Waardenburg syndrome

5 Stunning People With Waardenburg Syndrome

Waardenburg syndrome (WS) is named for the Dutch ophthalmologist Petrus Johannes Waardenburg, who discovered it in 1947. This group of genetic conditions can cause hearing loss and changes in coloring (pigmentation) of the hair, skin, and eyes. Most people with the affliction have normal hearing, but moderate to profound hearing loss can occur in one...
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20 Expressions That Make People Cringe

“For all intensive purposes…” she said, continuing on with her speech to rally the troops. I missed the rest of her Monday morning diatribe because I could only focus on that odd mistake. A mistake that seems so ridiculous. Did she really think the phrase “for all intents and purposes” was “for all intensive purposes”?...
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What’s The Difference Between A Coffin And A Casket?

As autumn approaches, millions of people will put away the signs of summer and replace the front yard kitsch of lawn ornaments and gnomes gripping surfboards with harbingers of celebrations to come. It is a safe bet Halloweens decorations will soon be littering the lawns of suburbia. One of the most popular representations of the …

creepy store mannequin

15 Creepy Store Mannequins

The evolution of the store mannequin is a fascinating reflection of the many different transitions in the fashion industry. Mannequins began as large, headless dolls and eventually became four sizes smaller than the average woman. The typical store mannequin might not look like the average human, but their purpose is clear—to act as a standing...