anatomy

Bones

Scientists Discover New Type of Blood Vessels In Our Bones

Human anatomy still contains many mysteries.
Jordan Pearson
1.22.19
Weird crimes

A Man Was Caught Stealing Human Toes From a ‘Body Worlds’ Exhibit

Thankfully, the digits have been returned to the exhibit.
Sarah Emerson
6.19.18
What The Fuck

Science Has Gone Too Far: This Is Apparently the ‘Perfect Human Body’

Anthropologist Alice Roberts and a team of SFX model makers designed the “perfect human,” and it’s fucked up.
Samantha Cole
6.15.18
happy holidays

Watch This Humanoid Robot Doing Pushups and Crunches and Reckon with Your Own Mortality

Researchers say the robots will help with the development of prostheses.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.20.17
medicine

Inside the Morbidly Fascinating Autopsy Handbook that Changed Medical History

Andreas Vesalius wasn’t about to let cultural taboos stop him from cutting up dead people, no sir.
Becky Ferreira
9.11.16
Sex

What's the Best Vagina Emoji?

In the spirit of equal opportunity erotic emoji, I’ve rounded up some of the leading contenders for vulva emoji.
Lux Alptraum
11.6.15
All in Your Head

The Disney Ride That May Have Real Human Remains Built Into It

The original human skeletons in the ride were allegedly replaced by props in recent years...but legend has it a few remains remain.
Cara Giaimo
10.26.15
videos

Here’s How You Reconstruct a 1.9-Million-Year-Old Face

Paleoartist John Gurche stokes imagination by bringing our ancestors to life
Adam Owen
9.10.15
video

Why Don't Some People Get Brain Freeze?

We talked to a neurologist and challenged our team to a slurpee-drinking contest to find out how the phenomenon works.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.3.15
video

This Doctor Stuck an Endoscope Up His Nose And Sang a Song From 'Aladdin'

Henrik Widegren takes us on a tour of the whole new world that is his larynx.
Adam Owen
6.25.15
cats

How Many Ways Are There to Skin a Cat? We Asked Some Cat-Skinners

Turns out that skinning a cat isn't all roses and formaldehyde.
J.M. Porup
6.20.15
Art

Why Paleontologists Get Riled Up Over This 'Heretical' Pterosaur Concept Art

The forms David Peters draws are often wildly at odds with our traditional understanding of pterosaur physiology.
Graham Templeton
6.12.15
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