Thursday, October 21, 2010

Reality Imitating Cartoons

I found this piece at Jezebel fascinating:

Would you trade hip, butt or belly fat for somewhat larger breasts—if safe and "natural" feeling? The discovery of stem cells in fat tissue could make this more than hypothetical, and implications go beyond the beauty myth.

There are medical reasons to be delighted by that possibility. But it also reminded of the cartoon my dear little Artful Asp once created, this one (left-click to make it bigger):