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Natural Thing

(YouTube link) Cats and dogs chasing a laser pointer light would make a great music video, wouldn’t it? The group Nobody Beats the Drum thought so. The last minute or so of this is the best. -via Buzzfeed

CatBot: The Automated Cat Laser

If controlling a laser pointer for your cat to play with is just too much work, you can build a machine to do it for you! Instructables user joe built one because his cat was obsessed with a laser pointer and wanted to play with it 24/7. By following his tutorial, you can make one, [...]

Cat’s Revelation

This gif, which probably originated at 4chan, shows a cat realizing who is actually moving that feather. Oh yes, that’s anthropomorphizing, but is certainly what it looks like to us. Let’s just hope he never finds out about the laser pointer, because he might never recover! Link

Puffer Fish Chasing a Laser

(YouTube link) It’s always fun to watch your cat chase a light from a laser pointer, but if you don’t have a cat, fish will do it, too! -via Arbroath

The Crime-Fighting Armored Sleeve

On paper, it looks a lot like something from a video game. In actuality, it looks even more so. David Brown, a cameraman, editor and producer, has won a PopSci 2011 Invention Award for his BodyGuard design–an armored glove with a built-in stun gun, laser pointer, video camera and flashlight. Not only is the design [...]

Life-Size Portal Turret Can’t Shoot, but Looks Cool

I am a a big fan of video games and if you have ever played the game Portal, you will recognize this DIY creation right away. The builder handcrafted the turret and it took about a month to build. It has motion detection, a laser pointer, and when it senses motion it plays the sound [...]

Laser Cat Bowling

(Video Link) Here’s how the game works: stack plastic cups into a pyramid. Take a laser pointer and agitate a cat until he chases the red dot right into the stacked cups. If you knock over all of cups, that’s a strike. via Geekosystem

Laser-Guided Slingshot

We’ve previously featured the clever gadgets of Kipkay, including his DIY Laser Pointer, his DIY Star Trek Phaser, and his Potato Gatling Gun. One of his latest projects was a slingshot with a laser sighting system. He used a 6 mm laser diode powered by two AA batteries. At the link, you can watch a [...]