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Things that Go Bump in the Night

One of the coolest-sounding disorders is fortunately not nearly as serious as its name suggests. Exploding Head Syndrome is a condition that causes people to hear extremely loud noises — a gunshot, an explosion, a thunderclap — as they’re drifting off to sleep, or as they wake up from a deep sleep. 45 more words

Human Body


p•rivate: intended only for the person or persons concerned; personal.

Wrapping people in plastic wrap, sucking out the air and taking pictures of their distorted bodies, the photographer Haruhiko Kawaguchi [ Tokyo ] is trying to deal with big issues such as love, intimacy or individuality.  56 more words


I Want A Refund

Dear Warranty Department of the Universe,

I am contacting you to resolve the matter of a broken body.  My parents purchased this body for me as a gift many years ago.  431 more words

Just Life

How Much you Know About Your Body?

Unbelievable Facts !!

  1. You can always see your nose but your mind just ignores it.
  2. The tongue is the only muscle in the body ONLY connected at one end.
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Things like this just stop me in my tracks

‘With an estimated 100 billion neurons chattering to one another through perhaps a quadrillion synaptic connections, the human brain has the most intricately complicated structure and function of any object in the known universe’

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Human Body

What are we made of?

My art work and research over the last few weeks have bought me to some BIG questions. What are we? Who are we? Why are we here? 181 more words

Human Body

Speedy Neurons ... Or Are They?

“Some actions require split second responses–withdrawring a hand from a hot stove, for example. To relay the information necessary for such a reaction, there are large nerve fibers that can conduct impulses at speeds as high as 330 feet (100 meters) per second. 93 more words