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  2. X-ray specs - Wikipedia

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    X-ray specs. X-ray specs or X-ray glasses are an American novelty item, purported to allow users to see through or into solid objects. In reality, the spectacles merely create an optical illusion; no X-rays are involved. The current paper version is sold under the name "X-Ray Spex"; a similar product is sold under the name "X-Ray Gogs".

  3. Free Shipping Day - Wikipedia

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    Online shoppers spent $942 million to make Free Shipping Day the third highest spending day of the 2010 holiday season, ultimately boosting online sales 61 percent from 2009. In 2011, Free Shipping Day became a billion-dollar shopping holiday with $1.072 billion in sales, followed by $1.01 billion during Free Shipping Day 2012.

  4. Shoe-fitting fluoroscope - Wikipedia

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    Shoe-fitting fluoroscopes, also sold under the names X-ray Shoe Fitter, Pedoscope and Foot-o-scope, were X-ray fluoroscope machines installed in shoe stores from the 1920s until about the 1970s in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa, Germany and Switzerland. [1] In the UK, they were known as Pedoscopes, after the ...

  5. Worst toy ever -- Airport security x-ray machine - AOL

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    However, I have to believe that we can do better than Wizard Industries' pathetic new offering, the Scan-it Operation Checkpoint Toy X-Ray Machine. Hey, let's play airport security checkpoint!

  6. David Parker Ray - Wikipedia

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    David Parker Ray (November 6, 1939 – May 28, 2002), also known as the Toy-Box Killer, was an American kidnapper, torturer, serial rapist and suspected serial killer.Though no bodies were found, Ray was accused by his accomplices of killing several women, and was suspected by the police to have murdered as many as sixty women from Arizona and New Mexico while living in Elephant Butte, New Mexico.

  7. Target Circle Week: Shop the best deals during the big ... - AOL

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    It costs $49 for the first year when you're a Target Circle Cardholder and includes free two-day shipping. In some scenarios, you can even get delivery in as little as an hour, with no...

  8. X-ray microscope - Wikipedia

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    The ALS is also home to the world's first soft x-ray microscope designed for biological and biomedical research. This new instrument, XM-2 was designed and built by scientists from the National Center for X-ray Tomography. XM-2 is capable of producing 3-dimensional tomograms of cells. Liquid-metal-anode X-ray source

  9. X-ray machine - Wikipedia

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    The X-ray housing is turned by 90° for a chest radiograph. An X-ray machine is a device that uses X-rays for a variety of applications including medicine, X-ray fluorescence, electronic assembly inspection, and measurement of material thickness in manufacturing operations. In medical applications, X-ray machines are used by radiographers to ...

  10. X-ray - Wikipedia

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    Natural color X-ray photogram of a wine scene. Note the edges of hollow cylinders as compared to the solid candle. William Coolidge explains medical imaging and X-rays. X-rays (or much less commonly, X-radiation) are a form of high-energy electromagnetic radiation.

  11. Wilhelm Röntgen - Wikipedia

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    Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen (/ ˈ r ɛ n t ɡ ə n,-dʒ ə n, ˈ r ʌ n t-/; German pronunciation: [ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈʁœntɡən] ⓘ; 27 March 1845 – 10 February 1923) was a German mechanical engineer and physicist, who, on 8 November 1895, produced and detected electromagnetic radiation in a wavelength range known as X-rays or Röntgen rays, an achievement that earned him the inaugural Nobel ...