It’s more than just a myth that cats land on their feet. It’s actually a scientific fact. Because of this, Apple’s engineers have used the way a cat falls to patent an invention that lets an iPhone detect when it’s been dropped so it can right itself and land without breaking any vital components.

The device’s on-board vibration motor could also be employed, so it could even screech a little bit as it fell towards the ground, just like a real cat.

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