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Skull Bone Transplanted Twice

Former Idaho beauty queen Jamie Hilton suffered brain swelling after a devastating fall in June. Doctors removed a large chunk of her skull to allow the swelling to heal, then replaced it a few weeks later. In the meantime, where did they store the skull? In her abdomen. Doctors removed 25 percent of her skull and [...]

The Science Behind Motion Sickness

(YouTube link) The latest from AsapSCIENCE tries to convince me that my ears make my stomach hurt when I go on carnival rides that I shouldn’t. What do they know? -via Geekosystem

Why People Vomit

We don’t mean the triggers — though that could be a fun post — but the actual physical process. What is it about our physiology that occasionally makes our tummy say, “Come on up, Chuck”? Vomiting is an important function. It rids your body of potential toxins or health hazards. In fact, there’s a specific area [...]

Last meal found within fossil dinosaur

Clues to the diet of some dinosaurs can be found by analysing fossils for their stomach contents. Sinocalliopteryx gigas was around the size of a wolf…

Man has fork in stomach for 10 years

A man hospitalised with stomach pains was found to have had a 9-inch fork lodged inside him for a decade. Lee Gardner was rushed to hospital after suf…

7-Eleven Double Big Gulp Slimmin’ Down to 150% of Human Stomach Capacity

Two years ago, we told you that the 64-ounce 7-Eleven Double Big Gulp is actually twice as large as the average human stomach. Well, 7-Eleven is slimming it down to a 50-ounce size (still [...]

Why You Always Have Room for Dessert

At Christmas dinner this year, you may find yourself stuffed to capacity, unable to eat another bite…until you see a scrumptious dessert. Now, scientists know why. It’s because your stomach gets bigger when you eat sugar: The sugar in sweet foods stimulates a reflex that expands your stomach, writes senior researcher Arnold Berstad and assistant doctor [...]

What’s a BRAT diet?

If you answered: The food Emilio Estevez, Anthony Michael Hall, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, and Ally Sheedy eat, you are sorely mistaken. Though that’s pretty funny! However, those brats, which is actually a play on the Rat Pack, or Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr., etc., have nothing [...]

Care Bears In Real Life

There’s something about these Care Bears that’s not quite right. Maybe it’s the massive fangs, or sharp claws, or the fact that the symbol on the bear’s stomach seems to be running. Something tells me these bears don’t want to hug and sing songs! Link

The Black Swallower Is Like A Black Hole

We’ve all heard about snakes eating food bigger than them, but this is just ridiculous. The black swallower eats fish that are 3 times larger than it by grabbing it by the tail and swallowing as the fish coils up inside the swallower’s stomach. The Proceedings of the Ever So Strange have more about this [...]