Pen Removed From Stomach After 25 Years

A pen has been removed from a woman’s stomach after 25 years – and much to the surprise of doctors it still worked. The plastic felt-tip eluded X-rays and led to health problems for the 76-year-old patient, who claimed she fell and swallowed it when she was checking her tonsils. The woman began to suffer from severe weight loss and diarrhoea, so was rushed to hospital. Initially both the doctors at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital Foundation Trust and the woman’s husband refused to believe her tale at first, until they saw the pen after a CT scan.” w/ photos

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SpnKIX Motorized Skates

spnKIX were designed by Peter Treadway from JPWorks. The skates have motorized wheels on each side, with a battery pack situated on the back of each unit. A battery charge is supposed to last two or three miles, and the batteries can be removed so users can swap them. It takes 2 hours to charge them up. A nylon frame secures them to each of your shoes, and they even come with some training wheels to help you with your balance when first trying them out. You control spnKIX using a hand-worn remote control throttle, which lets you easily vary their speed.” w/ photos + videos

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The Science Behind Santa

“This of course doesn’t take into account the fact that it is totally possible that Santa distributes the gifts in advance and they are just invisible or phased out of our dimension until Christmas time at which point they become visible or phase in to our dimension.”

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Traveler’s Sleeping Cocoon

This portable sleeping cocoon is made specially woven fabric that is impervious to bed bugs. The sleeping cocoon’s tightly wound polyester threads are spaced only 1-micron apart (a span that’s much smaller than bed bugs) to prevent 100% of bed bugs from penetrating the fabric. The durable polyester threads are impervious to bed bugs’ teeth yet the fabric remains soft, pliable, and breathable for optimal sleeping comfort in a hotel bed. The sleeping cocoon creates an enclosed sleeping environment from the shoulders to the feet, the hooded top protects your head and neck yet allows you to breathe naturally, and the entire unit folds to fit in the included tote for ease of travel.” w/ photos

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