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Henry Ford Hospital Tweets Operations

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Internet, Science

Henry Ford TwitterEven doctors love Twitter. Last week surgeons from the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan sent short updates while removing a cancerous tumor from a man’s kidney. Sent by the chief resident, the messages were watched by medical students, doctors and perhaps fans of “Grey’s Anatomy.” Four months ago, Robert Hendrick, while under local anesthesia, tweeted his varicose vein removal surgery while the event was taking place. He claimed that it not only took his mind off it and lessened his nervousness, but family and friends were there to support him.

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Keyhole Surgery 3D Game

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Design, Misc. Tech, Toys

Keyhole SurgeryMoritz Waldemeyer decided to take up the challenge of redesigning the game “Operation.” He came up with a 3D version called Keyhole Surgery in which you have to place the key in a maze without touching the sides. He included a file so that you can study it before you give it a go. The person with the least amount of touches wins. We dig the idea of the prototype game, but this is definitely not one to play at a kegger.

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Old Games Go Mini

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Misc. Tech, Toys

Classic Game PensWe loved our old Etch-a-Sketch and were thrilled to find out it is now available in a mini-version with usable rubber grips that we can pass off as a ballpoint pen at work (because it is.) Also available is a mini-Operation Pen with the same obnoxious noise and nose that lights up just as in the original if you miss. Included are batteries and miniscule tweezers. The pens use standard D-1 mini ballpoint refills and at only $5.50, you can get some for some of your tiny fingered co-workers.

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