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13 Of The Weirdest Computer Mice We've Ever Seen

Not too long ago, we dived into the world of unconventional, strange and often horrible computer pointing devices. Some of them have very specialised purposes. Some of them are just dumb. Here are 13 of the weirdest.


The ISS Is Getting An X-Ray Machine That Works In Space

Human bodies are of course not built for microgravity. We’ve long known that astronauts lose bone mass, but studying the process in space is tricky. The International Space Station is getting its first medical X-ray to examine on-board lab mice and rats. But making a space X-ray machine was no easy task.


This Wireless Keyboard Contraption Brings Your Desktop To Your Lap

Anyone who tries to play PC games on their TV inevitably runs into the same problem: What do you do with that damn keyboard and mouse? Roccat has a clever if not super-elegant solution. Just put an entire desktop on your lap.


Lab Mice Got Really Unhealthy When They Only Ate Powdered Food

With Soylent to eat (or I guess drink) and Palcohol to drink (or maybe eat), it seems the kitchen of the future will just be a blender. But don’t haul your stove to the curb just yet: an admittedly small study says that mice who ate nothing but powdered nutrient ended up more sickly than their friends who had to chew.


SteelSeries Sensei Wireless Mouse: Australian Review

Some people don’t mind spending a few hundred dollars on a mouse. These are the same people who have the latest and greatest motherboards, graphics cards and CPUs in their PCs, super-high resolution LCDs with super-fast refresh rates, and copious amounts of Doritos and Mountain Dew on hand (not). The SteelSeries Sensei Wireless takes a tried and tested competition-grade mouse and makes it wireless.


Scientists Cured Paralysis In Mice With Stem Cells And Lasers

This is wild. Chasing the elusive dream of curing paralysis, a team of scientists used stem cells and optogenetics to circumvent the central motor system of lab mice whose nerves had been cut. This enabled them to blast individual motor neurons with a laser, triggering movement in the legs of the mice.


Here Is A Video Of Tiny Mice Decorating A Tiny Christmas Tree

Cancel your Christmas photoshoot because nothing is going to beat this video of little tiny mice decorating a little tiny tree with their little tiny mice hands. Your baby niece can’t string lights on a Balsam Fir. Your dog dressed in a holiday bandana has done nothing to fill you with holiday cheer. But these mice? These agile holiday mice? They have made you weep tears of Christmas joy. [Laughing Squid]


Resurrect Your Wireless Mouse As A DIY Powerglove

Touchpads? Meh. Touchscreens? Bleh. Powergloves? Oh hell yes. Unfortunately/Obviously no one is in the business of making powerglove pointer devices for your computer right now, but don’t let that stop you from hacking together your own, you wonderful psycho.


A History Of The Apple Mouse Created Exclusively With CSS

The most impressive thing about Josh Bader’s website that documents the history of the Apple Mouse isn’t how comprehensive it is. After all, you can count the number of major hardware revisions Apple’s made to its mouse since 1983 on two hands. No, what makes Bader’s site particularly wonderful is that all the illustrations have been painstaking created using nothing but HTML CSS.


Microsoft's Full 'Sculpt' Keyboard And Mice Range Now In Australia

This year’s refresh of Microsoft’s popular ergonomic gear has arrived in Australia over the last few weeks. Here are the various options you’ll be able to get your dirty little fingers on…


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