Category: Reposted

Here’s a head ready for transplantation, and if successvile will bring historic events to the present.

http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/diogo-alves-head-lisbon?utm_source=Atlas+Obscura+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=273d72b811-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_05_22&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f36db9c480-273d72b811-63246513&ct=t(Newsletter_5_22_2017)&mc_cid=273d72b811&mc_eid=178a5d8a30  



As a wanna be artist, writer,creator of 3-D paintings and much more, I found this interesting.

Art, Money, Ambition: Lessons Learned From Damien Hirst’s Treasures From The Wreck Of The Unbelievable  



Exchangeable heads

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/neuroskeptic/2017/05/13/canavero-head-transplants/?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=News0_DSC_170518_000000_Final%20remainder&utm_content=&spMailingID=29074186&spUserID=MTE2MDc2NDE5OTI0S0&spJobID=1042494632&spReportId=MTA0MjQ5NDYzMgS2#.WR4kT2jyvct  



Today is Cinco de Mayo

Today is Cinco de Mayo, the Fifth of May, commemorating the Mexican victory over the French in the Battle of Puebla in 1862 when 8,000 well-armed French troops were routed by 4,000 ill-equipped Mexican soldiers. It wasn’t a crucial battle in the course of the war, but became a symbol of Mexican pride and a…



President Franklin D. Roosevelt spoke at the opening ceremonies of the New York World’s Fair i

https://www.c-span.org/video/?319178-1/president-roosevelt-opens-1939-new-york-worlds-fair&utm_campaign=TWA%20Newsletter%20for%20April%2030,%202017&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua&utm_content=The%20Writer%27s%20Almanac%20for%20April%2030,%202017&elqTrackId=2f66b0493aed4186a12f42c63763c212&elq=b5a748965ea341a99cc5b589050b09e9&elqaid=28257&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=24886  



Pretty soon they’ll be able to attach Ted William’s head to a body and revive him< maybe.

CNS Neurosci Ther. 2017 Apr 21. doi: 10.1111/cns.12700. [Epub ahead of print] A cross-circulated bicephalic model of head transplantation. Li PW1, Zhao X1, Zhao YL1, Wang BJ1, Song Y1, Shen ZL1, Jiang HJ1, Jin H1, Canavero S2, Ren XP1,3,4. Author information Abstract AIMS: A successful cephalosomatic anastomosis (“head transplant”) requires, among others, the ability to…



Cancer in your life? Read this!

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/604086/immunotherapy-pioneer-james-allison-has-unfinished-business-with-cancer/?utm_source=MIT+Technology+Review&utm_campaign=9ffb7af71b-weekly_roundup_2017-04-27_edit&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_997ed6f472-9ffb7af71b-153825025&goal=0_997ed6f472-9ffb7af71b-153825025&mc_cid=9ffb7af71b&mc_eid=6df695caea  



I didn’t know he was so smart! It’s the birthday of naturalist John Muir

It’s the birthday of naturalist John Muir, born in Dunbar, Scotland (1838). He grew up on a farm in Wisconsin. His father was a strict Christian, and by age 11, Muir could recite three-quarters of the Old Testament and all of the New Testament by heart. One evening, the boy was up late reading, and…



It’s the birthday of one of the founders of psychiatry,

It’s the birthday of one of the founders of psychiatry, Philippe Pinel, born in Saint-André, France (1745). He studied mathematics, theology, and internal medicine before becoming the chief physician at a Paris insane asylum in 1792. Before Pinel arrived, conditions at the asylum were horrible: Among other things, patients were chained to the walls, and…



Don’t believe man is screwing up our atmosphere? A little taste from the 1930s of how easy it is.

On this day in 1935, “Black Sunday,” the Great Plains region experienced one of the largest dust storms in American history. That morning, the weather was clear and warm, little to no breeze. But by afternoon, the sky had turned a strange purple and the wind had started to whip. A towering black plume of…