Sega Hamster Is as Cute as the Real Thing, and It Doesn't Poop

Continuing with its series of animal robots designed to entertain kids, tenderize adults, and more importantly, don't poop, Sega is going to start selling their Hamster robot in Japan this August. The 3.5-inch robot is fluffy, does cute cute cute things, and you only need to feed it four batteries. Hamsters everywhere, … » 7/31/08 7:00am 7/31/08 7:00am

LEGO Hamster Lift Might Actually Be More Cruel Than the Wheel

I've never decided if the hamster wheel is a cruel or kind invention. On one hand, it keeps the otherwise inert hamster in shape. On the other, that hamster getting nowhere quickly. This LEGO elevator leaves me, again, floating in moral ambiguity. One one hand, it's LEGO and a convenient elevator. On the other...well, … » 7/09/08 2:30pm 7/09/08 2:30pm

Hal the Robot Hamster Loves Dancing to Styx, Sniffing Stuff

Hal is no ordinary hamster. While other hamsters find themselves confined to the dancing gifs of 1990s novelty websites, Hal has grown into an autonomous force of the entertainment world. Dancing to Styx' Mr. Roboto on command, Hal is recommended as a loyal companion in all environments not including pod bay doors. » 4/08/08 9:41am 4/08/08 9:41am

Hamster-Powered Paper Shredder Mark II

Tom Ballhatchet, of Hamster Paper Shredder fame, has gone on to develop a better model. The cage's top and bottom are now matching in lipstick red, and there are slots for depositing food and water next to the paper slot. Gearing is internal, which makes us wonder about Hammy's safety, but if you look carefully and… » 5/17/07 5:41am 5/17/07 5:41am

Hamster Wheel 'O Death Gauges Your Rodent's Speediness


Ever wonder how fast your hamster runs when he's spinning 'round stupidly on his wheel? Well, apparently someone on YouTube did and they attached a speedometer to their furry friend's wheel to find out just how fast their four-legged pet could sprint. The little fella gets the speed count pretty high before the… » 1/23/07 5:10pm 1/23/07 5:10pm