BODIES & SKULLS
The New Cruelty is a unique creative production agency based in New York. - “A series of still-life images featuring preserved human skulls, bodies and various internal organs.”
I’d say A+. From the book: F for Effort: More of the Very Best Totally Wrong Test Answers by Richard Benson
SIGMO is small speaker that automatically translates up to 25 languages in real time.
Calvin & Hobbes get it right.
An average man who sends 18 messages to women his own age can be 50% certain he’ll receive at least one response. For women, they need to send only 5 messages to be 50% certain they’ll get a response.
Looking at higher confidence levels, if a woman wants to be 90% certain she’ll receive a response from a man her own age, she’ll have to send 13 messages. A man will have to send 58 messages.
Finally, to be 99% certain she’ll receive a response, a woman must send 25 messages to men her own age.
A man will have to send 114.
Head transplant plan detailed in new paper.
The June issue of Surgical Neurology International features a paper detailing how advances in cell engineering mean a head transplant onto a donor body could now be technically possible.
Although the procedure was performed in 1970 on a monkey, there was no way at that time to repair the spinal cord, meaning limb or bladder function could not be controlled after the operation. According to the paper, these hurdles have now been overcome by the development of specialized molecules which are able to both fuse and seal membranes together.
The operation is proposed to be performed “under conditions of deep hypothermia for maximal protection of the neural tissue”.