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33 Rodent Innovations

From Human Hamsters to Squirrel Underpants

— July 15, 2009 — Lifestyle
With the garbage strike happening in Toronto, many unfamiliar faces are popping up all around the city. The sightings of rats and other rodents was the inspiration behind this cluster and it explores the many ways in which the little critters have been part of our lives.

From glass bottle mouse traps to rat-infested wallpaper, there are many different types of rodent innovations that will surely surprise you.

Implications - As the North American market continues to be over saturated with similar products, consumers are turning to products which may be considered undesirable by most in order to differentiate themselves from their peers. Companies can incorporate design elements like these rodent-inspired garbs which will appeal to a niche market by satiating their need to be different.
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Rodent Rescuer
Rodent Rescuer
Rat-like Scratchbot Robot Navigates Using 'Whiskers'
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Rodent Sport Radios
Rodent Sport Radios
Hamster Powered Music Box Only Plays When in Motion
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Rodent Radios
Rodent Radios
Mini Mouse Music Player
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30
Giant Plush Activists
Giant Plush Activists
The 'Treeless Squirrel' Fights for the Environment
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29
Hamster Housekeepers
Hamster Housekeepers
Hoover Cleans Up Your House While He Exercises
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28
Criminal Rodents
Criminal Rodents
Vietnam Bans Hamsters
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27
Suburban Free-Range Meat
Suburban Free-Range Meat
Squirrels An Ethical Meal?
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VR Video Game Gets Your Hamster in on the Action
VR Video Game Gets Your Hamster in on the Action
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Creepy Rodent Flashlights
Creepy Rodent Flashlights
Flashfright Eerie Eyes Character Torches
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24
Racecars for Rodents
Racecars for Rodents
The Critter Cruiser Lets Your Pet Exercise in a Pimp Ride
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23
Mutated Mice Play With Cats
Mutated Mice Play With Cats
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22
Wall Decor From Gnawing Gerbils
Wall Decor From Gnawing Gerbils
Blackley Uses Hungry Rodents for “Rat Wallpaper”
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21
Rodents As Delicacies
Rodents As Delicacies
Venezuela's Capybara Is Double The Price of Beef
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20
Pirate Squirrel Fashion
Pirate Squirrel Fashion
Philip Tseng Tees Bring Sea Styles to Street Side Rodents
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19
Squirrel Underpants
Squirrel Underpants
Rodent Briefs Bring Decency to the Backyard
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18
Upgraded Animal Slingshots
Upgraded Animal Slingshots
The Vertical Squirrel Launcher
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17
Human Hamsters
Human Hamsters
Performance Artist Lives in a Cage, Eats Seeds, Chews Paper
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Birth Control For Squirrels
Birth Control For Squirrels
UK Sterilization Plan
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15
Human Hamster Wheel Runways
Human Hamster Wheel Runways
Extraordinary Fashion Presentation by Henrik Vibskov
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14
USB Hamster Wheel
USB Hamster Wheel
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13
Skydiving Mice
Skydiving Mice
Microsoft Uses Daredevil Rodent to Plug PC Peripherals
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12
Fashionable Rodent Hats
Fashionable Rodent Hats
Designer Mickey Mouse Ears by Henry Holland, Luella, and More for Charity
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11
Rat-Infested Wallpaper
Rat-Infested Wallpaper
'City Park' Makes Fire Hydrants and Rodents Elegant
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10
Rodent Charms
Rodent Charms
Reid Peppard Creates Realistic Ratty Baubles
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9
Rodents Doing Water Sports
Rodents Doing Water Sports
Surfing Rats
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8
Pop-Culture Icons as Mice
Pop-Culture Icons as Mice
House of Mouse Handmade Toys
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7
Customized Rodents
Customized Rodents
Richard Nadeau Creates One-Of-a-Kind Taxidermy Squirrels
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6
Pet-Powered Office Supplies
Pet-Powered Office Supplies
The Hamster Paper Shredder
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5
Glass Bottle Mouse Traps
Glass Bottle Mouse Traps
Rodent-Friendly Traps Consisting Of Household Objects
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4
Rodent Headdresses
Rodent Headdresses
Mouse and Rat Carcass Headpiece Oddly Resembles Burka
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3
Geisha Mice
Geisha Mice
Mickey Mouse Headdresses by Piers Atkinson
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2
Hamster Wheel Car Ads
Hamster Wheel Car Ads
Kia Soul Commercial Uses Pet Rodents to Show a New Way to Roll
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1
Killer Hamster Tattoos
Killer Hamster Tattoos
Prick Online Features an Unusual Virtual Gallery
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