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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 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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'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 Jul. 7, 2014

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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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Match.com will find you someone who looks like your ex

Partnering with a facial recognition company, the dating site reportedly wants to help you get over your ex by finding you a duplicate (for a mere $5,000.)

By Jun. 17, 2014

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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