A new DiY science kit, "Backyard Brains," teaches kids about neuroscience and biotech by helping them dissect cockroaches — and then use simple electronic components to control the bugs' brains and movements. Now PETA is protesting the kits, saying they are cruel.
This is almost too awesome for words. For those of you too anxious to wait, the needle drop is at 12:00. For the rest of you, here's some background: