Reddit’s latest odd obsession: Gyroscopic cats

First it was chili-flavored soap. Then it was triangles. Now Reddit‘s latest odd obsession is the gyroscope, a device that can maintain its orientation as its base turns freely in any direction.

Over the past 24 hours, users of the social news site have been scouring the Internet for animals and objects with gyroscopic tendencies. This is what they’ve found so far.





Pool table




Video camera




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Fernando Alfonso III

Fernando Alfonso III

Fernando Alfonso III served as an early Reddit and 4chan reporter and the Daily Dot’s first art director until 2016. He’s gone on to report at Lexington’s Herald-Leader and at the Houston Chronicle.