People Swallow the Darndest Things: Cigarette Butts, Burnt Matches and More

A museum exhibit at the Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia is pretty strange even by wacko museum standards. It documents the things that people have swallowed—the number is in the thousands by the way—as collected by Chevalier Jackson, a pioneering laryngologist of the late 19th and early 20th… »4/27/11 11:20pm4/27/11 11:20pm

USB Endoscope Applies Lights and Camera to the Darkest, Tightest Spots

The market for home proctology isn't exactly thriving, which is probably the reason why the makers of the USB Endoscope decided to take a less daunting route: The two-foot-long USB-powered snake has LEDs and a camera at one end. Outfitted with a powerful 40X microscopic lens, it focuses in on things you yourself can't… »11/03/08 8:15pm11/03/08 8:15pm