Things You’ve Never Wondered… How to Shrink a Head


Have you ever wondered how to shrink a head? Yeah, me either. But this month’s National Geographic Magazine, downloaded via Zinio of course, has a one page explanation of the how, and the why, of the process.


Yes, this IS an actual human head shrink down to the size of a fist. The picture of Francis is there so that a shrunken human head didn’t pop up first thing in all your RSS feeds. You are welcome. 😉

It makes for a good quick read but here is the short form…


Kinda makes your religious rituals seem a bit boring now, doesn’t it.

Pictures via the January 2012 edition of National Geographic

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About the Author

Dan Cohen
Having a father who was heavily involved in early laser and fiber-optical research, Dan grew up surrounded by technology and gadgets. Dan’s father brought home one of the very first video games when he was young and Dan remembers seeing a “pre-release” touchtone phone. (When he asked his father what the “#” and “*” buttons were his dad said, “Some day, far in the future, we’ll have some use for them.”) Technology seemed to be in Dan’s blood but at some point he took a different path and ended up in the clergy. His passion for technology and gadgets never left him. Dan is married to Raina Goldberg who is also an avid user of Apple products. They live in New Jersey with their golden doodle Nava.