When all you have is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail. Apparently the same rule applies when all you have is a six-shooter. Fellow history buffs and invention trivia fans, we present to you: the Gun Powered Mouse Trap.
It is widely accepted that the knife was the first tool to be developed by humans. So it comes as no surprise that the first surgical instrument would be a variation of the knife, that fundamental tool which found widespread use in so many of man's earliest activities such as hunting, preparing and eating food, creating art, crafting other tools and of course our earliest attempts at medical care.