One of the scariest parts of a hospital visit is never really knowing what the doctors are doing. So a company called Creative Arts has created this tiny CT Scanner that kids can use on stuffed animals in the waiting room before they undergo the same examination. It not only helps distract them ahead of time, it also…
In September, Florida's West Kendall Baptist Hospital got a very cool (and very important) new tool: The very first "superfast" body scanner designed by scientists at GE. The team at West Kendall just wrapped up a study of the machine—and the images and GIFs that resulted are wild.
Installed last year at the Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York-Presbyterian, this pirate ship CT scanner has proven so popular that even patients 17-21 ask to use it. And, let's be honest, we're older and we'd still choose it.
"Supposedly this is a picture of a CT scanner sans casing," writes io9-reader Monica, "but it looks more to me like a first-generation Stargate." We heartily agree – and just wait until you see what this beastly contraption looks like in motion.
It turns out Europe 2,600 years ago was pretty much exactly like one big college frat, with social elites vying for power and influence by throwing the most kickass parties - complete with lots of free beer.