Daily Archives: May 1, 2007

Whose fault is fat?

A few months back, Slate ran a tongue-in-cheek story on caloric restriction, a controversial diet plan which sharply reduces total caloric intake. It was entitled “My Starvation Diet: I’ve cut back to 1,500 calories a day. Will it help me … Continue reading

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Not quite alive

Biomech Stainless Steel Articulated Arm Welded and machined stainless steel and brass found objects Christopher Conte, 2007 Christopher Conte’s sculptures, like this life-sized mechanical arm, must be catnip for anatomists and roboticists. The obvious artistic comparison is with H.R. Giger; … Continue reading

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