Modern car thieves use a scanner to amplify the signal of the key from inside your home. carlock.co/blog/en/2019/0…
Bar code scanners don’t read the black lines. They read the more reflective white space between the black lines. taltech.com/barcodesoftwa…
A German study found that wine tasted better if the drinker thinks it's more expensive. Subjects inside an MRI scanner tasted a $14 red wine 3x but were told each sip was from bottles costing $3, $7, & $21. The brain's motivation & reward center was more active for the "more expensive" wine. nypost.com/2017/08/15/you…
Ferromagnetic detection scanners to detect magnets are being put into use around hospitals after numerous children had ingested magnetic or metallic material and received MRI scans; the material violently reacted with the MRI by moving around the patients’ insides, causing serious harm. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…
David Cronenberg, director of The Fly, Scanners, and Videodrome, and pioneer of the "body horror" genre, was tapped to direct "Return of the Jedi" - and turned it down ew.com/movies/2018/09/28/…
Many fingerprint scanners won't recognize the fingerprint of a dead person, as dead people's skin does not have the electrical conductance needed for such fingerprint scanners to work. science.howstuffworks.com…
The Beatles' success contributed to the development of the CT imaging technique. The revenue from their record sales enabled EMI to invest further in research, leading to the creation of the first CT scanner. radiologic.theclinics.com…
Barcode scanners scan the White part of the bar code, not the black. taltech.com/barcodesoftwa…
Scanners / photocopiers won't allow you to scan or copy banknotes because of the steganographic feature called "Omron rings" or "EURion constellation" which is used in tandem with Machine Identification Code (MIC). people.duke.edu/~ng46/col…
North-Korea has its own operating system called "Red Star OS" based on Linux. The administrator user is disabled, media files copied from the OS are watermarked with the hard drive's serial number and the "virus scanner" automatically deletes censored files. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red…
Genoa airport in Italy makes one exception to the 3 ounces of liquid rule - for pesto, which goes through a special pesto scanner. npr.org/2017/06/23/534056…
Banknotes have a security constellation (called the EURion), which is detected by scanners/photoshop and in turn censors the final image/produces an error. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EUR…
A guy created a replica of Thor's hammer that, through electromagnets and a fingerprint scanner, will only allow him to lift it. independent.co.uk/life-st…
There are particle accelerators in hospitals that are called cyclotrons. They are used to produce radioactive drugs that will be injected in the body which will identify cancer cells ( if there are any ) or show that a patient has dementia through the use of a PET scanner that will be in charge youtube.com/watch?v=KXzON…
A Barcode scanner doesn't actually scan the black lines of a barcode, but instead it scans the white spaces inbetween. blog.labtag.com/barcode-s…
Today I learned of the Floppotron, a "robot orchestra" made from obsolete drives and scanners whose stepper motors are run at different speeds to produce musical tones. mentalfloss.com/article/5…
The movies Blade Runner, Total Recall, Minority Report, A Scanner Darkly, The Adjustment Bureau, Screamers and Paycheck (among others) are all based on short stories by author Philip K. Dick (1928 – 1982) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phi…
The first CT scanners were developed by British company EMI. The same that sold The Beatles records. cnet.com/news/how-the-bea…
The Beatles were signed to EMI (Electrical and Musical Industries) in 1962 and with their insane success the label funded the research that lead to the CT scanner, which EMI released in 1972. afistfulofneurons.com/bea…
The record company EMI, famous for releasing albums by the Beatles, Sinatra, Nat King Cole, and others, had an advanced R&D operation that developed radar, guided missiles, and invented the modern CT scanner, for which an EMI engineer won a Nobel. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EMI…
Barcode scanners are reading the white spaces between the black lines, not the black lines themselves. taltech.com/barcodesoftwa…
A father and son tandem from New Zealand has introduced the first ever colored x-ray scanner adapted from technology used in finding the Higgs boson. Phil (father) and Anthony (son) Butler from Canterbury and Otago Universities, dedicated full 10 years to build their 3D x-ray scanner. techtimes.com/articles/23…
