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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 Dec. 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 Jul. 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 Apr. 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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Chess app lets you get whupped by a child prodigy

Pit yourself against chess prodigy Magnus Carlsen when he was just 5, or take him on in his current role as a grandmaster champion.

By Feb. 26, 2014

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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 Apr. 24, 2013

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Crave Ep. 131: Hulk-smash your computer for cash

This week on Crave, smash up some computers for a chance to win cash. Also, we take a trip around Saturn and demo the world's first smart guitar pick.

By Aug. 2, 2013

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Researchers create cyborg robo-battle-sparrow of doom

To learn more about bird behavior, Duke University researchers go all Dr. Frankenstein by reanimating a dead sparrow with robotics.

By Jan. 30, 2013

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Headphones: From absurd to kind of neat

Headphones guru Jasmine France takes a look at an article containing purportedly ridiculous headphones.

By Mar. 30, 2010

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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 Oct. 15, 2012