What Happens To Your Body 60 Minutes After Drinking A Can Of Coke

What Happens To Your Body 60 Minutes After Drinking A Can Of Coke

You’ve seen Coca-Cola mixed with molten lead, dropped into liquid nitrogen and even consumed by a river of molten lava. But what happens to your body after you’ve drunk the sugar-laden beverage? After reading this, you may reconsider picking up a can.

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The Invisible: How China Deals with Mental Illness – in Pictures

The Invisible: How China Deals with Mental Illness – in Pictures

Yuyang Liu photographs people all over China with mental health issues. He says his subjects are ‘overlooked or not recognised at all within society – they are invisible’. His astonishing shots have just won the Ian Parry scholarship 2015.

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The sordid history of Australian heart transplants

The sordid history of Australian heart transplants

The rigmarole of constant checks and consent forms in modern hospitals can be tiring, but as medical historian Dr John Carmody notes, it may be preferable to the alternative. He casts an eye back to the late ‘60s, where Australia's first heart transplants revealed the wild—and occasionally unethical—side of surgery.

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Have We Hit Peak Whiteness?

Have We Hit Peak Whiteness?

Ronald Perry can’t seem to get his patients’ teeth white enough. The Massachusetts dentist, who directs the Gavel Center for Restorative Research at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, shows patients who want to whiten their teeth the VITA Classical Shade Guide with Bleached Shades, which presents a total of 19 dark and light shades. They invariably go for the whitest, rather than a creamy ivory, a more natural shade he favors.

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