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The First X-Ray Photograph

Today we’re winding the clock back, all the way back to 1895. That’s right: December 1895, when Wilhelm Röntgen revealed the bones of his wife’s hand in the first X-ray photograph. Luckily, x-rays have come pretty far in the past … Continue reading

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Courthouse X-ray scanner finds live monkey in purse

Bet you didn’t see this one coming! The security at the Bay County Court Facility in Michigan to see visitors attempt to bring prohibited items past them. Recently, though, they experienced something new- and a little more exotic than usual! … Continue reading

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Mysterious X-ray flash in deep space baffles astronomers

A mysterious flash of X-rays has been spotted by Nasa’s Chandra X-ray Observatory in deep space, and astronomers are baffled. The X-ray source was unremarkable for a long time. But in October 2014, it erupted and became at least 1000 times … Continue reading

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Fruit Gourmet Uses X-Rays for Quality Control

Fruit Gourmet supplies a wide variety of fruits to consumers including prunes, apricots, figs, grapes, mangoes, strawberries, raspberries, apples, blueberries, bananas and cranberries. Their products are sold both as cooking ingredients and as healthy snacks, packed in bags as well … Continue reading

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X-ray saves choking baby’s life

An x-ray image has revealed how a baby choked on a penny lodged in their throat. Kayleigh Porter was terrified when her daughter Skyla, 1, started violently choking. Porter was frantic and completely unaware that Skyla had swallowed a penny. She … Continue reading

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Your Midday Laugh

If you’re looking for a midday chuckle, you came to the right place! Source. Happy Wednesday, everybody! If you enjoyed this cartoon, send it to your friends so they can get a laugh, too.

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Christmas spirit shines bright in boy’s X-Ray

It may be January but we’re not ready to stop talking about the holidays! Right before Christmas, a little boy from Tennessee accidentally swallowed a small snowman figurine when he was playing around with it in his room. “I used … Continue reading

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