Time Magazine just published its list of the 50 Worst Inventions. Some of these inventions are really old, like the crinoline and tanning beds. Others aren't even around any more, like the Ford Pinto and the Pontiac Aztek. And many, like Agent Orange, plastic shopping bags, and DDT, historically really called for a more timely worst inventions list. But some of Time's 50 Worst Inventions are worth a look just for being so darned ... wacky!
Pacemakers, defibrillators, cochlear implants... and many other medical devices on the implant track, are at risk for hacking, just as the medical community and patients with implants feared. But it was reported today that an implant hacking actually took place, when a British scientist became the first human to be infected by a computer virus through his implant.