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First full body transplant is two years away, surgeon claims

A surgeon says full-body transplants could become a reality in just two years.<p>Sergio Canavero, a doctor in Turin, Italy, has drawn up plans to graft a living person’s head on to a donor body and claims the procedures needed to carry out the operation are not far off.<p>Canavero hopes to assemble a …

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Double amputee controls bionic arms with his mind

Prosthetic technology has made huge leaps in recent years, but the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is pushing it into <i>Six Million</i> …

How to Undo the Damage of Sitting - 7 Simple Exercises | The Art of Manliness

If you’re like most men living and working in a techno-service economy, you probably spend a good deal of your day sitting down. You go from the …

31 Adorable Slang Terms for Sex From the Last 600 Years

Lexicographer Jonathon Green’s comprehensive historical dictionary of slang, <i>Green’s Dictionary of Slang</i>, covers hundreds of years of jargon, cant, …

17 Horrifying Vintage Pictures of Disneyland Characters

Since its opening in 1955, Disneyland has been synonymous with childhood wonder and magic. Often called the "happiest place on Earth," the park gives …

Move Over 3-D Printing, The Future Is Objects That Morph And Shift Shape

We’re a long way from Ikea bookcases that put themselves together, but the idea of having programmable, self-assembled “4-D printed” objects isn’t as far off as you think.<p>Airplane wings that change form in response to air pressure and temperature. Flat-pack furniture that self-assembles when you …

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

<i>Every Wednesday, I write about the most interesting new comics hitting comic shops, bookstores, digital, Kickstarter, and the web. Feel free to</i> …

How the Neighborhoods of Manhattan Got Their Names

For an island of only 24 square miles, Manhattan sure has a lot of neighborhoods. Many have distinct monikers that might not seem intuitive to the …

How to Make a Drinking Glass From a Bottle | The Art of Manliness

I’ve often admired the artwork on beer bottles, liquor bottles, even craft soda bottles. And I’ve often wondered how to capture some of this artwork …

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14 GIFs That Are Up For A Fancy Schmancy Art Prize

Finally, the lofty gallery world sees GIFs for what they truly are: works of art. The very classy Saatchi Art, the Saatchi Gallery have teamed up with Google+ to inaugurate the Motion Photography Prize–a dignified way of saying “GIF Prize.” Now’s your chance to prove to your mom that spending hours …

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8 Theories About the Toy Story Franchise

You may have noticed that Andy's evil neighbor Sid returns briefly as the garbageman in <i>Toy Story 3</i>. A theory related to this career choice just …

How Brooklyn's Neighborhoods Got Their Names

Brooklyn's modern history began as six small Dutch towns on the southern tip of Long Island. From these inauspicious beginnings sprouted New York's …

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How To Design A Drone-Proof City

Conceptual artist and law student Asher J. Kohn envisions a gated community as a sanctuary from drones.<p>Humans have always built defenses to match the prevailing threat of the day, from medieval castles to Cold War fallout shelters. In his Shura City concept, Asher J. Kohn speculates on what it …

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The Ocean Has Evaporated in This Grand Theft Auto V Mod

Last week modders showed Los Santos submerged beneath the sea. This week, they'll show you the opposite. Here is <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> with the ocean …

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I Want To Live in This Pixelated Gotham

New York City can be cruel and punishing, but it sure looks delightful in these pixelated GIFs from designer Nana Rausch.<p>Nobody likes a morning …

The images in this video can actually screw up your brain and vision

I squinted my eyes and covered the screen and looked away when I was watching this video by Tom Scott because I don't want to have colored vertical …

14 Vintage NYC Restaurants, Bars and Cafes

The restaurants that our grandparents told us about are getting replaced weekly. The last automats in New York have long since closed down. And …

7 Lesser-Known Hobbies for the Bored and Adventurous

Admit it—you're bored. It’s not your fault entirely; our society has removed the need for labor and replaced it with a ravenous emptiness, aching to …

'Y2K' is a Killer7 EarthBound Hipster Hybrid Heaven

Ackk Studios, creators of the Game Boy-influenced, color-themed RPG <i>Two Brothers</i> has revealed a few screens of their next game, currently codenamed</i> …

Oceanhorn: A loving tribute to The Legend of Zelda

The stunningly rendered new game for iOS puts to rest any doubt about the power of mobile devices as gaming consoles.<p>Nintendo has stated, firmly and …

The "Ultimate Women's Expo" Taught Me Why Men Still Rule the World

I am, in the interest of full disclosure, a woman. But I am no ordinary woman. I am a woman who was, mere days ago, #blessed enough to attend the Ultimate Women’s Expo. This is my story. (NOTE: Story edited by a man.)<p>A woman is a blank canvas; emphasis on blank. Her face, in its natural and …

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'Missing' Pussy Riot prisoner Nadezhda Tolokonnikova 'being taken to Siberia'

Russian authorities have said that Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, the imprisoned Pussy Riot protester who has 'gone missing', is en transit to another jail - possibly a Siberian prison colony<p>Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, the jailed Pussy Riot activist, has not been heard from by her friends and family for two …

Here's the Insane Video from the Skydiving Plane Crash That Everyone Survived

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Over the weekend, two planes full of skydivers crashed into one another some 12,000 feet in the air, …

Why Can People Live in Hiroshima and Nagasaki Now, But Not Chernobyl?

On August 6 and 9, 1945, U.S. airmen dropped the nuclear bombs Little Boy and Fat Man on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. On April 26, …

How Can You Prevent Jet Lag?

Jet lag can be the bane of long-distance travelers, but with a few easy steps, you can reset the circadian rhythms that govern your body’s alertness …

Faces are sculpted by 'junk DNA'

Scientists have identified thousands of regions in the genome that control the activity of genes for facial features<p>Researchers have started to figure out how DNA fine-tunes faces. In experiments on mice, they have identified thousands of regions in the genome that act like dimmer switches for the …

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

What happens to a country when its young people stop having sex? Japan is finding out… Abigail Haworth investigates<p>Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her …