X-Ray Video Reveals How a Hamster Can Stuff So Much Food In Its Cheeks

If you thought you could wreck a buffet like it was nobody's business, think again. If hamsters were the size of humans, they would certainly be barred from many Las Vegas restaurants. Because using X-ray video, a recent BBC documentary decided to find out just how a hamster was able to stuff away so much food, and… » 1/16/15 8:45am 1/16/15 8:45am

No Rodents Were Harmed In the Making of This Elaborate Hamster Wheel

I don't know if I should pity Princess the Hamster or celebrate the fact that designer Crabfu has crafted an ingenious, slightly mesmerizing way for her to antagonize the family cat on an entirely new, mobile level. You'll see: » 2/06/11 6:00pm 2/06/11 6:00pm

What If Darth Vader Were a Robot Operated by Evil Hamsters?

Someone said that this concept for a Nazi UFO cockpit looked like the cockpit of Darth Vader... if Darth Vader were a robot operated by evil hamsters. Somehow, that concept makes complete sense to me. » 4/13/10 6:53pm 4/13/10 6:53pm

Bioluminescent Lamp Glows With the Power of Genetically-Altered Hamster…

Who needs a lamp to be classy when it can be fucking horrifying? That's what the "Half Life" lamp is, because it glows thanks to living hamster cells that have been enriched with firefly genes. Holy shit. » 3/04/10 2:40pm 3/04/10 2:40pm

Nanopiezoelectric Jacket Harnesses Power From Hamster Movement

Nanopiezoelectric research hopes to pull tiny amounts of power from minuscule movements, like breathing. Now, Georgia Tech researchers have made a nanopiezoelectric jacket for hamsters that successfully generates .1 volts of electricity. » 3/10/09 6:00pm 3/10/09 6:00pm

Hamster-Controlled Roomba Lets Your Hamster Decide What Gets Cleaned

Sure, a Roomba will methodically and accurately clean your floors, but wouldn't it be more fun to let chaos reign by throwing the controls of your robotic vacuum over to a hamster? » 3/04/09 8:00pm 3/04/09 8:00pm

How Many Hamsters Does It Take To Power a Device?

The answer is four, say scientists at Georgia Tech. If you are high now or plan to be soon, watch this video a few times. You can thank me later. [Full Story: Technology Review] » 2/11/09 9:30pm 2/11/09 9:30pm

The Hamster Rocket Is a Blast!

Most hamsters are content to hang out on a wheel all day. The intrepid prefer a ball. But the truly courageous, they long to go where no hamster has gone before. » 1/30/09 6:20pm 1/30/09 6:20pm

Hamster Wheel Powered Toy Car

Here's a old but good idea in honor of Fuzzywuzzymodo: power a toy car by hamster. The Flintstones would approve. I personally think its a better use of hamster power to rig a traditional gerbil wheel with a generator capable of charging a battery which in turn can charge a USB device. I mean, how else are the vermin… » 5/05/08 10:23pm 5/05/08 10:23pm

Go-go Hamster Power

A 16-year-old boy has devised a way to charge his cell phone with the help of his hamster. Peter Ash of Lawford, Somerset designed a hamster wheel that utilized gears and turbines to charge his cell phone. According to his tests every two minutes of wheel time gives his phone 30 minutes of talk time. If only the… » 8/30/05 9:34am 8/30/05 9:34am