Is The Lip Window Set To Be The New Body Mod Trend?

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Here’s chewing at you!

You know how they say eyes are the windows to the soul? Well apparently a Pyrex plug is the window to your teeth and gums. Who knew?

…presumably refraction of transmitted light explains the visualization of both top and bottom teeth through the plug.

Guinness Book: Best Records of the Decade

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Our pick goes to this hella holy fella.
Guinness World Records are searching for the people’s choice of the decade. Having shortlisted a top 100 from every record set in several categories during the past 10 years they now want the public to vote online for the best.
The man with the most body piercings is John Lynch a.k.a. ‘Prince Albert’, who was counted as having 241 piercings, including 151 in his head and neck, in Hammersmith, London, on 17 October 2008
Here’s the others…

Implantable Silicon-Silk Electronics Could Lead To LED Tattoos

   LED tattoo concept
A clear silk film, about one centimeter squared, with six silicon transistors on its
surface about to be implanted into a mouse (Photo: Rogers/Omenetto)
 Tattooing dates back to at least Neolithic times and has experienced a resurgence in popularity in many parts of the world in recent years. Advancements in tattoo pigments and the refinement of tattooing equipment has seen in improvement in the quality of tattoos being produced. Today it’s possible to get ink that glows under UV light, but a new technology could see tattoos that emit their own light. Researchers have been able to build thin, flexible silicon electronics on silk substrates that almost completely dissolve inside the body, paving the way for embedded LED tattoos that offer much more than just aesthetic appeal.The devices are made of a thin film of silk on which silicon transistors about one millimeter long and 250 nanometers thick are placed…

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Vibrating Body-Piercing Jewelry


As If Piercing Itself Wasn’t Painful Enough

In addition to a vibrating motor unit and housing for same, US Patent# 6865907 also known as the Vibrating Body-Piercing Jewelry invention also comes with a clamping device for holding the item onto the wearer’s body, a power source for operating the vibrating motor and an actuator for the unit (a device that performs in response to a signal from a computer). This 2005 invention is powered by a battery and operated by a small vibrating power unit.

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Chinese Man Sticks 2008 Needles In His Head To Mark Beijing Olympic Games


Now That’s Amore’

In a bizarre publicity stunt, Dr Wei Sheng pierced the decorative needles in his head, face, hands and chest in the five colours of the Olympic rings.

The picture of Dr Sheng’s was taken in Nanning, Southern China, and demonstrates the patriotic fervour among the Chinese people in the build up to September’s Games.

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