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
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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
“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