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Bionic Men

Part man, part machine—and all real stories of people with robot parts. Finger Finnish computer programmer Jerry Jalava lost his ring finger in a motorcycle accident. He replaced it with a prosthetic finger of his own design—it’s also a computer flash drive. It looks like a normal finger (a shiny plastic one), but Jalava can […]

The High-Tech Toilet Report

Here at the Bathroom Readers’ Institute, we like to keep you up to date on the all the latest breakthroughs in toilet technology. Here are some potties on the cutting edge of bathroom science. So fancy! Bathroom fixture company Kohler offers a model called the Numi. It’s loaded with features that turn using the facilities […]

Got Time For These Time Facts?

If you’ve got a minute, that is. (Whatever that even means. These facts kind of blew our minds.) According to Einstein’s theory of relativity, time moves slower the closer an object is to the center of the earth. For example, a year at the top of Mt. Everest, one of the tallest peak’s on Earth’s […]