Making a screw flush with the surface is like creating invisibility

When a screw sticks out on metal or isn't perfectly flush with the surface, an angel in heaven loses an eyeball. Or something like that. But fret not eyeballs of angels in heaven, people of Earth can make a screw completely flush. It's a lot of filing and sanding and hammering but eventually the screw disappears. » 12/16/14 9:11pm 12/16/14 9:11pm

Ogle These Screws Used To Hang Famous Works Of Art

What is art? Well—it's subjective, that's for sure, and context can have a heck of an impact on how we think about what we see. Marcelo Pena Costa decided to have a bit of unauthorized fun following the ArtRio fair earlier this year: once the show had closed down and shipped out, the Brazilian creative director snuck… » 12/04/13 9:00am 12/04/13 9:00am

Lance Armstrong's 12 Screws and Metal Plate in Collarbone Make Him a…

Lance Armstrong received surgery to more quickly fix his collarbone, which was broken into 4 pieces during a bicycle race in Spain. I wonder if he knows that the metal from the screws can set off the metal detectors in airports sometimes. (I have a titanium rod in my left tibia and the left over screw shavings set off… » 3/25/09 5:08pm 3/25/09 5:08pm