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When a fertilized egg attaches anywhere outside the uterus (an abdominal or ectopic pregnancy), the fetus may begin to grow but cannot survive. Under very rare conditions the miscarried fetus is neither expelled nor reabsorbed. Instead, it calcifies—effectively turning to “stone”—which protects the mother from infection.

Medical Mysteries: Conditions and cases that have baffled doctors

When a fertilized egg attaches anywhere outside the uterus (an abdominal or ectopic pregnancy), the fetus may begin to grow but cannot survive. Under very rare conditions the miscarried fetus is neither expelled nor reabsorbed. Instead, it calcifies—effectively turning to “stone”—which protects the mother from infection.

An ancient prosthetic eye, on a female skeleton dated 2900 and 2800 BCE.    [The eye] has a diameter of 2.5 cm and consists of a light material, probably bitumen paste. The surface is covered with a thin layer of gold, engraved with a central circle (representing the iris) and gold lines patterned like sun rays. The skeleton was 1.82 m tall (6 feet), much taller than ordinary women of the time.     An extraordinarily tall woman wearing an engraved golden eye patterned with rays like a tiny…

An ancient prosthetic eye, on a female skeleton dated 2900 and 2800 BCE. [The eye] has a diameter of 2.5 cm and consists of a light material, probably bitumen paste. The surface is covered with a thin layer of gold, engraved with a central circle (representing the iris) and gold lines patterned like sun rays. The skeleton was 1.82 m tall (6 feet), much taller than ordinary women of the time. An extraordinarily tall woman wearing an engraved golden eye patterned with rays like a tiny…

'Do I look like I want a Cookbook for Christmas?' - ghd's Christmas campaign by Atelier

'Do I look like I want a Cookbook for Christmas?' - ghd's Christmas campaign by Atelier

Keagan Burns. Kallona. 21. Young male, man, guy, powerful face, intense, shadow and light, emotion, expression, portrait, b/w

Keagan Burns. Kallona. 21. Young male, man, guy, powerful face, intense, shadow and light, emotion, expression, portrait, b/w

Stefanie Sinclair, VII - Non è il set di un film, come a prima vista si potrebbe pensare. Un lavoro su una comunità Amish che pratica la poligamia. Non è solo la peculiarità del contenuto che mi piace, ma anche la cura per i particolari in ogni scatto, la resa dei toni molto "americani" ed un pizzico retrò.

Stefanie Sinclair, VII - Non è il set di un film, come a prima vista si potrebbe pensare. Un lavoro su una comunità Amish che pratica la poligamia. Non è solo la peculiarità del contenuto che mi piace, ma anche la cura per i particolari in ogni scatto, la resa dei toni molto "americani" ed un pizzico retrò.

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Photographer Pep Bonet shines a light on a segment of Brazil’s transgender and gender variant population that has been relegated to society's margins.

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