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We’ve seen some pretty incredible feats of design and engineering over the years, but nothing like this 3000-year-old prosthetic wooden toe. The prosthesis was originally found in a plundered shaft tomb at the graveyard hill of Sheikh ‘Abd el-Qurna to the west of Luxor almost two decades ago, but the entire area and it’s contents are being re-examined again using state-of-the-art methods by the University of Basel. The Iron Age prosthesis was initially crafted for a presumably high-standing priest’s daughter and there’s evidence that it was re-fitted throughout her life as she aged. The craftsmanship alone is worth talking about, but the functionality also proves the artisan had a high level of working knowledge of human physiology, which is equally as impressive. We’d be hard pressed to create something this beautiful and functional now, but the Greville Chester Great Toe was made in the early first millennium BC. It’s remarkable.

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Whether you’re trying to refine your archery skills or just get a leg up on the competition when it comes to office warfare, the BB Sniper mini crossbow from Uncommon Carry will fit the bill. Handmade out of stainless steel and equipped with a self-loading chamber, the BB Sniper is designed to hurl projectiles like toothpicks or mini BBs with surprising accuracy at a range of about 30-50 feet. Make sure to schedule some time for target practice because this addictive little crossbow can do some damage. Have fun, but avoid the sensitive areas.