Last year the Jubilee Project gathered 50 people and asked them, “If you could change one thing about your body, what would it be?”
While the adults reveal insecurities about everything from foreheads to eyes to ears to stretch marks, the kids' answers call to mind confidence, comfort, and a delightful sense of whimsy. It's a good reminder that body-confidence issues are seldom innate.
Hint: Don’t dig around in there with a cotton swab.
Among other wild artworks, Shanell Papp created this incredible crocheted human body titled “Lab (Skeleton).” The piece was displayed on a gurney and the organs can be “dissected.”
Texas State University’s Body Farm (AKA Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State University or FACTS) is a 45-year-old facility where the corpses of medical body donors are left to decompose so that researchers can observe the rate at which human remains are consumed by the elements, scavengers and microbes, allowing them to accurately date the […]
As you shiver your way through February, you’re probably thinking about paying your heating bill. But in just a few short months, the summer sun is going to come calling — and the fear of pulling that energy bill out of your mailbox will start becoming very, very real. Air conditioning accounts for about an […]
Despite legalization in 11 states and decriminalization in 15 more, marijuana-based products are still an often tough sell with many Americans. While the psychoactive THC portion of the plant remains controversial, the medicinal impact of the non-altering component of cannibis, CBD, is widely hailed. Many portions of those claims still await medical verification, but for […]
If you remember your Norse mythology (or just watched Marvel’s Thor movies), you’re probably familiar with Heimdal, the god whose ever-watchful eye was entrusted with protecting the home of the gods in Asgard. Back on Earth, Heimdal Thor is also the name of a security package from Heimdal Security, that’s actually dedicated to much the […]