This medical case report explains how difficult it can be to separate an adult man from a treasured toy: “Removal of a sex toy under general anaesthesia using a bimanual-technique and Magill’s forceps: A case report,” Obinna Obinwa, Ian Robertson, and Maurice Stokes, International Journal of Surgery Case Reports, vol. 15, 2015, pp. 96-98. The […]
How to remove an eraser from an ear
In this video, Professor Larry B. Mellick, MD, of Georgia Regents University, explains and demonstrates how to remove an eraser from a person’s ear: Professor Mellick’s biography remarks of him: “His current academic ranks include being Professor of emergency medicine and pediatrics. His medical training was accomplished in the United States Army where he attained […]
A Tool for Removing Stubborn Nuts
Society needs a tool for removing stubborn nuts. And thanks to William R. Lamphere, society has one. Here’s the patent: “Tool for Removing Stubborn Nuts,” William R. Lamphere, US patent #4446622, issued May 8, 1984.
Detect & remove cadavers from amongst the live objects
As professor William J. Wepfer, of the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology puts things in his ‘Message from the School Chair’ “Today’s mechanical engineers might search the ocean with an underwater observation manipulator; work on developing systems to program robots for manufacturing; or build a prototype of […]