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Awesome Anatomy

A History of the World Through Body Parts

A History of the World Through Body Parts
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This fascinating book tells the stories behind the organs, appendages, and other bits attached to (or detached from) famous bodies. What’s the deal with Charles II of Spain’s jaw? What does Anne Boleyn’s heart reveal about the Crusades? Odd skulls, spleens, and breasts give an enlightening and entertaining view of history.

A History of the World Through Body Parts

A History of the World Through Body Parts
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You’re Saying It Wrong podcast hosts Kathryn and Ross Petras authored this quirky book for trivia, history, and anatomy buffs. Told in chronological order, it explores milestones in history tied closely to human body parts, from Cleopatra’s nose to Ann Bolyeyn’s heart to George Washington’s fake teeth.

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Human Anatomy Jigsaw Puzzles

Human Anatomy Jigsaw Puzzles
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This series of three jigsaw puzzles come together to form the major anatomical structures of a 5-foot-tall human being. Choose from head, thorax, or abdominal sections, each certified for accuracy by medical illustrator Mesa Schumacher. They make a great gift for biology students, or just anyone interested in science.

Brickman Anatomical Puzzles

Brickman Anatomical Puzzles
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Artist Jason Freeny is best known for his see-through anatomical figures of pop culture characters. These version of his LEGO-inspired Brickman figure let you assemble his innards yourself. Choose from a 16-piece, 5″ tall model, or a 12″ tall model with over 40 pieces.

Slo-mo Pupil Dilation

Slo-mo Pupil Dilation

Gavin and Dan of The Slow Mo Guys turn their attention inwards, capturing detailed macro footage that shows how the pupil of a human eye reacts to light. Gav used one of those unique Laowa macro probe lenses to get right up to Dan’s peepers.

The Brave Heart

The Brave Heart

In Luca Schenato & Sinem Vardarli’s quirky animated short, a heart is called away from his duties to try and figure out what’s going on inside his owner’s body the morning after a he had too much to drink. We don’t remember this part of Inside Out.

Homo Machina

Homo Machina

This surreal puzzle game takes players on a fantastic voyage through the human body, as realized through imagery inspired by artist and science writer Fritz Kahn. The game envisions the inner workings of the body as a 1920s factory. Available on iOS and Android now.

Iconic Finger Portraits

Iconic Finger Portraits

Artist Dito Von Tease creates amusing portraits of famous pop culture icons by dressing up and manipulating close-up images of fingertips. The collection includes Steve Jobs, Mr. T and Pikachu.

The Inspirational Archer

The Inspirational Archer

From the get-up-off-the-couch-and-do-something file: the truly inspiring Matt Stutzman, who was born without arms, has now qualified for the National US Paralympics team in archery.

Handimals

Handimals

Milan-based artist Guido Daniele creates extraordinarily detailed trompe l’oeil advertising art by painting hands to resemble animals, then photographing the results. (Thanks Kelley!)

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