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.
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.Comment