Peak's Plasmablade is Sci-Fi-like Surgical Tool of the Future

Cutting open a person for surgery using a plain old scalpel seems pretty barbarian compared to this new cutting tool from Peak. Instead of a sharp metal edge, or even an electrosurgical cutter, the Plasmablade uses pulses of plasma generated around its tip to locally cut and cauterize flesh such as skin, fat and… » 7/25/08 9:20am 7/25/08 9:20am

Google Maps Catches Sophisticated High School Football Field Prank

There's not much to add to this other than "ha ha, you got penis'ed", but we're somewhat curious as to how this thing went down. Was this a prank from a rival school? Was it self-inflicted? Is this their mascot? (Go Fighting Wangs!) Is it still there? We suppose it's pretty apropos that the school is located on Shaft… » 12/05/07 8:30pm 12/05/07 8:30pm

Flickr Camera Finder Helps Your Next Camera Purchase

If you're on the verge of deciding between two different, yet equally fine cameras, head over to Flickr's camera finder. After choosing the cameras you're picking between, Flickr will show you either the "most interesting" (or latest, portrait, macro, landscape, action, and recent) photos taken by that model. Of… » 3/02/07 3:30pm 3/02/07 3:30pm