Real Talking Dogs?

I swear I’m not making this up — but Dr. Melody Jackson at Georgia Tech is leading a team of scientists to develop wearable technology to make it possible for dogs to communicate with their owners. And its called Project FIDO: Faciliating Interactions for Dogs with Occupations (I know, it doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue, does it?)

That said, let’s hope this innovative invention gives a voice to all of our animal friends! (Business Insider, photo by: Adil Dellawalla)

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Hitler’s Talking Dogs?

Historians knew that Hitler loved art — but in a 2011 New York Times column by Maureen Dowd, she discusses Dr. Jan Bondeson’s book, Amazing Dogs, in which he reveals that Hitler once supported a German school to teach large mastiffs to talk to humans. Luckily, it didn’t work — considering Adolf’s atrocious background, I can’t imagine those dogs were treated very well.

Of course, nowadays, everybody knows the world’s most famous canine blabber is Youtube’s Mishka the Talking Dog