This lovely mechanical contraption is designed to mechanically recreate bird song. The video uploader says this was made about 120 years ago in Paris, probably by Blaise Bontems who was known for this type of automaton. It's a fascinating, delicate device!
A home delivery service in Australia had to suspend operations after ravens started attacking it drones. The Google-owned company, called Wing, has been delivering items like coffee and medicine to customers in Canberra since 2019, but in recent weeks territorial birds have started attacking its drones. The latest attack was captured on video and posted… READ THE REST
This video from the San Diego Zoo of flamingos dipping their heads into water as they eat looks like a scene from a Pixar movie. As described by the zoo, "these pretty in pink birds feed by sucking in water and mud at the front of their bills, then pumping it out at the sides.… READ THE REST
A seagull thought it could hitch a ride for free on a thrill ride at Morey's Piers amusement park in New Jersey. Just after the SpringShot took off with two screaming teenagers aboard, celebrating a 14th birthday, the nervy bird flew right on the face of the birthday girl's friend. Trapped underneath the seagull as… READ THE REST
Water cooling. LED lights. Overclocked processors and massive curved screens. A lot of the PC gaming battlestations we see are flashy, cool as hell, and unfortunately wildly expensive. If you're itching to ditch the cookie-cutter consoles and become a member of the PC master race, you've probably had sticker shock at the cost of parts,… READ THE REST
From enhancing productivity to making working more enjoyable, there are lots of reasons to upgrade your monitor situation. Whether portability is your main concern or you simply need more digital space to complete tasks, these 13 external monitors can definitely fill the bill. Check out these 13 external monitors, all boasting freshly-slashed price tags. Mobile… READ THE REST
We're currently at the forefront of a gaming console revolution. Video games are becoming more advanced, more interactive, more lifelike, and more community-based than ever before. Additionally, the consoles themselves are becoming so much more than just for games. They're designed to be your all-in-one home entertainment unit. Leading the charge into the new generation… READ THE REST