Here is footage taken using the military spec Selex Merlin thermal imaging camera of a shirtless man in the Scottish highlands during winter. The point is to show how fast humans lose the heat on their body when their bare skin is exposed to the bitter blistering cold. When he first takes off his clothes, you can see…
Gravity does a number on your body. But in space with zero gravity, your body changes and reacts differently than it does on Earth. So what happens to your body in Space? As astronaut Leland Melvin tells it, you actually gain an inch of height! Also, your heart gets a little bit smaller while changing shape, your…
Posture is not a rigid concept. It represents something more fluid with considerable range for change. Despite this, it is often oversimplified, rightly or wrongly, as being “good” or “bad”.
What’s cooler looking than tattoos? Tattoos that can move. Check out this awesome “ink mapping” by Oskar & Gaspar. They map a person’s body and transform their tattoos into kick ass animations that incorporate the tattoos’ original design. Basically, a person’s skin becomes the canvas for moving art.
Quentin Tarantino has a foot fetish. We know this, already. He also loves to show it off in his movies. We can now see this in this wonderful edit by Pablo Fernandez Eyre that stitched together scenes that involve feet in all his movies. It’s really, really great and uncomfortable and fun at the same time.
When you first bite into a Big Mac, it is absolutely glorious. The two patties sandwiching the chewy bread in the middle with the lovely thousand island sauce mixing in with the pickles and lettuce, the taste is iconic. Add in fries and a sip of Coke in between bites and you have reached Fast Food nirvana. But after…
The quick and dirty route to gaining strength is to take some kind of anabolic steroid. These drugs actually trick the body into building up muscle mass and endurance — but they can also age you far beyond your years.
Smarter Every Day takes an in-depth look at something super cool: removing tattoos with the help of lasers. The science behind it is fascinating, all the zapping lasers do is basically break down the bigger ink blobs inside your skin and let your body's white blood cells and liver take care of the rest of the…
It's an obvious stunt. Nestle Fitness outfitted a woman with a bra camera to show just how many people sneak a glance throughout the day. Spoiler! It's a lot of random eyeballs. Why did they do this? Nestle Fitness says: to remind women around the world to check their breasts regularly to help prevent breast cancer.
There's nothing special about Dmitry Zakharov's idea of rendering 3D scans of his body from the inside. Except there is, because he used color and lighting in a way that makes it look beautiful—and fantastically trippy too.
It's a pumping lung in a box, basically. Al Jazeera America specifies that its more properly known as the Organ Care System (OCS) but it's basically a human donor long being kept alive and breathing out of the body inside a box. The OCS machine is used to keep the blood and oxygen flowing to the donor organ so that it…
Everything makes you fat! Gluten-free food is the key to eternal youth! You need to poop ten times a day or you’ll die! You’ll find tons of equally ridiculous health claims around the internet, and you’ll actually believe some of them. Today we’re taking a look at 10 common myths and uncovering the truth.
Are standing desks last year's advice? Whatever. Unless you're lucky enough to be on your feet all day for work, you probably sit too much. We all do. When we go home, we sit on the couch. When we have dinner, we sit on a chair. When we watch a movie, we sit in the theater. When we go out, we sit on a stool. Our life…
You might think 30 seconds is pretty short. Your body doesn't though. In order to keep everything running, there's a lot of things going on in those 30 seconds. Like you'll make 72 million red blood cells! And shed 174,000 skin cells! And have 25 thoughts. The human body, what a wonderful thing. [BuzzFeed Video]
If you are a rich race horse, I got great news for you! If you aren't a horse, you're going to freak out looking at this image: a horse in a full body suit. Why in hell does a horse need a suit?
We take DSLRs places they really shouldn't go: mountains, deserts, debaucherous hipster rooftop parties. So a solid aluminum body cap like the LockCircle is kind of great, instead of the puny plastic one that comes in the box.
Ah yes, the belly button. A remnant part of your body that serves to collect lint. Lint and quite a bit more, according to the early results from the Belly Button Biodiversity project.
The "fun" doesn't end there, folks—Kevin Grennan has built a small army of robot bodyparts, each more disgusting than the last. He actually outfitted each robot with sweat glands that replicate the odor from each individual bodypart.
Andrea Kuszewski, a behavior therapist, has come up with five rules of life, that if followed, will "maximize your cognitive potential". Basically, make give your brain more wrinkles. Luckily, you guys are probably living like this already.