Maker Faire's Grossest Project

Yup, that's a real dead rodent. Eliciting ewws and ahs from the crowd in Austin this weekend, Christy Canida from Instructables showed off her "mouse mouse"—a project that combines taxidermy with tech for a darkly funny computer accessory. Want to make your own creepy controller? Follow the step-by-step instructions here. —Megan Miller