This Firefighter Received The WorldaEUR( tm) s Most Extensive Face Transplant

Patrick Hardison are applied to gag with children that he had fought a bear. If anything, the way he actually got his scars was even more heroic . Running into a burning build to rescue a woman in 2001, the firefighter’s face had been burnt beyond recognition. His eyelids had to be sewn virtuallyshut to […]

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Here’s why there are no ‘good’ or ‘bad’ medications- not even heroin | Marc Lewis

As Allisons story shows, with any psychoactive substance, the balance between help and harm depends on the person and the circumstances Before she found heroin, Allison could not get out of bed most mornings. She contemplated suicide. “Shes seen” herself as a shitty lazy person who felt like crap all the time. She was deeply […]

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Inside the OED: can the world’s biggest dictionary survive the internet?

The long read: For centuries, lexicographers have attempted to capture the entire English language. Technology might soon turn this dream into reality but will it spell the end for dictionaries? In February 2009, a Twitter user called @popelizbet issued an apparently historic challenge to someone called Colin: she asked if he could “mansplain” a concept […]

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Is Elon Musk’s plan for a road network beneath LA more than a pipe dream?

Cities attract wild ideas, from Qinhuangdaos straddling bus to Londons bike lanes in the sky. As Musks Boring Company starts tunnelling, could his plans for underground roads and Hyperloop trains demonstrate the doubters incorrect? In early August, the city council of Hawthorne, California, held a special meeting. It had set aside this time to discuss […]

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How You Could Road Race–and Win–From Your Living Room

Dave McGillivray is an improbable advocate of virtual exercising. The race director of the Boston Marathon for 30 years, McGillivray estimates he &# x27; s logged more than 150,000 miles in his lifetime, the overwhelming majority of them outside, and a formidable number of those in Forrest-Gumpian accomplishments of endurance. In 1978, he operated from […]

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The shorter your sleep, the shorter your life: the new sleep science

Leading neuroscientist Matthew Walker on why sleep deprivation is increasing our danger of cancer, heart attack and Alzheimers and what you can do about it Matthew Walker has learned to dreaded the issues to” What do you do ?” At parties, it signals the end of his evening; thereafter, his new acquaintance will inevitably cling […]

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