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Medicine
57.3k viewsFascinating Facts About Your Freaky EyeballsAside from what brand of contact solution your eyes prefer, there are probably a slew of things you never knew about your eyes. Ye...
Human Body
299.9k viewsWhat It's Like to Have a Limb AmputatedThe very idea of having a limb amputated can be a terrifying one. Even a finger or two being cut off can seem incredibly scary, an...
Biology
197.5k viewsSurprising Traits You Didn't Know Were VestigialHave you ever had your appendix removed? Maybe your tonsils or your wisdom teeth? Well, then you've said farewell to a few vestigi...
Human Body
220.1k viewsThe Reasons Why Humans Have Certain Strange Body PartsThe human body is pretty amazing. It's made up of hundreds of parts, each one with an important purpose. But there are some parts ...
Interesting
240.8k views12 Things You Didn't Know About Your Own FaceYou'd think by the time you reach your 20s or so, you'd know everything you need to know about your face. You have a pretty good i...
Human Body
236.4k views12 Fascinating Things Your Tongue Can Tell You About Your HealthIf you've ever visited an acupuncturist, naturopath, or Ayurveda practitioner, you were probably asked to stick out your tongue. T...
Human Body
171.7k viewsInteresting (And Kind Of Gross) Things You Didn't Know About Your ButtButt. Rear. Tuchus. Derrière. Can. Caboose. Whatever you call it, the posterior is one of the most important parts of the human bo...
Biology
33.3k viewsThere's Physical Evidence Of Evolution Right On Your BodyIt may seem as if the evolutionary process ended years ago, but the human body is still evolving. It was only about four million y...
Medicine
381.5k viewsHere Are The 16 Most Painful Injuries Someone Can ExperienceNobody likes to get hurt, but plenty of people have spent time contemplating the most painful types of damage our bodies can incur...
Living
949.9k views15 Things You Didn't Know About Your Own MouthYou use your mouth every day, but have you ever wondered what's really going on in there? You actually have a pretty fascinating e...
Biology
242.3k viewsWhy Do Humans Have Fingernails?Have you ever looked down at your hands (perhaps while they were being painted in a nail salon) and thought: why do we have nails?...
Human Body
33.1k viewsHuman Bones Or Animal Bones? Here's How You Can Tell The DifferenceIf you ever stumble upon bones - and you're not an anthropologist, a veterinarian, or an archaeologist - it may be difficult to kn...
Interesting
31.2k viewsYou Stand On Your Feet All Day Long - But What Do You Actually Know About Them?Feet are often taken for granted - we stuff them into high heels, make them sweat in tennis shoes, and run around on them all day ...
Interesting
26.9k viewsWhat Happens to Your Body When You Get a Heart TransplantFew surgeries are a bigger deal than a heart transplant. During a heart transplant, doctors have to open you up, take out your act...
Biology
858.2k viewsEverything You've Ever Wanted to Know about MicropenisesRecently, historians revealed that while Adolf Hitler was trying to take over the world, he was dealing with a “tiny deformed peni...
Biology
91.9k viewsHow Phantom Limbs Can Trick Your Body in the Weirdest WaysWhen Royal Navy officer and British national hero Lord Nelson lost his arm in battle in 1797, he considered his "phantom limb pain...
Biology
8.6k viewsHow Do Bionic Prosthetics Work?The science of bionic prosthetics is a little more accessible than you may have thought. In reality, the idea that our brains can ...
Human Body
92.6k viewsWhy Do Men Have Nipples?What's the purpose of male nipples? This question has probably been asked by every man and woman who has ever lived. Are they vest...
Biology
34.1k viewsUncanny Characteristics You Never Realized Humans Inherited From FishWhen people think about evolution, they often conjure up a mental picture that has humans branching off on the descendants-of-apes...
Human Body
158.0k viewsIn What Order Do Your Body Parts Develop In The Womb?The basics of making babies seem simple. You need sperm, an egg, and a womb to incubate in. Combine those, and a baby starts to gr...