Run, Jerry, Run! The Better Mouse Trap is Here

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My favorite cartoon character growing up was the sly Jerry from Tom & Jerry fame, but after seeing the in-action video, I somehow have doubts that even he could survive an encounter with the Better Mousetrap.

Look at that thing! It's got solenoid valves, controllers, indicators, circuit boards, and a pneumatic actuator. And while I don't know what half of those things do, I certainly know that they catch and slaughter lil' mousies.

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For Jerry's sake, I'm hoping that Tom doesn't read Gizmodo tonight. [Telovation]

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If the whole point was to kill a rat or injure it, I'd prefer the sticky patches. Yes. I'd rather see it writhe and die slowly and painfully.