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Intimate X-Ray Portraits of Couples by Ayako Kanda and Mayuka Hayashi

By • Dec 5th, 2013 • Category: Latest Posts, Photography, Weird

Japanese student-artists Ayako Kanda and Mayuka Hayashi have created a prize-winning series of images that explore our relationships with each other in an interesting way – by using x-ray images to strip away the skin, hair and flesh that we usually associate with intimate contact. Kanda and Hayashi used full-body x-ray imaging and CT scan systems to picture four different couples as they rested intimately together. The result is a series of ghostly white skeletons tangles in loving embraces.

New York Children Hospital Installs A Pirate-themed CT Scanner

By • Aug 28th, 2013 • Category: Interior Design

Hospitals are rarely a pleasant experience, and even less so for the kids. The New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, however, managed to make it at least a little less stressful, by installing a pirate-themed CT scanner. When the time came to replace the old scan, the staff was primarily looking for one that would deliver a smaller dose of radiation, but ended up improving its design as well.