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Wireless/microwaves disrupt pacemakers/aircraft how?

Pilots and medical personnel: Exactly why are cell phones and wireless devices prohibited at takeoff/landings and in ICUs (etc.). Are there known consequences on certain equipment? And why, precisely, are microwaves bad for pacemaker wearers? I'm interested in knowing exactly what mechanisms are/could be affected, how and why. [more inside]
posted by spock on Aug 13, 2008 - 15 answers

Funny "burn the microwave popcorn" sign?

Anybody remember where (the URL) to find the funny sign you can put near the workplace microwave about BURNING THE FREAKING MICROWAVE POPCORN? (At the risk of ending up on Passive-Aggressive Notes, I could use one right now.)
posted by spock on Jan 7, 2008 - 10 answers

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