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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  • The mouse was a sleeping beetle? Brilliant!

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