Crab Vending Machine: Only in Japan. Oh Wait, This Thing is in China.
I guess that China was feeling a little behind the curve from Japan and their wacky inventions, so they decided to come up with their own. What you’re looking at here is a vending machine that dispenses not candy bars or cans of soda, but live crabs.

Fujitsu Robot Teddy Bear is Ready to Creep Everyone Out

Fujitsu Robot Teddy Bear is Ready to Creep Everyone Out
Straight out of Steven Spielberg’s AI, Fujitsu has just unveiled its newest robot: a social robot teddy bear. What can it do? Probably a whole lot and guess what, it speaks Japanese! This robot is supposed to respond to human interactions thanks to a set of 300 pre-programmed physical and audio reactions.

200lb. Octopus Cake: Cthulhu Would Approve

200lb. Octopus Cake: Cthulhu Would Approve
This crazy looking 200-pound cake looks like an octopus. While I rarely eat any cakes, this gigantic one made me smile, and mutter a prayer to the almighty Cthulhu! Karen Portaleo from Highland Bakery is behind this mammoth cephalopod.

Cute Woogie Case for iPhone has Built-in Speaker, Six Appendages

Cute Woogie Case for iPhone has Built-in Speaker, Six Appendages
An iPhone or iPod touch is like catnip for kids. They get a glimpse of the phone, realize there are games close by and descend like little locusts and abscond with the device in short order.

Robo-Fish Gotta Swim

Robo-Fish Gotta Swim
I wasn’t able to find out too much information about this robotic fish, but it really is a pretty cool bit of engineering. From what I can tell, Sedensha Co. made this electric fish (link translated from Japanese), which can wriggle its way through the water just like the real deal.

Gorilla Gets Nintendo Ds and Trades It for an Apple

Gorilla Gets Nintendo Ds and Trades It for an Apple
Sure, gorillas have opposable thumbs and can rip a man’s arm off and beat him with it, but they lack those leet gaming skilz. You could totally take this gorilla in a game of Donkey Kong.

Juicy Couture Bear Speakers Are Sadly Appealing to the Women in My Household

Juicy Couture Bear Speakers Are Sadly Appealing to the Women in My Household
I was all ready to make fun of these Mini Bear Speakers from Juicy Couture when my wife and 5-year-old daughter walked in. The wife got all excited because they are from a designer and my daughter was all giddy because they were pink, they were stuffed bears, and they will connect to “daddy’s big iPhone” otherwise known as the iPad she runs off with at every chance.

Would an at-at From Star Wars Make a Great Pet?

Would an at-at From Star Wars Make a Great Pet?
While I’ve never thought of AT-ATs or Imperial Walkers from Star Wars as particularly cute, the following video definitely presents them as a nice robotic pet to have around. I can already see the animated version coming to a HDTV near you!

Russell the Electric Giraffe: Raving ‘Raffe

Russell the Electric Giraffe: Raving ‘Raffe
At first when I saw this image, I wondered what it was. It looks like some kind of a glowing animal head of some sort, a cross between a dragon and something else. I was surprised to learn that this is Russell, the Electric Giraffe.

Dodobongo USB Dog: Don’T Know Why, but I Want One

Dodobongo USB Dog: Don’T Know Why, but I Want One
I’ll start out by saying that I had no idea what a Dodobongo was before I wrote this article. But from what I can tell, he’s some sort of goofy-looking animated dog from Japan. Whether or not you know what they heck he is, this USB version of the disproportionate mutt looks like it could be fun sitting on your desk.

The Only Sonic the Hedgehog T-Shirt You’Ll Ever Need

The Only Sonic the Hedgehog T-Shirt You’Ll Ever Need
For those of us who grew up during the video game era, I think we all know that hedgehogs are blue, and thrive on a steady diet of shiny golden rings. Now you can show off your astute knowledge of the animal kingdom with one of these t-shirts.

Knitted Dissected Animals Prepare Kids for Bio 101

Knitted Dissected Animals Prepare Kids for Bio 101
Ah, Biology 101. We may be from different nations and cultures, but I’m sure those of us who have gone through that class share very similar experiences: The fear. The excitement. The jumping, twitching animals. The smell.