Iran is reportedly planning on furthering its space program by sending a Persian cat into space. Skeptics, you may come forth.
The techno-wizards over at Google X, the company's R&D laboratory working on its self-driving cars and Project Glass, linked 16,000 processors together to form a neural network and then had it go forth and try to learn on its own. Turns out, massive digital networks are a lot like bored humans poking at iPads.
There are some among us who are so in love with our cats that sometimes leaving the house can be painful. What do they do all day? Did they eat? Are they watching the neighborhood squirrel? The reality is they are probably sleeping, but just in case Mark de Vink has created a DIY wooden cat toy — the Kitty Twitty — that tweets you when your cat plays with it.
Mayo Clinic researchers think they might be on the road to finding an AIDS vaccine by injecting monkey genes into cat genomes. The plan is to treat cats with Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV — the HIV for cats) and then use what they learn to treat HIV in humans.
So Tron Legacy was a little underwhelming. That's what happens when a movie is so overhyped! It just can't live up to those heightened expectations. But you know what would have taken the movie to the next level? A Tron Cat.
Back in 1940, an engineer at MIT filmed a cat lapping up liquid using a camera and deduced that the curving motion of a cat's tongue was the key, and they were essentially turning it into a spoon. Well, stop holding your breath, folks! The real way cats drink is now known, and it's actually quite interesting.
Hooo-kay, Sony. Your new device that allows cats to have their very own Twitter feed? I don't get it.
Cats have had it way too easy for far too long. Making you clean their litter boxes. Ruining your furniture. Demanding high-tech kitty fountains. Okay, okay, maybe only the most pompous feline wants a kitty fountain, but you get the...
Aww. Now developers will undoubtedly start to work on iPad apps especially for cats. Some cat owners could be disappointed in the result, though, because their pets might not be quite as intelligent or curious as this adorable little critter....
Cats are lovely animals to keep as pets, but there's one big downside: litterboxes. Unsurprisingly, letting a cat do its business in a box inside your home makes your home smell like a cat's business. It ain't pleasant. The Bionaire...