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Pigeon photography (wikipedia.org)
79 points by josephpmay on July 17, 2014 | hide | past | favorite | 11 comments

A subsequent search of the inter-webs yielded this (what may be the strangest site I've ever seen):


those eye pics are beautiful

More generally — http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_pigeon

My personal favourite — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Pigeon

> Project Pigeon was American behaviorist B.F. Skinner's attempt to develop a pigeon-guided missile.

My favourite pigeon story would be that of Cher Ami: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cher_Ami

What is with the "Defense of the realm" poster on the right of the War Pidgeon article? Judging by the frame it looks like it should be an image, but you can't click on it...except that it contains a clickable link to another Wikipedia article. And the text is so tiny it's hard to read.

The wikisource says it's class="infobox" and it's a <poem>, whatever the heck that means. Bizarre.

Interesting topics but relatively poor pieces, the above is a featured article no less!

I'm probably going to be burned by animal rights activists for thinking this, but figuring out some kind of control interface could turn pigeons into extremely good drone airframes.

Am I the only one who read that as Pigeon Pornography?

(and yes, before someone else says it, still clicked on the link)

Aka drone photography 0.1.

For the birds.

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