Shirleyann Keenan

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Gut Microbes Take Over Your Body When You Die

...and they may provide clues as to how you were killed.<p>You have around 100 trillion bacteria living in your gut — and that’s a good thing. Known as gut flora or the gut microbiome, these microorganisms help your body digest certain foods, aid the immune system, and maintain a healthy …

Immune System

Tiny Arachnids Do Indeed Live On Your Face, Scientists Say

Talk about creepy! You may <i>think</i> your morning shower did its job, but odds are a bunch of microscopic mites are crawling on your face and living in your pores at this very moment.<p>In fact, new research suggests that a specific genus of these tiny parasitic creatures called Demodex are way more common …

A beautiful Icelandic sunset at Seljalandsfoss waterfall. Photo by @magnumji

Powerful dolls backstage at Paris Fashion week – in pictures

At the Yohji Yamamoto show in Paris this week makeup artist Pat McGrath has said she is inspired by the concept of "powerful dolls" in keeping with the designer's vision. Photographer Rinaldo Veronelli hung out backstage to get these pictures.

Pictures of the week: The Oldest Living Things In The World, by Rachel Sussman

Each week, the Guardian Weekend magazine's editorial team choose a picture, or series of pictures, with a powerful or surprising story to tell. This week, their choice is Rachel Sussman's The Oldest Living Things in The World

Hilarious Meme of Nicholas Cage Photoshopped as Other People

Nicholas Cage takes on every role imaginable in this hilarious and quite popular meme called Nic Cage as Everyone. In the collection of entertaining portraits, the American actor's face is photoshopped onto everybody from the nude Vanity Fair image of pregnant Demi Moore to all of the characters …

Demi Moore

For the serious slacker…

…but not the type you might think! It’s the overnight fad that’s as frustrating as it is fun! It’s a sport called “slacklining” and it defies gravity …