pets and other animals


Ducks climb the down escalator.


Pug pushing stroller.


Even if you've seen this one before, watch it again. It's still funny.

Robot pet

Overpriced for $12.59 with an extra $8 shipping on Ebay.



Pets who want to kill themselves
...From the Pets Who want to Kill Themselves blog.
Here are some of my favorites from the site,
but you might want to visit it yourself.
There are definitely some good ones I didn't include.

And this one from Best Week Ever:

I would get this if my cat ever liked things like it:

Available at ThinkGeek.
They also have a helicopter and firetruck version.

My husband thinks this is ridiculous, but I think it's great.

It's a mouse trap.
Wes thinks it's like mouse house. But I think it's better than having dead rats lying around the house! Maybe a pet cat is the best solution, but then you still sometimes have to sweep up the dead mice, which is gross. Anyway, if you agree with me that this is a good solution, it's available at PETA for only $11, and it's reusable. I hate to say this, but if you have a snake, this might also be convenient for collecting snake food.

today's robot
isn't too girly, but they do say that green is the new pink.

It's about $150 if you get a deal, like at Toys R Us.
You can also visit the Pleo World webpage.

a slideshow of
How to make your own cat toy

or, you can probably just dangle a pen tied to a string...
This one will look better sitting around the living room though.
Click here to download a .pdf of the instructions.
Courtesy of moomah, a creative arts cafe in tribeca, manhattan.
Via design sponge.

More links:

MIT and New Scientist team up by tagging your trash to go green.

Robotic bats might be spying on you at night.

Apollo 11 tapes were accidentally erased.

Game crack for the day:
Click to Mix and Solve
(picture from Flickr)

animated gifs from Library of Congress photos

Kevin J Wier makes animated gifs using old photographs from the library of congress flickr account. ...