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Doctors Grow Nose on Man’s Forehead

Doctors Grow Nose on Man's Forehead

A 22-year-old man in China named Xiaolian is more “nosy” than most people, thanks to doctors who have grown a second nose on his forehead. You see, his original nose — the one in the middle of his face — was irreparably damaged when he neglected treatment for injuries suffered during a car accident in […]

Mustache Transplants: The New Middle Eastern Medical Trend

Mustache Transplants: The New Middle Eastern Medical Trend

Tom Selleck and Borat, eat your hairy hearts out. More and more men in the Middle East are sporting bigger, fuller mustaches, thanks to the latest trend in medical procedures: mustache transplants. Thick mustaches are valued in Middle Eastern cultures as a sign of masculinity, maturity, stateliness, wisdom and virility, so men who feel their […]

Can a Woman Give Birth to a Shark?

Can a Woman Give Birth to a Shark?

Meet Ai Hasegawa, a Japanese artist, animator and all-around eccentric living in London who believes she has the answer to several of the world’s pressing problems, and it hinges on her being able to give birth to a shark. No, this isn’t a concept for Jaws 5 (“This time, it’s prenatal.”); it’s Hasegawa’s master plan […]

The Man with Four Kidneys and Three Pancreases

Carl Jones

Some people have a lot of heart, others have a lot of brains; Carl Jones has a lot of kidneys. The 32-year-old Welshman from the small town of Carmarthen has four of the organ, in fact, and three pancreases to boot. The situation came about as the result of Jones’ type 1 diabetes, a disease […]