9 Dangerous Devices from the Heyday of X-Ray


In the days before filtered cigarettes and seat belts, Radiography was hailed as a miracle of science with seemingly endless commercial applications. Too bad they were dangerous as all get-out. Oobject.com has some amazing examples.

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If you weren't already feeling squeemish after seeing those devices, don't worry - these 24 silently screaming medical mannequins , 12 shots of external medical scaffolding and 10 early, public operating theaters will do the trick.