Category Archives: Rodents

Garden DIY – How to Kill Gophers and Moles with a Solar Powered Sonic Deterrent!

I have to say I’ve been fighting a LOT of gophers while I used to live at my parent’s house.   I did use the Sonic Mole Deterrent which requires 4 D-sized batteries and would run out every couple weeks or so but here’s the solar alternative that will keep going once you insert it into the gophers’ holes.

These Sonic Deterrents basically make noise, which is really annoying to the rodents.  (and to you too.)

Of course, one trick to deterring these nasty little gophers is to not use the Sonic Deterent all the time, m

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Robot with Rat Brain!


I have once played golf with one of the executives at AMD and he was telling me that future of computer chips are in organic chips sorta similar to human brain.

Well, here’s one of the first signs of that, a robot controlled by rat brain!

The robot’s biological brain is made up of cultured neurons which are placed onto a multi electrode array (MEA). The MEA is a dish with approximately 60 electrodes which pick up the electrical signals generated by the cells. This is then used to

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Bat Conservatory House-helps reduce mosquitos naturally and increase of up to 40 bats!

The Bat Conservatory House claims to house bats so they will eat up all your mosquitos.  Which is a great idea but what about bats?  Aren’t bats scarier than mosquitos?

It’d be hard to understand why you’d want to be bitten by bats than mosquito given how much bigger they are.


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Supersonic Mole and Gopher Control Repeller

We used to have lots of gophers on our lawn at my parents house.  I’d buy 10 of these and put them everywhere.  They work but you need a lot of them.  Basically, the Supersonic Mole and Gopher Control Repeller emits sounds that repel moles and gophers from digging your lawn, a lot better than putting than water hose down one of the gopher holes.

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