Evolving mouse

Van Mensvoort
November 1st 2008

flying mouse
José E. Rivera emailed us this image of his strangely evolving mouse. We are clueless on what motives or evolutionary pressure a computer mouse might have to transform itself into a dragonfly. Perhaps it wanted to break free? Surely Douglas Engelbart – who invented the computer mouse in 1967 – would not have anticipated such sculptural wittiness to be projected upon his creation. Hence it is our peculiar object of the week.

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Shubho Roy
Posted 21/07/2010 – 17:57

The mouse was a sleeping beetle? Brilliant!

Should men be able to give birth to children?

Joyce Nabuurs: To me this question seems to be a logical next step in the emancipation movement of the past century. More and more women entered the workspace, but the responsibility for pregnancy and childrearing remained female.

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