The anatomy geek in me loves seeing skeleton decorations everywhere during this spooky season. Let's bone up on basic anatomy with a quiz on your skeleton.Take the Quiz
Fashion designer Camilla Stærk was so taken by her dramatic gray and black spine dress print, inspired by Out of Africa author Karen Blixen, that she decided she wanted to see it in full form. So what better place to enlarge it than on the floor? The outcome is her Spine Rug ($1,580) for Normann Copenhagen. What do you say: yea or nay?
It's time to take some organ lessons, but not the musical kind. I'm going to teach you about your internal organs, starting with the pancreas.
November is National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, devoted to educating people about the disease that took the life of Patrick Swayze earlier this year. If you're like most people, you probably don't know exactly what the pancreas does, so read on to learn more.
You use them to drive your car, carry your groceries, and do your favorite exercise, the push-up. OK, maybe push-ups don't top your list of how to have a fun workout, but we can agree that the upper body appendages known as arms are important. Take this quiz to see how well you know yours.Take the Quiz
A recent UK study found that the public's understanding of anatomy isn't improving with time. Participants in the study had difficulty locating organs, particularly the lungs.
Inspired by this, I have created my own little anatomy quiz — less about organs and more about the body in action. Test your knowledge of anatomy and see how well you know muscles and bones.
Some mamas and papas are sticklers for using the anatomically correct names — penis, vagina, breasts, etc. — for private parts. Other parents prefer nicknames — pee pee, tee tee or chi chis, etc. — when talking about the human body. Though she knows the "dictionary terms," I often refer to my daughter's rear in fun loving ways — as tush or bum bum. What terminology does your family use?
We work our bodies to tone, strengthen, and stretch our muscles, but do you know what muscles you are working and when? Take this quiz to see if you know the anatomy of exercise.