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taxidermy

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Taxidermy chess: Play with rooks and dead rodents

The best-laid schemes of mice and... well, mice. Intimidating opponents is even easier when playing chess with dead mice. Artist Rachael Garcia explains why having a chess set you can pet is fun.

By December 10, 2013

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Taxidermy OstrichCopter makes big bird take flight

Warning: OstrichCopter is not for people who don't want to hear about unusual airborne uses for taxidermied flightless birds.

By July 31, 2013

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Artists turn taxidermy subjects into cameras (pictures)

Two artists come up with some of the most unusual cameras we've ever seen, including shooters made out of turtle and armadillo shells.

7 Images By April 24, 2013

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Blinkybugs, meat pillows, and USB taxidermy: More from Maker Faire 2007

Donald Bell posts his personal photo slide show of highlights from the 2007 Maker Faire in San Mateo, CA.

By May 21, 2007

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Snap a photo with a turtle shell

Your camera may not seem so interesting compared with these shooters made out of reclaimed taxidermy subjects and other objects.

By April 24, 2013

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Amplified badgers, cam-driven gnomes: David Cranmer's world

When we first encountered the "Badgermin," we knew we'd stumbled on the work of a crackpot inventor with an enthusiasm for electronic music and, perhaps, taxidermy. He didn't disappoint.

By March 10, 2012

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Scrap metal gets new life as robot night lights

Artist Tal Avitzur combs California scrapyards for bits of old brass and reimagines them as robots. The LED-blinking night lights, which contain parts like taxidermy animal eyes, can lend a surreal cast to a corner of your bedroom.

By October 15, 2012

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'Rodents on Turntables': The best minute and a half of your day

Watch as a bunch of cute hamsters, mice, and other small furballs run around in circles -- and at times, just quietly go along for the ride -- on a spinning record.

By May 19, 2014

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3D print your own chess set designed by Marcel Duchamp

A group of creators on Thingiverse have been 3D printing their own interpretations of a chess set designed by conceptual artist Marcel Duchamp.

By July 7, 2014

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Buzz Out Loud 1554: How low will the stock go? (Podcast)

Rafe Needleman joins us on the show today to discuss the dropping stock prices of RIM, Netflix and HP.How low will they go? We take a closer look at Scarlett Johansson's hacking scandal and Rafe shares with us a very special video about taxidermy. All this and more on today's BOL.

By September 16, 2011