A team at Technion–Israel Institute of Technology developed a way to use medical glue to bind human tissue together instead of stitches and medical pins. They heat it up using, essentially, a hot glue gun – one that they hopefully don’t leave in with their craft supplies.
Mildred “Babe” Didrikson Zaharias could do it all – she was an Olympic gold medalist, champion golfer, basketball and baseball player, vaudeville performer, celebrity and more. Once she won the US national track and field championships by herself – as in, she was a team of one and beat teams that had over a dozen athletes.
Earlier this month a prototype mower in Germany set a new world record by going from zero to 100 miles an hour in 6.29 seconds… while still cutting grass! Not bad for an invention that’s not even 200 years old.