In 1968, Russian computer scientist Nikolai Nikolaevich Konstantinov and his colleagues at Moscow University created this computer animation of a cat using their Big Electronic Counting Machine (BESM). Their research, published in the scientific journal "Problems of Cybernetics, was pioneering in its use of mathematics to model complex motion. More about the research here, in Russian: Кошечка (etudes.ru via r/ObscureMedia)
Stéphane Pigeon has created Purrli, a web site that generates audio of a cat purring. It’s customizable; I found setting it for “sleepy” and “relaxed” produced my particular fave timbre of cat-purr. As Pigeon notes: The sound of a purring cat is one of the most comforting sounds available and can help soothe and calm […]
Two cats facing each other on a narrow ledge want to pass each other, but it isn’t easy.
Thorin is a ragdoll kitteh who might have the world’s longest cat tongue if such things are documented. Imagine that sandpaper tongue waking you up in the morning. There’s an Instagram of Thorin and friends: When you're on a diet and you see that triple-choclate-chip-cookie 🙀😻🙊 #catsofinstagram #kawaii #neko #chat #gato #kitten #kittens #katter #kattunge […]
Our world is a colorful one, and when it comes time to repaint the house or create a new design, many of us look to our surroundings for inspiration. However, matching colors from the outside world to our canvas isn’t the most precise process when we’re just eyeballing it. The Nix Pro Color Sensor removes the […]
You probably remember the Twisty Glass Blunt since we love to write about it. And you may also remember its little buddy, the Twisty Glass Mini. Well, today we’ve got a fun surprise that isn’t so little. Less isn’t always more, and on those days when you need to decompress with a good smoke, the Twisty XL […]
Another year, another iteration of Samsung’s Galaxy smartphone—except this time around Samsung sought to redefine what a smartphone can do completely. Boasting a 6.2″ Quad HD+ Super AMOLED (2960×1440) infinity display, and an elite 10nm 64-bit Octa-Core Processor with 6GB RAM, the S9+ is an absolute powerhouse with a price tag to match. However, you […]