Posts tagged "surgery"

Dude, Where’s My Dick? One Man’s Routine Circumcision Goes Very Wrong

You know how sometimes you go to the hairdresser asking for just a trim, but you worry that they’ll get chop-happy and cut off more than you asked for? Well,…

Katie Oldenburg | July 25, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Doctor To Perform Vasectomies For A Live Audience To Make The World A Better Place

In honor of the inaugural World Vasectomy Day on October 18, Dr. Doug Stein of Florida wants to perform vasectomies at Adelaide’s Royal Institution of Australia. For a live audience. Fielding…

Mary Odell | July 10, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Girl Talk: I Was Born With A Cleft Palate

I was born with a giant, gaping hole in the roof of my mouth. Also known as a cleft palate, the cave within my lips has been through a 20-year…

Daley Quinn | June 22, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Department Of WTF: A Mother/Daughter Womb Transplant

Here’s some exceptionally weird science for you. Sara Ottosson, 25, was born without a uterus and is taking part in what could be the world’s first womb transplant. The donor?

Kate Torgovnick/ | June 13, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Why Some Women Stay Wide Awake While Getting Breast Implants

I step into the doctor’s office for a simple checkup and want the highest drugs possible to knock me out. But some women are getting breast implants and…

Jessica Wakeman | November 27, 2010 - 1:00 pm

Would You Undergo Surgery To Be Taller?

When I was younger, I used to beg my mother to find ways to make me taller because the fact that I stopped growing at 5’1″ was more than a…

Bianca Posterli | April 12, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Man Farts During Surgery And Sets His Junk On Fire

In Denmark, a 30-year-old man was having a mole on his buttocks removed with an electrical knife when he farted during surgery. This ignited a spark, which caught onto his…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 4, 2009 - 7:45 pm

Scientists Pull Off A 16-Way Kidney Swap

A year and a half ago, my mother had a kidney transplant. Undoubtedly, it was one of the scariest days of my life, but I’m certain my entire family would…

Justine Fields | July 9, 2009 - 7:20 pm