Fujitsu devised this promotional video for what it calls “the Internet of Cows”: . Fujitsu’s more formal name for the innovation is “ox walk SaaS“. Fujitsu’s promotional activities turn on the phrase “I am the connected cow”, as you can see in this photo: Michael Byrne wrote a short essay about this cow news, for Motherboard. […]
Adventures in the Sex Worker Trade (w macaws)
Macaws come from other macaws, and sometimes scientists need or want to help the process along. This study reveals some of the secrets to making it happen: “Training large macaws for artificial insemination procedures,” Frédérique Leblanc, Géraldine Pothet, Michel Saint Jalme, Mathieu Dorval & Dalila Bovet [pictured here], Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, vol. […]
Artificial vaginas, and their sources
A company called Equine Reproduction offers information, services, and equipment for artificial insemination of horses and perhaps other animals. They host an online semen calculator. They explain some of the differences between different varieties of artificial vaginas, and in some cases identify the manufacturers. Here is their take on two of the many kinds: Colorado […]
Reproductive Dead-Ends: bicycles, pavement et al.
An October 31, 2007 report in The Telegraph: Man who had sex with bike in court A man has been placed on the sex offenders’ register after being caught trying to have sex with a bicycle…. Robert Stewart was discovered in his room by two cleaners at the Aberley House Hostel in Ayr, south west […]