A scanner will not detect color on an LCD screen.
In the UK we don't have an opt out policy on Airport Body Scanners. Government legislation now says if you don't go through the scanner... you don't travel. bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england…
"A Scanner Darkly" was the first novel Philip K Dick wrote without the help of amphetamines. arthurmag.com/2009/07/02/…
Some older fingerprint scanners can be fooled by breathing on them. It reads the greasy residue of the last fingerprint used and unlocks citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/vie…
The Beatles helped fund the CT scanner thelongandshort.org/enter…
Companies invested 185 million dollars in the CueCat scanner, one of the biggest tech bombs of all time. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/C…
A truckload of bananas can trip nuclear weapon scanners because of the slight radiation each banana gives off from their potassium isotopes en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ban…
The Starship Enterprise uses barcode scanners as controls. barcodesinc.com/news/?p=8…
Romanians have built the only aircraft scanner in the world (it detects drogs, bombs, guns in only 5 mins) youtube.com/watch?v=SKkEt…
The famous exploding head scene from the movie Scanners was achieved by blasting the back of the head with a shotgun. news.avclub.com/here-s-ho…
The cover art of the album " A Rush of Blood to the head" of Coldplay is actually an unfinished image of a human head taken using a 3D scanner. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_R…
Alex Jones had cameo appearances in 'A Scanner Darkly', 'Waking Life', and 'Amerigeddon'. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ale…
Black plastics are not recyclable as the black plastic does not reflect light and cannot be seen and optical scanners severnwaste.com/envirosor…
There are full sized mock MRI scanners at hospitals to get people used to an MRI to reduce anesthesia use with children. clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/sh…
The first patent application for a barcode system was filed in 1949, the first UPC scanner was installed in 1974, and the first product scanned was a pack of Wrigley's Juicy Fruit gum which is now at the Smithsonian. barcode.ro/tutorials/barc…
The Sacramento Public Library has a Library of Things where anyone can checkout board games, musical instruments, video equipment...even a sewing machine. They even have a 3D printer and scanner. saclibrary.org/Services/L…
Four in five people support the use of scanners. cbsnews.com/stories/2010/…
Your iPhone can be used as a 3D Scanner! physorg.com/news/2011-04-…
The invention of the CT scanner (which won the Nobel Prize for medicine in 1979) was funded by the record label EMI, using profits made from sales of Beatles records. cnet.com/uk/news/how-the-…
Shoplifters use self made "Faraday Cages" to block RFID scanners in stores wisegeek.com/what-is-a-bo…
Although Philip K Dick spent most of his career as a writer in near-poverty, 11 popular films based on his works have been produced, including Blade Runner, Total Recall, A Scanner Darkly, Minority Report, Paycheck, Next, Screamers, The Adjustment Bureau and Impostor. kirjasto.sci.fi/pkdick.ht…
People are using captchas to fill in the words in old books that text scanners cannot read. hulu.com/watch/23345/wire…
Former Secretary of Homeland Security, Michael Chertoff, admitted that a client of his security firm is one of two manufacturers of the airport body scanners. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mic…
The movies Minority Report, Total Recall, Blade Runner, The Adjustment Bureau, A Scanner Darkly and Screamers are all based on works by author Philip K. Dick en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
The man who pioneered using ultrasound scanners on pregnant women was inspired when he seen shipbuilders use ultrasounds to test for impurities in metal. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ian…
Sir Godfrey Hounsfield, the Nobel Prize-winning inventor of the CT scanner, funded his first prototype with the EMI record company's profits from the Beatles. pubs.rsna.org/doi/full/10…
A recently amputated eye cannot be used to bypass a Retinal Scanner as the capillaries dry up too quickly en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ret…
You can flip/mirror a YouTube video to circumvent the copyright infringement algo/scanner!

For those who still wonder why this video is flipped as a mirror image it is due to copyright reasons. YouTube scans all videos upon uploading for copyrighted material and without mirror imaging uploading this video would not have been possible

Found on this video I came across earlier... Genius.

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