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It's a visual indicator to drivers that they're approaching or in a pedestrian crossing zone and they need to proceed with caution. Passing other cars in this zone is forbidden.
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CUT TO: The day you're on your death bed.

WITH KIDS
You look into their eyes and remember all those Saturday mornings and all those diapers and how they grew from little wildlings into successful people with kids of their own. They hold your hand and express their gratitude for all the suffering you put yourself through for them and assure you your memory will live on in them and your grandchildren. This brings you fulfillment and the peace of knowing you lived a life worth living and made a difference in at least several lives.

versus

WITHOUT KIDS
You lay alone wishing it would all just end already. All the money you saved by not having kids isn't going to bring you comfort and love in your final hours, but, hey, at least maybe you'll be at peace knowing you're dying with lots of money in the bank and no one to leave it to except your cats.
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It astounds me how opposite researchers' findings can be.

A couple of years ago a seemingly identical study found that inhaling the farts from other people can weaken your immune system. (I never found out if that means inhaling your own farts has a different effect.)

Now this study says it can repair your cells and help against diseases?

Which is it, researchers?! Should I go around sniffing other people's farts or shouldn't I?!
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Here are two examples: http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/lab/forensic-science-communications/fsc/jan2001/phillips.htm

There's definitely an art and a ton of skill involved with this. For example, the thickness and shape of the soft tissue (muscles, lips, skin, nostrils, etc.) and cartilage (nose, ears) is decided (guessed at really) based on things like the person's ethnicity. The less they know about the person, the less accurate the sculpture is likely to be.

In the case of a fictional skull, it's almost purely art.
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Absolutely fascinating. I'd love it if we could get a view of what their life is like, of course, without actually being physically present on the island (except for remote-controlled cameras, maybe).

Here's a direct Google Maps link to the location of the Primrose, for anyone interested: http://goo.gl/maps/Jkznr
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Years ago I unintentionally made it a habit to not inhale or exhale when I yawn, yet I still feel the full physiological effects. Without aspiration playing any part in it, the one thing I notice every yawn (even as I type this) is how my eardrums seem to open up a great deal.

As it seems to me breathing actually has little to do with a yawn, I've always guessed that its purpose is to maybe heighten your hearing sense (and maybe others) at least temporarily so when going to sleep or waking so a mammal couldn't be so easily caught off guard around slumber time.

But that's just me.
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Thanks Mossel! Alex deserves all the credit. All of this is the result of the genius that oozes from his brain. All I did was bring his ideas into the real world... as illustrated above. ;-p
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