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Fight Fashion And The Cold With A Full Body Sweater

The creator of this full body “onesie” knit sweater wanted to make his whole body itch and show his disdain for fashion all at the same time. Now he’s too warm and cozy for his own good, and keeps falling asleep whenever he sits down! Link

The Missing Links: Grand Theft Space Shuttle

Selling Your Body To Science – While You’re Still Living Getty Images Writer and 30 Rock cast member John Lutz (he’s the one on the left) has done just that, and is writing a book about his experience. * In the Land Before Color Photography… Everyone was super weird and creepy. * Have A Laugh At Laughter’s Expense The [...]

11 Disturbing Cakes That Look Like Body Parts

One of the great things about Halloween is that you get the chance to eat foods that you would never consider eating otherwise, like flayed skin cheese balls, Frankenstein finger cookies, stuffed cockroaches and brain cocktails. Once you’ve had your fill of these gore-tastic treats, it might be time to satisfy your sweet tooth with [...]

Robot Recognizes Self in the Mirror

Justin Hart and Brian Scassellati of Yale University have taught a humanoid robot named Nico to recognize its own reflection in the mirror: Nico is the centrepiece of a unique experiment to see whether a [...]

Stressed Men Like Big Butts And They Can Not Lie

Oh. My. God. Becky, look at her butt. It’s so big. Ugh. She looks like, one of those stressed guys’ girlfriends. But, you know, who understands those [...]

Why Does Getting Hit in the Testicles Hurt So Much?

Getty Images More than any other bodily injury, getting hit in the testicles is probably what every man dreads most. Of all the soft, fleshy spots on the human body, none register the same kind of incapacitating, end-of-the-world pain as the family jewels. What causes such inconceivable pain? Well, for starters, a shot to the balls [...]

‘Frankenstein’ mummies found in Scotland

Archaeologists have discovered two mummies made up from the body parts of several other people. The remains are believed to be over 3,500 years old an…

What Happens if You Die on a Cruise Ship?

A modern cruise ship is a floating city often populated by elderly people. So on board deaths are common. How does the crew respond? In a fascinating article at io9, Keith Veronese explored the physical and legal challenges of corpses on cruise ships: Cruise ships are required to carry body bags, and maintain a small morgue. [...]

Wonder Sauna Hot Pants

"Look better, feel better, wake up your body" and "Slenderize exactly where you want" Indeed! Link – via Laughing Squid  

You, Plus Your Closest 100 Trillion Bacterial Friends

Support Bacteria T-Shirt from the NeatoShop "You" isn’t just you. It’s actually you plus … oh, about 100 trillion bacteria living in and on your body. Actually, there’s about [...]