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Because your cat doesn’t already hate you enough, why not strap a gadget around its neck and give it even more reasons to look upon your human form with disdain
That’s the only cat conclusion we can come to after watching the YouTube commercial for a device called the Catterbox, a cat collar that supposedly turns cat meows and purrs into human speech. Of course, the device isn’t sold as actually translating cat mews into human words, rather, the device appears to trigger pre-recorded…
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In 1914, Keystone Pictures founder Mack Sennett was looking for a way to drum up extra press for his slapstick films in the crowded silent comedy market
While reading the newspaper one day, he noticed a front page, photo-illustrated story about a girl who had been in a fender bender. The content of the story did not seem to merit such a prominent placement — but the woman in the photo was pretty, and showing off her shapely knees.
Sennett decided knees…