X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Visit the New Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:

Pirate-themed CT Scanner Will Scan Your Pirate Booty

by Conner Flynn

It can be scary to get a CT scan, whether you are an adult or a kid. God only knows what that radiation is doing to you. What if you end up like the Hulk? To ease the fears of children who need to endure a trip through the machine, New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital is one place to go.
pirate scanner
They are one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country and so they felt it was up to them to make sure they were administering the lowest doses of radiation possible to the kids, so they picked up one of GE’s Adventure Series CT scanners – this one in a pirate theme. (They also make jungle, underwater, summer camp and space themed scanners.)

pirate scanner1
In addition to the scanner, the entire scanning suite is pirate-themed. Arrrr! Let’s all do it. Free scans on me! Wait. How much? Okay, everybody just enjoy the images. On me.

pirate scanner2

pirate_ct_5
[via BuzzFeed via Nerd Approved]




Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

Comments (2):

  1. Barney says:

    This scanner is awesome. But this story is a bit misleading. GE has had its “Adventure Series” of CT and MRI scanners available since 2011. We have had the same scanner and pirate theme here at Brenner Children’s Hospital for over a year. To see the whole product line, just Google: GE adventure series filetype:pdf (My favorite is the space themed MRI, sweet!!)

Recent Posts

Macintosh Classic Turned from Trash to Trash Bin

Macintosh Classic Turned from Trash to Trash Bin

Pikachu-shaped Pork Patties: I Choose You, Porkachu!

Pikachu-shaped Pork Patties: I Choose You, Porkachu!

Legend of Zelda Navi LED Lamp Is Asking to Be Thrown

Legend of Zelda Navi LED Lamp Is Asking to Be Thrown

Disney Scented Candles Smell Like the Haunted Mansion

Disney Scented Candles Smell Like the Haunted Mansion

Frinkiac Is a Search Engine That Finds Screencaps from the Simpsons

Frinkiac Is a Search Engine That Finds Screencaps from the Simpsons

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo
Win Prizes in the Technabob Shop
discussion by