Posted May 16, 2017 by Lady Bee

The Link AKC Smart Dog Collar won the 2017 CES Innovation Award for best wearable electronic device. The Consumer Electronics Show recognized the Link AKC not only for its technical sophistication but for how the GPS dog collar enables greater interaction between man and man's best friend.  Let's see how this dog collar works....

Posted March 26, 2017 by Ron Callari

In a recent episode of FX’s hit TV drama ’The Americans,' the plot line hinged on what I thought was a fictionalized tale of espionage, utilizing insects as armed soldiers of sorts. It followed the lead characters Elizabeth and Philip Jennings in their attempt to foil an American plot against the Russians. Disease-spreading midges  [resembling mosquitoes] were being bred to destroy the Soviet’s wheat supply to escalate that country's hunger crisis. Definitely a unique spy-story premise . . . but could any of it be true?

Posted March 6, 2017 by Creature Features

PetNet, the popular auto-feeding app that feeds dogs and cats while their owners are away, served up a big plate o' nuttin' when server issues put the kibosh on their kibble.

Posted February 16, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

When you think of NASA's Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral in Florida you tend to think of science and technology not of alligators and other wildlife. What most people don't realize about the facility is that, being located on Merritt Island, it is also a National Wildlife Refuge. Of Merritt Island's 140,000 acres, Kennedy only takes up about 6,000 acres. This makes for a tricky balance between nature and space science.

Posted February 8, 2017 by Creature Features

Locking and unlocking your iPhone with Touch ID is secure for sure but a Japanese woman goes one step further using her pet hedgehog's itty-bitty paw print.

Posted December 18, 2016 by Lady Bee

Need a great hand vacuum to clean up pet hair? Having a lightweight, small, yet powerful vacuum to clean up after your dogs and cats can be a life changer for pet owners. A handheld vacuum that is designed to suck up pet hair and dander will make keeping your home clean so much easier. Here are five of the best handheld vacuums that get rave reviews from pet owners....

Posted December 14, 2016 by Lady Bee

Need a great upright vacuum to clean up after your pets? Want the best vacuum for handling pet hair? You're going to need super strong suction to remove your pets' sheddings.  Pet hair, dander, fur, skin and feathers are a constant source of dust, dirt and allergens and a challenge to clean. Here are five of the best upright vacuum cleaners that specialize in pet hair and are best for dog and cat owners...

Posted December 14, 2016 by Creature Features

Scollar smart collars for dogs and cats pack a wealth of modern pet care technology into a lightweight, comfortable and cool-looking collar.