Jack Thompson was infamous for his outspoken stance against video games and the way they were corrupting today’s youth. Most people needed about seven seconds of JT quotes before they assumed the guy was a crank, but he may have a point. We really should do something about all these horrible games [...]
The worlds of science and music overlap in many ways. Sometimes an idea comes along that melds the 2 in fascinating ways, and the katzenklavier is just such an idea. This cat ‘organ’ or ‘piano’ consists of a collection of cats, very carefully organized in a line by the tone of their mews. The tails of the cats in question are stretched out under a keyboard so that when the key is depressed, the tail is struck, and the desired note emanates promptly from the kitty.
Why would such a thing be conceived as a good idea? Hit the jump and let’s see!
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I still remember how to work it!
This was one of the coolest toys I had as a kid, but it seems like it has very nearly been lost to the sands of time. The Googles seemed to know very little about it, mostly because it does appear that there were quite a [...]