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21 Aug, 2009

Knee surgery

Posted by: Dave In: Health

The MRI photo above is of my left knee before surgery this week.  On Wednesday I underwent arthroscopic knee surgery to remove part of the damaged meniscus on my left knee. The surgery was pretty amazing.  I was walking (ok, limping) about an hour after surgery.  However, I’ve been spending most of my time relaxing […]

04 Jul, 2009

Homeopathic ER

Posted by: Dave In: Health|Humor

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Video link (via Ectoplasmosis) This looks cool and painful at the same time. -Dave

Dick Wilson, the actor famous for portraying Mr. Whipple in Charmin commercials, has passed away at the age of 91.  From the Associated Press: Wilson made more than 500 commercials as Mr. George Whipple, a man consumed with keeping bubbly housewives from fondling toilet paper. The punch line of most spots was that Whipple himself […]

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14 Oct, 2007

Creepiest clock I’ve ever seen

Posted by: Dave In: Health|Web|Weird

Not sure how accurate this clock is, but it is filled with very disturbing information.  I think the injuries counter should move much faster…especially in movies and sitcoms.  I mean, “falls” should be flying right? Link (via Download Squad)

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02 May, 2007

Best headline ever

Posted by: Dave In: Health|Science

Erectile dysfunction probed with engineering tool Like a column collapsing under the burden of a heavy roof, erectile dysfunction is a classical mechanical engineering problem, says a US urologist. Using mathematical models of penis geometry and hydrostatic pressure, doctors can predict when penises will fail – and in which vagina – he says. Apparently this […]

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08 Feb, 2007

More cuddly than e.coli

Posted by: Dave In: Health|Humor|Science

Plush bacteria from Think Geek.  There must be someone in your life who deserves a nice fluffy Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (Mad Cow Disease). Each 5-7 inch plush microbe comes with a instructional card that includes an actual picture of the microbe along with information about the microbe in its natural environment. I wonder if they […]


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