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Weird: You Know that Ear that Van Gogh cut off? German Museum has Replica from Relative's Cells
06-05-2014, 08:28 PM #1
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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A German museum has put on display a copy of Vincent van Gogh's ear that was grown using some of the Dutch artist's genetic material.

The 19-century painter is said to have cut off his own left ear during a psychotic episode in 1888.

İmage

Read more ear: theguardian.com

That hits me as perhaps the strangest thing I've seen in a while. Just... creepy.

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06-05-2014, 08:34 PM #2
Octo Mother Superior
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That needs to be a painting.

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06-05-2014, 08:34 PM #3
j browsing Member
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popcorn2.gif gives lend me your ear a new meaning

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06-05-2014, 08:55 PM #4
Anonymous Kritter Incognito Anonymous
 
What happened to the mouse they grew it on? 13.gif
06-05-2014, 08:57 PM #5
Octo Mother Superior
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whisper.gif I hear he got hearing aids
06-05-2014, 09:25 PM #6
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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(06-05-2014, 08:55 PM)Anonymous Kritter Wrote:  What happened to the mouse they grew it on? 13.gif

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06-06-2014, 12:24 AM #7
failboat Incognito Anonymous
 
if the public branch of science starts shït like that i really don't want to know what the black budget branch is already up to...



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