Test How Old Your Ears Are (and How Much Damage You've Done to Them)

Deep down we all know we shouldn't crank our music or listen to headphones with the volume really high, but we still do. And if you've ever wondered if years of hard rock has done any serious damage, here's an easy way to find out. Read More >>

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Why Your Ears Pop (and What to Do If They Don't)

Flying sick was a bad choice. Your congested ears refuse to pop and now you're stuck on an international flight, cruising at 30,000 feet of ear-splitting agony. Here's how to fix it. Read More >>

Man Finds Severed Ear Lying In Churchyard

Picture this: You're walking through a churchyard, minding your own business, when you stumble across something squishy on the ground. Your dog is chewing on it, so it must be tasty. You bend down to get a closer look, and... holy-hell it's a human ear! Read More >>

Using Your iPhone To Detect Ear Infections Also Keeps the Doctor Away

Forget that daily apple. Researchers at Georgia Tech and Emory University have developed the Remotoscope, an accessory that turns the iPhone into an ear-inspecting otoscope so doctors can diagnose and treat kids remotely in the event of an ear infection. Read More >>

Woman Grows a New Ear on Her Arm, Has It Attached to Her Head (Warning: Graphic)

Yep, this happened. Doctors at Johns Hopkins have attached a new ear to a patient that was grown on her own forearm. It's a medical first, and a heartwarming-if-a-little-yucky story. Read More >>


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