Hamster-powered strandbeest walker


24 Responses to “Hamster-powered strandbeest walker”

  1. seyo says:

    LOVE IT. The best part is when it walks by the cat like a mecha.

  2. Robert says:

    No, cats really are not easily impressed.

    I once had a mouse that escaped from his cage, so I stuck an exercise wheel in the area, and an hour later, there he was, wheeling.

  3. Jack says:

    The circle is now complete. When I left you, I was but the learner; now I am the hamster.

  4. krispyD says:

    THIS. This video is why the internet was invented. Thank you Al Gore.

  5. wavechild says:

    Step #1 in hamsters taking over the world.

  6. Anonymous says:

    And once the hamster gets out of the walker, she hops straight back on the wheel. Ru, run, run.

  7. Mike says:

    The cat in this video says “I refuse to believe what my eyes are seeing. Also time for nap.”

  8. skeptacally says:

    i get the feeling that if those pesky humans left the room, kitty would perform an her own hamster trick.

  9. candycritic says:

    Yet another reason to go into hamster farming.

    • abstract_reg says:

      Woah! Great concept! We could use animal power to help us get around. Forget oil. Why didn’t we think of this before?

      • Anonymous says:

        Forget oil, use animal power? You should read The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi. Don’t get stomped by the megodonts.

  10. quentin@qdewolf.com says:

    the hamster is a dwarf hamster which is half the size of a full hamster

  11. Anonymous says:

    As cool as the walker is, it seems less efficient than the ball by itself

  12. 2k says:

    Wide-eyed cat looks at bag of catnip, shakes head in bewilderment and throws it in the trash.

  13. The Hamster King says:

    Excellent … excellent … .

  14. branko says:

    Dutch artist Tinkebell got cleared last week of charges of animal abuse after she had let hamsters run around in balls like that:


  15. Anonymous says:

    i for one welcome our hamster overlords

  16. bklynchris says:

    Can he please make a time machine so that I can go back in time and get parents like him? So then maybe I could be a parent like him?

  17. AdrenalineSleep says:

    YES! +1K internets to Crafbuartworks!!!!! So effin’ awesome :-D

  18. Mark Dow says:

    The human experiment is progressing well. A self-contained motive device is now functional.

  19. quitterjunior says:

    1. Make people-sized
    2. ??????
    3. Profit!

  20. dagfooyo says:

    This opens up a whole new subgenre… hamsterpunk.

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