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Ventricular Mouse is transparent, and has
a little rib cage beneath its perspex
exterior body. Inside this rib cage beats a
miniature heart that you can see and feel
through your hand as you move the
mouse around. The heart is
by a set of lungs that swell and contract
they take tiny breaths.
When your computer is busy executing a
demanding task, the heart beats faster
more powerfully; the lungs expand and
relax accordingly, as information
monitored from the processor is relayed
down the USB connection.
When the computer is sleeping, the heart
and lungs slow down to barely
movements. Older mice may be heard
snoaring quietly when inactive, and can
need more time to awaken.
PERCEIVED MUSCULOSKELETAL LOADING
[Ronx, Dec 25 2006]
||Does it come with a pair of minute plastic CPR paddles in case the computer crashes?
||Where is/are it's breathing hole(s)? and would it be worm?
||I meant warm, but I don't really care for the english language...
||More better, I think you mean.
||Dr. X, could this mouse also process the lint from the mouse pad and discard it as droppings?
||<pedantry> That's "Americanese is more gooder and funner to!!" <end pedantry>
||This idea is pretty freaky. I'm not happy about the idea of needing to wait while my mouse wakes up. I'd like it if it came with tiny limbs that scratched and clawed along, you know, for those all too common occasions when the cursor on the screen decided not to move the same way the mouse on the mousepad is being moved. You'd need to use a pile of newspapers instead of a mouse pad of course, and if you use an optical mouse to go along with that, the problem will happen, oh, every time you use it.
||Optional - mouse screeches in terror everytime a picture of a cat is displayed on the monitor.
||jutta, I'm thinking more like a wee D-fib. Sort of what you said, but it would shock, not compress the poor little rhodents life force.