Tech writers are inundated with gadgets: games, scanners, and the occasional vibrating tongue. But nothing recently has been quite as haunting as the LitterMaid, the automated, self-cleaning kitty litter box that's advertised in countless airplane shopping magazines. Practical, ridiculous, yet somehow sublime, it seems teleported from a Jetsons utopia where bots mix our martinis, shiatsu our necks, and, yes,... More >>>