With Alexandra Roth off the grid in the southern Appalachians, tech columnist Tret Lo fills in to discuss a morbid meeting of taxidermy and technology.
How-to blog Instructables has a feature about how to make a mouse for your computer using a gutted miniature USB mouse and a gutted mouse from your family’s mousetrap. The tutorial left me a bit speechless but there are hundreds of commenters who are still debating the ethics of this peculiar project, here are a few examples:
How would you feel if I slit you open and used you as my remote control to my television? (not that I would ever do something so “VILE”)
if you have any problems with this project feeding the USB wire through the anus of the mouse feel free to email me. 🙂
I don’t care what happens to my body when I’m dead. I would rather be something cool than just rot in the ground.