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Italian Surgeon Says We’re Two Years Away From Human Head Transplants


One of the major flaws of mankind is our inability to perform head transplants.


Shy Bladder Group Has No Problem Getting Pissed At Rob Lowe’s DirecTV Commercial

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Today I learned there's an active shy bladder lobby in this country.


Man Checks Into Hospital for Routine Surgery, Wakes Up with Vasectomy


You go under to fix a minor urological problem; you wake up shootin' blanks.


12 totally bizarre, gross remedies from old medical texts


As fascinating as earlier centuries may be, especially in film, getting sick back then usually involved the ingestion or application of something truly disgusting.

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Your adhesive bandage might soon also be a painkiller


The humble adhesive bandage hasn't changed much since it was introduced; the glue has gotten a little less painful to remove, the materials have gotten better, but there hasn't exactly been a massive technological leap in bandage technology.


DARPA wants to save soldier’s lives with… foam?


We're no stranger to DARPA, the military's mad science research division, around here.

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