My friend Jaymi Heimbuch over at Treehugger found a great project that uses a mirrored "Magi-Cam" to film animals up close and personal. The Magi-Cam is battery-powered and operated by remote control. The cleverly placed mirrors give it a startling ability to blend in with the surroundings.

Check it out in action:

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