7 Weirdest Hackathons Ever

Tails and Rails
courtesy of Mashable
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Tails and Rails

In February 2013, Purina and Mashable teamed up to put on a hackathon "to help people better understand their pets' wants and needs." Software developers, who were encouraged to bring their pets with them, built apps to assist with issues such as housetraining and keeping tabs on pets remotely.