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The Pigeons of Ed-Tech

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The Verge has coverage of a new video game, Pigeon Panic. The coverage isn't due to the pigeons; it's due to the app's use of Apple's new augmented reality ARKit. The premise of Pigeon Panic is simple: you throw random bits of food like pizza, donuts, and other greasy bits...

From The Daily Mail: "Prison guards shoot dead a PIGEON smuggling marijuana into Argentinian prison using a bag strapped to its back." The story claims that the bird was released alongside a pigeon-fancier event, in the hopes that its flight would not be noticed. Poor pigeon. Just doing what it...

A photo essay via The Washington Post: "'The pigeons make me feel free': An old pastime thrives in a Palestinian refugee camp." "The pigeons make me feel free," says Mohammed Qinabi, "Through their eyes I go everywhere, I see everything. You know the walls, the places I cannot go? There's...

Via Boing Boing: "Crocheted pigeon costumes for dressing them up as extict birds." The project, Biodiversity Reclamation Suits for Urban Pigeons, is the work of Laurel Hope Roth, a former park ranger.

Are Australia's native pigeons sitting ducks? asks The Conversation. The story explores the 130+ species of pigeons native to Australia. This includes some of the most beautiful pigeons on the planet, if I say so myself. Note: there are no pigeons native to North America. The pigeon species most familiar...