Fun fact: possums and some species of snakes and sharks play dead when threatened. It’s a defence mechanism. Extra fun fact: donkeys don’t actually play dead in the wild, but domestic donkeys can be trained to do that. Haha, donkeys are geniuses. They’re not fooling us at all with their legs in the air, but they’re hilarious.
Talk about roving wifi hotspots. At Kfar Kedem, a historical theme park in Israel, you can get wifi for your connection-starved devices on — of all places — a donkey. There are 30 donkeys at the attraction, of which five now carry wifi routers wherever they go so that park visitors can tweet, post Facebook [...]
New Zealand designer Maree Horner likes to drop old donkeys into children’s swimming pools to trigger her subconscious process. In Furniture of the World, a human belly appears from inside a bucket; others rest in a suitcase, a box or bin. Her images are like modern Rubik cubes of male and female genitalia.