Companies like New Balance have been using recycled plastic from water bottles to make shoes for years now. But Adidas is taking that idea one step further. Teaming up with Parley for the Oceans, its new Adidas x Parley sneakers are also made from plastics recovered from the ocean.
The theory that technology and pets aren't the best mix is supported by a recent incident in Port Townsend, Washington. In that town, a sleepy kitten caused a kitchen fire by napping on top of a toaster oven.
The PetRescuers iPhone app sounds pretty basic—It's got a way to enter information about lost pets and a search to identify a pet you may have found—but it has the wonderful potential to reunite many pets and owners.
At first glance you'd think that someone taught a parrot how to dance, but in reality the devious bird just paused in the middle of attempting to steal that cellphone in order to get freaky to the techno beat.
Things made of carbon fiber tend to be appealing-looking, light-weight, and durable. But sometimes we just plain wonder how on earth someone decided to choose the often pricey material for a particular piece of gear.
There was a power outage earlier and I sat in the dark. Not because I don't have flashlights, but because I couldn't find the right batteries. Oh, if only I had a dog and one of Fido Fashion's power-generating leashes.
Your furry buddy is barking and pawing at the door. Is he acting up or did you forget to walk him again? Don't bother telling me "but honey! I thought you took him out," when you could've checked the Dog-e-Minder.
In all honesty, this entire list is a "do not buy" for normal people, but I love my dogs beyond reason. So, here are some unreasonable gifts for them, your pets and your pet loving geek friends.
Q: What classic computer and Apple II competitor opened its steel case up like a car hood? And was named after a domestic rock toy popular at the time?
Found in the bowels of the second-class Sands Convention Center: a dancing Obama iMini Pet iPod Dock that dances and sways to your music. Offensive? Fantastic? Fantastically offensive?
When Apple releases a new generation of iPod, it's smaller, but Apple aims to keep profit margins in check too. A new patent points to Apple possibly developing a lower-cost touchscreen for the iPod classic. Instead of utilizing thick glass panels, the design takes advantage of polyethylene terephthalate (PET)…
Digital Picture frames have been gaining in popularity lately, marrying convenience of having multiple pictures in one frame with the inconvenience of teaching old people how to use them. What's even better about this version is that it's for your pets. Your dead pets.
It may look like a pet microwave, but the Pet Pavilion is actually a luxury pet house designed to pamper your pooch and keep it healthy. As you might suspect, this device is loaded with features that surpass the living conditions of most humans—never mind your average pet. Features include: PC-based incubation process…
If your dog is crap at thermoregulation, you are going to need to give the little tyke a hand. The Cool&Hot comfort pad not only comes with a fantastic PR image, but it will also allow your pet to get all cuddled up and warm in the winter, or remain as cool as a corpse throughout the summer.
Does your cat have a hair problem? Thinning, balding, graying hair? We'll then, we have the product for you. Kitty Wigs. Yes, thats right, Kitty Wigs, the only wigs for your feline companions. With models ranging from pink passion, bashful blonde, silver fox and electric blue, your cat will be the talk of the town.…
Turns out the promise they showed back in November mostly holds up, as we were fairly impressed with the PET line of tablet DVD players Philips showed us. Besides looking great, they have DVD+/-RW, VCD, MP3/WMA-CD, CD and CD-RW music playback, as well as a USB port for uploading and displaying images. Best of all is…
Smells are evocative: the smell of fresh-cut grass, strawberries and cinnamon all make you think of certain things. This prototype odor recorder creates smells from 8 components, then analyzes the results to make sure that it's producing the appropriate stench. The developers are hoping to use the odor recorder in…
Not sure if the letters actually stand for anything but GUPI is a robot guinea pig made to look and feel like the real thing. Sensors let GUPI walk around without ever bumping into anything, and he's programmed to respond to affection: ignoring him makes me hide away as do very loud noises, whereas petting him makes…