Researchers at Rutgers University have created a robot that can take blood samples. The robot finds the vein, punctures it with a needle and then draws blood. And, supposedly, this gadget performs as well — and sometimes better — than human medical professionals doing the same job. Heaven forbid you get the robot when it wasn’t calibrated that day. You’ll know the meaning of the world harpoon. (CNET)
CNN says a 20-year-old clerk at the Lucky Candy convenience store in the Bronx has become famous for playing a math game with his kid customers. Ahmed Alwan asks kids to solve a basic math equation. If they answer correctly, they are given five seconds to grab anything they want in the store for free. Alwan doesn’t mind paying for the items out of his own pocket because he wants to help others.
Business Insider says Celebrity Cars is selling Al Capone’s bulletproof 1928 Cadillac for $1 million. The car is green and black with chrome bumpers. It is equipped with 3,000 pounds of armored plating. The Cadillac can also hold a machine gun. It has 1,111 miles. Please remember to pay the tax when you buy it, that’s what put Al away. (Did you not see The Untouchables?)