Arizona Cardinals’ defensive back Tyrann Mathieu recently teamed up with PETA to demonstrate the consequences of leaving a dog inside a car on a hot day. Mathieu sat inside the car in 90-degree heat until he couldn’t take it anymore. After only eight minutes, the car’s interior temperature soared to 120 degrees and Mathieu bailed. Related: Veterinarian Sits In A Hot Parked Car For 30 Minutes To Show How It Affects Pets
In 2013, Yonder Biology turned to Kickstarter with hopes to launch Dino Pet, a bioluminescent ‘pet’ that “uses sunlight, water and nutrients, instead of batteries or electricity, to grow and glow.” Encased in a polycarbonate Apatosaurus shell live bioluminescent plankton called dinoflagellates. Simply feed, shake, and the Dino Pet will illuminate. Get your bioluminescent Dino Pet on Amazon.
Passing a semi-trailer on a single-lane highway can be pretty dangerous. In Argentina, an average of one person dies in a traffic accident every hour, mainly from people trying to overtake other vehicles. In an attempt to cut down on the number of accidents, Samsung has created the “Safety Truck“, a specially designed semi-trailer with rear-mounted, live video screens for safe overtaking.
Nearly every week, for the past 60 years, 78-year-old Australian resident James Harrison has donated blood. Harrison’s blood contains a rare antibody that cures babies of Rhesus disease. In his lifetime, Harrison is credited with saving the lives of more than 2 million babies.