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MechBass

(YouTube link) MechBass is a robotic bass guitar may put bass players out of business. James McVay put it together for his engineering honors project at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Witness it playing the Muse song “Hysteria.” There’s lots more about the machine at Hack A Day. Link -via Flavorwire

9 Delightful Library Cats

Libraries are quite places visited by children and literary-minded people and sometimes the occasional mouse. That makes them wonderful places for cats to hang out. Many libraries have resident cats that become quite the local characters -and sometimes even famous! We posted about some of them before; now here are nine more library cats. 1. Tober Tober [...]

Wasps Get Rid of Ants by Airdropping Them

Killing ants is hard and dangerous work for wasps, so they’ve developed a rather clever method of getting rid of the pesky insect: they airdrop ‘em. Julien Grangier of the Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand discovered the strange behavior: “The first surprise was to see that despite being 200 times smaller, the ants are [...]