"Plastination" is an amazing new taxidermy-esque process that replaces a bodypart's water with acetone and plastic. The result looks like a Visible Man model brought to life, er, death! I wish I could fly to Berlin right now to see Body Worlds, an art exhibit of plastinated human corpses. Here's a Feed article about the show: Link And, even cooler, some images! (Thanks, Jenn Shreve!)
David Pescovitz is Boing Boing's co-editor/managing partner. He's also a research director at Institute for the Future. On Instagram, he's @pesco.