User Alan Perekh posted this on the Hacked Gadgets forum. He baited the business end of his Shop Vac with some peanut butter, and plugged into an IR motion sensor. Whenever a mouse comes by to check it out, the sensor is triggered and the little rodent gets sucked into the vacuum, presumably for remote release.

The idea is certainly novel, but is it ethical? The mouse appears unharmed in the holding container of the vacuum, but I wonder if these results can be reliably duplicated. Have an opinion? Share it in the comments section.