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Priceless 170-year-old Japanese fart scroll digitized

About 170 years ago, during Japan's Edo period, a 34-foot scroll called Fart Battle (<i>He-gassen</i>) was created by unknown artisan(s). The work lives on …

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A Parent’s Touch Actually Transforms A Baby’s Brain

The power of touch goes beyond helping parents and children bond.<p>A child wants to be held and touched from the very first day of life. And a parent’s affectionate touch goes a long way, from boosting a newborn’s healthy development to shaping the child’s brain later on, a new study suggests.<p>For …

These Backpacks From Japan Look Like Giant Sushi

Pandas don’t like sushi. Fact. But we love these sushi backpacks!<p>They’re from Japan (obviously) and they’re made by a company called Turn Over. They …

The Benefits of Doing Nothing

Dear friend,I wanted to write you this letter about some thoughts I have on “doing nothing”; not feeling like we always need to be “productive”, that …

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Is Not in Your Head, It's in Your Gut

<i>Summary: Researchers have identified biomarkers for chronic fatigue syndrome in gut bacteria and in inflammatory microbial agents in the …

[Audio] Woman’s Smartphone Sleep App Records Terrifying “Ghost Voice” Responding to Her Sleep Talking

Sleep apps are a great way to monitor your sleeping habits and make sure that you’re getting a full night’s rest, but when they start recording …

The artist who turned her coke binges into sculptures

Waking up after a booze or drug binge, the most you're likely to have to show for it is some new friends on Facebook (who you probably never want to see again) and a sore head – not the makings of an art show. However, Brazilian artist Jac Leirner has pieced together (well, carved) just that.<p>While …

Meeting Mr Pearl, fashion’s most notorious corset maker

<b>“</b>Some people were shocked and horrified, other people were interested and fascinated… And some didn’t even blink an eye.” So reflects Mr Pearl, the legendary corset maker famed both for his creations and for his personal commitment to his own craft – wearing corsets day and night for decades, …

Here's What Fruits And Vegetables Looked Like Before We Domesticated Them

The original genetic modification.<p>Next time you bite into a slice of watermelon or a cob of corn, consider this: these familiar fruits and veggies …