No, your hair and fingernails don't keep growing after you die

Ever heard the morbid little Fun Fact™ that your hair and nails keep growing after you die? Well, it's not true. It may appear that a dead person's fingernails are still growing, but that's only because the body is drying up. The skin's retraction around the nail just makes it look like they're growing. » 9/24/14 3:18pm 9/24/14 3:18pm

Touchscreen Friendly Fingernails Turn Every Digit Into a Stylus

If you're a fan of long fingernails you've probably already developed special techniques for using touchscreen devices. But Sri Vellanki, the creator of a fingertip stylus called Tech Tips, feels women shouldn't be limited to what technology they can use because of their fashion choices. So she's developed a… » 1/15/13 9:46am 1/15/13 9:46am

Laser Tattoo Body-Modding, This Time it's Not Painful: Fingernails

The skin-ablation laser tattoo we showed you recently was creepy mainly because burning your naked skin is going to hurt, but this new laser body-mod tackles a safer target, fingernails. The portraits of famous bods you can see in the image are laser-etched into black nail polish (I know, it looks like they're made of… » 7/15/08 8:10am 7/15/08 8:10am