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  • Poised (and posed) Like Figure Skaters
    'Body Worlds Vital': Body Art to the extreme meaning
    If you frequent the MBTA system in Boston, you've probably glimpsed at one of the posters for “Body Worlds Vital” currently being showcased in the Faneuil Hall Marketplace (Quincy Market). Are you not sure what to make of it? You...
  • Animals Inside Out at the Perot Museum through Feb. 17th
    Animals Inside Out at the Perot Museum through Feb. 17th
    The Perot Museum's Animals Inside Out exhibit is open now until February 17, 2014. A Body Works Production, this exhibit is the next step after the outstanding reaction to the Bodies exhibit which went around the world and left jaws wide open,...
  • Figure drawing techniques
    Figure studies 101: The basic figure
    Let’s talk about the basics to drawing the whole figure. There are numerous books with a variety of techniques, so I would highly recommend stopping at your local library and investigating books on figure drawing as well as human anatomy....
  • New body part discovered
    New body part to our anatomy discovered by researchers
    How would you feel if you knew you have a body part that was just discovered?An article on June 12 reveals the all humans have a body part that scientists just discovered.The newest addition to the human anatomy is part of the eye that is just 15...
  • Human Heart Cross Stitch
    Human heart cross stitch chart
    Project Runway Season’s 11 winner, Michelle Lesniak Franklin, had a runway piece that judge Nina Garcia so absolutely loved that she begged Michelle to send her one. And what was it that Nina adored? It was a knit sweater with a human heart,...
  • Human body resources
    Useful resources for learning about the human body
    A study of the human body can be a fascinating experience for children. Engaging, kid-friendly resources have the potential to really engage your kids in their science studies, so check out this list for suggestions of a variety of educational...
  • Blue Toes
    How to pose your toes and feet for art photos
    I have some hints on how to take photos of your foot or feet. Use a digital camera because many of the shots won’t be worth it. You may take more discards than keepers but, since you’re not printing them out, many snapshots can be...
  • Einstein's Brain
    Differences in Albert Einstein's brain may explain his genius (Video)
    Scientists studying photographs of Albert Einstein's brain which had been lost and never published, have revealed new insight into why he may have had his extraordinary cognitive abilities. The photographs reveal that parts of his brain are...
  • Body Worlds & the Brain most successful exhibition in history of Science Museum of Virginia
    Body Worlds & the Brain most successful exhibit in Science Museum's history
    The Science Museum of Virginia, located in Richmond, has just announced that Body Worlds & the Brain is the most successful exhibit in the museum’s history.According to a recent press release, summer visitation of over 100,000 guests is...
  • Human Skeleton
    Antiques dealer purchases two skeletons in Pennsylvania auction
    A Strasburg, Pa antiques merchant has purchased a pair of late 19th or early 20th century human skeletons for nearly $2000 at an auction in Schnecksville on Tuesday, according to the Associated Press.The male skeleton was formally attired in a...
  • Welcome to the gym, part 2!
    Welcome to the gym, part 2!
    Welcome back! Last week we took a look at 3 of the most popular lower-body machines, and found out a lot about our bodies in the process! Let's see if we can keep up the progress by doing the same with some upper-body machines.1) Arm CurlOh...
  • Welcome to the gym!
    Welcome to the gym!
    If you've ever been gym shopping before, you'll probably notice a pretty common layout:Cardio CenterStrength machines and cablesFree WeightsIn this article we'll focus on the traditional strength machines. While they are a lot bulkier...
  • Crescent Lunge
    Anatomy of a Yoga pose: Crescent Lunge
    The following article details step-by-step instructions on how to enter into the Yoga posture called Crescent Lunge, along with proper points of alignment, modifications and variations of the pose, and the mythology that inspired it. And it isn&...
  • Body Worlds: The Cycle of Life
    See how your body works!
    *** Runners, cyclists, swimmers, and other athletes: This one's for you! *** Did you ever wonder what goes on beneath your skin? Or your family's? You can find out this year in an amazing new exhibit now at Chicago's Museum of Science...
  • Sniffing out the facts
    Functions of the dog's tongue
    You walk into your home after a long day of work and are greeted by sloppery kisses from your best friend. But have you ever wonder why dogs lick so much? Not everyone knows this, but a dog‘s tongue is an organ. Like human tongues, a dog...
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