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How about a wacky Mario-shaped computer mouse? You'll find that and more in this wacky list. Which ones are your favorites?

Foot Mouse

Put simply, the Foot Mouse is the strangest we've seen. One pedal controls movement while the other is for the clicks. Pedals are made from an injection molded plastic shell and feature a "360-degree, pressure sensitive mechanism". [Source]

Mario Bros Computer Mice

Available in either Mario or Goomba characters, these mice feature a 400dpi mechanical ball, USB support, and are compatible with Windows/Mac systems. [ShinyShiny]

Stone Mouse

File this under: "Strange Computer Mice" A Russian designer has created the world's first functional computer mouse made of stone.
...looks like the stone parts are polished/cut and glued to the mouse. The beige scroll wheel and cable ruin the appeal slightly...
[Source 1 - 2]

Minty Optical Mouse

To make your own "Minty Mouse", you'll need one Altoids tin, an optical mouse, dremel tools, epoxy glue, a mini-hack saw, and around 4 hours of free time. [Source]

CP-1 USB Spy Mouse

Keep a close ear on your computer with the CP-1. Hidden inside this otherwise normal looking mouse is a condenser microphone - capable of picking up on any nearby conversations. It measures 53 x 95 x 35 mm and weighs just 75g. [Source]

Alien Fossil Mouse

TheBestCaseScenario provides us with a great video tutorial on how to make your own "Alien Fossil Mouse" -- using "a rotary Tool, (like a Foredom or Dremel), Hobby Knife, a few paint brushes, and some imagination."
What''s great is these techniques can be applied to projects way beyond the scope of the video! What''s more, the materials used in the video are readily available at your local hardware store or hobby store for just a few dollars

Nokia 6230i Bluetooth Mouse

Pyrofer's nifty "Nokia 6230i Bluetooth Mouse" functions as both a computer input device and cell phone.
After giving up on the idea of a proper mouse HID I used the bluetooth to just link the phone as normal and send the data over the Nokia driver to a special driver on the PC again, this isnt as convenient as the original plan as it needs software on the PC as well as the phone
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