The Most Bizarre Medical Tools from Back in the Day

Going to the doctor is not fun, but at least nowadays most procedures are safe and don’t end in infections! Back in the day, people were not so lucky…

Measuring Brain Waves

Back in the 1940s, this is how doctors measured brain waves. This was an early device in neurotechnology.


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The More You Know

  • About 700 grapes go into one bottle of wine.
  • The 100 folds in a chef's hat represent 100 ways to cook an egg.
  • Following the release of Rocky IV, a joke was making rounds in Hollywood. Since Rocky had run out of opponents, he would have to fight an alien if a fifth movie was made. Jim and John Thomas took the joke seriously and wrote a screenplay based on it, which later became the movie "Predator".
  • The word "muscle" comes from a Latin term meaning "little mouse."
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