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Edward Mordrake: The Man With Two Faces (video)

Edward Mordrake: The Man With Two Faces

Edward Mordake (or Edward Mordrake) was reportedly the 19th century heir to an English peerage. He supposedly had an extra face on the back of his head, which could neither eat nor speak, although it could laugh and cry. Edward begged doctors to have his “demon head” removed, because, supposedly, it whispered satanist language to

Computer vision syndrome

Computer vision syndrome

Computer vision syndrome (CVS) consists of a number of eye and vision problems associated with the frequent use of a computer or other electronic devices and develops in three-quarters of these users, the majority of whom are children. It is caused by long-term vision in the displays and insufficient tear secretion due to reduced blinking,

Mutants: Chickens have never been bigger (video)

Mutants: The chickens have never been bigger

A study conducted in Canada shows how chickens looked 50 years ago and how they look today. The results are mildly shocking. The survey covers three breeds of broiler chickens common in 1957, 1978 and 2005 which clearly proves what the use of hormones and gene modification causes these feathered animals and which affects our

Amazing: Baby grabs surgeon’s finger

Baby grabbing surgeon's finger

This heartwarming photograph was taken at The Vanderbilt University in Memphis, while surgeons were operating a pregnant woman whose baby was diagnosed with spina bifida. Amazing photo of even more amazing event is placed on the website Pinterest.com. During the life-saving procedure the 21-week fetus reached his hand through the incision and grabbed his rescuer’s

A revolutionary new blood test tells us how long we will live

A revolutionary new blood test tells us how long we will live

Scientists have discovered a chemical “fingerprint” that reveals the secrets of longevity. This simple blood test provides basic information to newborn’s parents about potential diseases in the old age. Further studies could lead to drug development and prevention of various diseases that are more common in the elderly, such as problems with the heart or