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25 Photos That Reveal Just How Amazing The Human Body Can Be

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.15.2015 | Healthy Living

As a culture, we can be so wrapped up in technological advances, it's easy to forget that one essential, most incredible machine: The human body. ...

9 Ways Flying Is Doing Serious Damage to Your Health

Thrillist | Posted 06.16.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Matt Meltzer Credit: Flickr/Roger Schultz While waiting in airport security sucks almost as bad as the people you're waiting in line with, you ...

Feeling Grateful For My Body's Subtle Magic Changed My Destiny

Mona Kelly | Posted 05.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Mona Kelly

When we, as human beings, are first conceived in the womb, we have over 100 trillion cells, more than all the stars in the milky way. Our eyes can distinguish roughly 10 million different colors; our system of blood vessels is over 60,000 miles long. "There are universes dancing inside your body," says life coach Kute Blackson. I couldn't agree more.

Behind the Science of Why Ears Pop On Planes

Map Happy | Posted 05.26.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

It makes babies howl inconsolably on flights and sometimes during takeoff or landing I have the urge on the plane to just let myself collapse and do the same. That acute pain of ear pressure doesn't discriminate.

Meet Marna, A 74-Year-Old Photographer Who Is Absolutely Beautiful (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.24.2014 | Arts

Marna Clarke is a photographer. She takes pictures of herself, mostly, and her partner Igor -- some around the house and others at the beach. What mak...

What Is it Like for a Medical Student to Cut Open a Body for the First Time?

Quora | Posted 12.29.2014 | Science
Quora

I simultaneously felt awe, fear, excitement, humility, cowardice, courage, frailty, strength, embarrassment, curiosity, sorrow, and joy.

Willi Dorner's 'Bodies in Urban Spaces' (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 11.01.2014 | Arts
VernissageTV

Until November 2014, the 12th edition of the Swiss Sculpture Exhibition is taking place in the city of Biel/Bienne (Switzerland). Entitled Le Mouvemen...

Time To Rethink Your Antiperspirant?

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 08.14.2014 | Science

It's enough to make you break out in a cold sweat: a provocative new study suggests that the antiperspirants we use to keep from smelling bad could th...

The Handiest Tool in the World

Wray Herbert | Posted 09.21.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

Psychological scientists decided to see if hand size is more reliable than other possible rulers. They wanted to see if indeed the perceptual system treats hand size as more constant than the sizes of other objects in the world, including other body parts.

Weird-Yet-Wonderful Things You Never Knew About Your Body

Posted 03.12.2015 | OWN

Come along as we admire the peerless beauty, elegant function and incredible capabilities of nature's greatest design marvel -- the human body. ...

Debate Flares Over Theory Linking Menstrual Periods, Mate Preference

Inside Science | Cynthia McKelvey | Posted 05.29.2014 | Science

(Inside Science) -- A long-held theory in evolutionary psychology suggests that heterosexual women's attraction to certain types of men ebbs and flows...

This Is A Nude 100-Year-Old Body, And It's Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.29.2014 | Arts

Bare bodies of young and spry 20- and 30-somethings are the ones we typically see splashed across covers of magazines and frolicking through advertise...

WATCH: What Happens To Your Body After You Die?

| Posted 04.08.2014 | Science

Whatever your beliefs, most people would agree that the body we leave behind when we depart this mortal coil is just a heap of bones and flesh. But wh...

Yarn Study May Hold Key To 'Superhuman' Strength

LiveScience | Tanya Lewis | Posted 02.21.2014 | Science

Using just coiled fishing line and sewing thread, a team of scientists has developed a way to create super-strong artificial muscles. The fiber musc...

Can Humans Sniff Out Sickness?

LiveScience | Rachael Rettner | Posted 01.27.2014 | Science

Humans may be able to smell sickness, or at least detect a distinct odor in the sweat of people with highly active immune systems who are responding ...

REVEALED: Where Emotions Are 'Felt' In Your Body

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

Scientists have long known that common emotions can trigger sensations in our bodies -- whether it's butterflies in the stomach (anxiety) or hot cheek...

This Artist's Take on the Human Form Will Amaze You

Darby Roach | Posted 02.11.2014 | Arts
Darby Roach

José Taveras is a Lisbon artist with a different vision of what makes us human.

Why Love Prevails: What Is Marriage?

Charles J. Reid, Jr. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Charles J. Reid, Jr.

Emotion, for Anderson and Girgis, is an inadequate foundation for marriage, affection a weak and unsteady cornerstone. Only the singular unity of heterosexual coitus can ever truly create a marriage.

Carl Warner's Mountains Are Made of Elbows and Knees

Megan Gambino | Posted 08.30.2013 | Arts
Megan Gambino

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6 Freaky Things Your Body Does-- Explained

cracked.com | Posted 08.18.2013 | Weird News

The human body is a strange and mysterious place filled with gross guts and gurgling magic potions. ...

You Won't Believe What The Human Body Can Do

Posted 07.24.2013 | Healthy Living

The human body is a miraculous thing. It carries us to work every day of the week. Maybe even more notably, it protects us from danger. It has the...

Crazy Checkerboard Reveals Booze's Strange Effect On Brain

Posted 03.19.2013 | Science

By: Tanya Lewis, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 03/19/2013 10:05 AM EDT Anyone who's failed a sobriety test will tell you that making coordina...

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Five Monsters Inside Your Body

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 02.18.2013 | Science

Did you know that only one in ten of the cells in your body is actually human? That's right. A whopping 90 percent of your cells are bacterial, viral,...

'Useless' Organ May Have Function After All, Researchers Say

| Posted 02.15.2013 | Science

By Colin Barras The appendix may not be useless after all. The worm-shaped structure found near the junction of the small and large intestines evol...

Self-Assembling Molecules May Hint At Origin Of Life

| Posted 02.12.2013 | Science

By Robert F. Service A pair of RNA-like molecules can spontaneously assemble into gene-length chains, chemists in the United States and Spain report...