What the fuck has NASA done to make your life awesome?

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Ear thermometer

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"Taking y­our temperature when sick can be tricky business. A standard mercury thermometer can prove difficult to read, and a rectal one is just plain uncomfortable. In 1991, infrared thermometers that you place into your ears took the work out of it, simplifying and speeding up the process."

Source: http://curiosity.discovery.com/topic/physics-concepts-and-definitions/ten-nasa-inventions4.htm

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