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Anatomical Pinball Table Combines 2 Of My Favorite Things



Canadian artist Howie Tsui redesigned a pinball machine to turn it into a crude simulation of a musket-ball rattling around a soldier’s guts for a War of 1812-themed exhibition currently running at the Agnes Etherington Arts Centre at Queens University in Kingston. It’s meant to demonstrate the way that repetition and concentration can inure you to the horrors of war.

This would have been Awesome+1 if the flippers were leg bones.

Friday Follow Ups

Smoking Will Kill You

Amtrak Upgrades Wi-Fi Service on Trains – To…working?

Former Groupon Co-Founder Plans to Release An Album of Motivational Music – It’s 88% off when booked with a laser hair removal appointment!

Injectable Microscopic Robots Can Detect Threat of Blindness – I think, and this is just me going out on a limb here, that if you’re injecting robots into your eyes, blindness is the least of your problems.

iPhone Placebo Effect App Hopes to Change Patient Behavior – VC funding for pretend medicine? Where do I sign?

The Ultimate Video of People Being Idiots in Shopping Carts – Excuse me, Mr. Darwin? You have a phone call on line 2.


Friday Follow Ups

Smoking Will Kill You

Plug In Herb Garden Grows The Plants Itself – Dude, like this thing is awesome, bro!

Digitas Health Finds Pharma Companies Lag on Social – Um….Duh?

New iOS App Diagnoses STDs – How exactly does one use this on a date?

GE Gets Lost In ‘The Matrix’ With New Hospital Ad – Human beings are a disease, a cancer of this planet. You are a plague, and we are the cure.

Kmart Wants You To Ship Your Pants – The first time I read this I misread ‘ship’


Friday Follow Ups

Smoking Will Kill You

Foursquare for Android Now Greets Newcomers – In other news, people still use Foursquare?

Drone Fitted With Terrifying Claw – Ooooooh, the claw.

S Health Turns The Galaxy S4 Into a Full-Fledged Fitness Tracker – Sure, if you’re into that kind of thing.

Electronic Tattoo Monitors Symptoms Remotely – That tribal band on your arm indicates you have Oppositional Defiant Disorder.

Hacked Kinect Helps Surgeons See Inside Patient’s Skull – What’s that big blank spot in the middle?