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Robotic Fish Feeder Saves Lives

The most common demise of fish is due to negligence. If you go through life with a “can’t someone else do it” attitude, like myself, then pets really aren’t your bailiwick. Fish of all pets are the easiest to maintain and yet, some people can’t keep a goldfish alive longer than a week. With Fifer, the fish feeding robot, fish ...

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Waterboard: Play With Water While Keeping Dry

Getting wet sucks, especially if you’re that alien species from the movie Signs. Michael Burton has crafted an award-winning concept of a virtual water interactive installation. Unlike the Light Rain, you won’t find shoddy poetry and goofy dancers throughout this video. Rather, you’ll see people playing with life-like water displayed on a board. The water will react to anything pressed ...

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Robofish Swim In A Robo School

We’ve seen robots of every variety. Chances are, if something is badass, there’s a robot-form of it. The Nonlinear Dynamics and Control Lab of the University of Washington have turned a dissociated group of robot fish into a communicative school of robot fish. Using low power, low frequency sonar, the fish are able to transfer information between one another while ...

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Fish Communicate Via Movement

No one is sure why Sangmin Bae designed the Rhythmfish system. Perhaps he got lonely and didn’t have anyone to talk to, so he built this device that records the movement of fish and the currents generated by them. The flow sensors inside the tank collect enough data then translate it into an audiovisual response, which is then displayed through ...

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Local River: Art Meets Nature

A self-sufficient aquarium? To an extent, that’s what one could probably call Local River. The latest project from French designer Mathieu Lehanneur features a small aquarium with untrained fish swimming around at the bottom. Various plant life grows around the tank and the fish feed off it as they please. In turn, the plants provide nutrients for the fish and ...

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R2 Fish School Kit: Teaching An Old Fish New Tricks

If you have a pet fish, you understand that they can become pretty boring after a while. They’re nice to look at when you’re in need of some relaxation, but other than that, we’re pretty much slaves to our fish masters, feeding them and cleaning up their shit as they deem fit. The R2 Fish School Kit is said to ...

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Laugh of the *enter timespan here*: Fresh Salmon Pillow

When you think of comfort, what are one of the first things you think of to lay your head on, apply directly to the forehead? Well, I dunno about you, but one of the first things that pops into MY head is fresh salmon. Thank goodness that someone else feels the same since now there is a Fresh Salmon Pillow. ...

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