The nefarious filbertworm is trying to infest our hazelnut supply! Researchers at the University of Oregon think the solution might lie with pigs. Plus: the Ebo is a little ball-shaped robot that will play with your cat when you're not home.
Stella the dog lives with a speech-language pathologist and has been using a soundboard to "say" several dozen words, raising hopes that someday the show "Dog With A Blog" may come to life. Plus: Quilty the cat likes to spend his nights freeing the other cats at the animal shelter.
The so-called quiet life on the farm is actually one of the most high-tech places on earth. As envisioned by the University of Kentucky research team, drones could fly above cow herds as they graze, learn which cow is which, and visually check each cow so see if they’re healthy.
We are covering a LOT of ground in this roundup, as you'll see.
Dean Nicholson left his job and started a bike trip across the world. While riding through Bosnia, he heard a “desperate meow." So, instead of riding solo, he decided the cat would come along.
Since YouTube's recommendation engines are, shall we say, not entirely trustworthy, I'm declaring myself the Best Dad On The Internet and guiding you toward the good stuff.
Whenever a new Prime Minister takes office in the UK, the first question many people ask is: what happens to the cat living at the official residence at 10 Downing Street? We'll look at some of the most famous felines to ever hold the title Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office.
The 8 year old pointed out yesterday that the analytics for my podcast are cat-shaped. Thanks, Cool Weird Awesome listeners!
Sorry to report that our ageless wonder, Rocky the cat, has passed on.
Some excellent links from the past week.