Youve got to love the human race. Our ability to invent, create and examine is what has seen us rise to the very top of the chain. And on getting here we then invest in helping those poor creatures below us climb up too. The Cat Translator is an ingenious idea to translate what your cat is saying through its meowing.
Apparently one of the phrases is I cant stand it I dont really want to know why a cat would say that but there we go
Its testament to our animal loving nature that we want to be able to hear the thoughts of animals translated even if they are negative. One of the great things about pets is that they dont talk back but always agree with you? With this youre losing that privilege. But then again your cat might be an absolute genius and suggest great ways to save money on your gas or offer up great lasagne recipes. Or maybe theyll just ask for some milk.
Check back tomorrow to see the next in this two-part series looking at amazing animal inventions
Indie screen queen Maggie is the new face – and body – of Agent Provocateur. She replaces Kate Moss, a hard act to follow. And the raunchy campaign has definitely been provoking a variety of reactions.
Surfing around on various forums I found comments ranging from
this makes me very happy
via I find her very sexy indeed
to hmm ive seen better..heck ive done better
and I got a lot of time for Maggie but she doesn’t look clever in some of those pics. In fact in the 2nd one she looks down right hideous.
Serena Rees, co-founder of Agent Provocateur defends the choice of model:
“Maggie is not an obvious sex symbol. She is interesting looking, confident and beautiful in a way that is non-threatening, which makes her appealing to men and women alike.”
Personally, I think that Maggie is beautiful and interesting to look at. But Im not sure about her expression in this handcuff picture. Doesnt she look a bit like a drugged Carrie Fisher? Not necessarily a bad thing but probably not the intended effect
What do you think?
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Of all the materials you wouldn’t want to put against your body, fish skin has got to be pretty high on the list. But now Thai entrepreneurs have developed a way of processing skins of tropical fish to make them into durable leather.
And certainly the most eye-catching, and stomach turning, item they have developed is the fish-skin bikini. However perhaps its not so bad, the model who was wearing the item, Sudara Sae-lin said, It’s comfortable. The bikini can really breath and I like that it’s waterproof, it means it can dry more easily.
Despite the obvious environmental benefits I really dont think many girls or guys would find the sight or feel of a bikini made of old dead fish skin that sexy. While the effort must be applauded I think well be forgiven for preferring our fish nicely cooked with a drizzle of lemon and a glass of white wine.
Celebrities seem unable to stay out of the news whether its for the right or wrong reasons. While I have some sympathy for Britney Spears, its hard to imagine how the same girl that so confused 15 year-old-boys when she appeared in Hit Me Baby One More Time would shave her head, then do a comeback that brings nothing but derision, before being dropped by her management label.
Meanwhile OJ Simpson, not content with escaping jail and being found not guilty of the murder of his wife, decided to, allegedly, take part in an armed robbery on a sports memorabilia shop which contained items relating to him.
Its strange that people who are at one time so successful suddenly go into freefall and wind up at a dead-end of D-list celeb level job. Kerry Katona seemed to have it all fame in a popular band, an equally famous husband, and children and now she does adverts for Iceland (no offence to Iceland, they do some quality frozen food) but its hardly glamorous.
Perhaps once youve got used to seeing your face in the paper, falling out of nightclub with the rich and powerful, the idea of having to retreat into the scenery and to live the rest of your life like a schnook (to quote Ray Liotta at the end of Goodfellas) is even more painful than having your failing career splashed over the global press