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Old 30-07-2016, 09:15 PM   #810
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Lightbulb Twin Fusion

Tocci brothers in 1880s..
Their mother Maria Luigia Mezzanrosa was 19 years old; she had an easy time with the birth as they were rather small.. They were delivered normally, with one head appearing first, the other head and torso second, and the pelvis and legs third.. The one on their right was named Giovanni Battista, and the one on their left Giacomo.. They had one umbilical cord and one placenta.. Their father Giovanni Tocci had a nervous attack due to the appearance of his first-born sons and was put into a lunatic asylum until he recovered a month later..The twins' father took them to Turin to be exhibited in the freak show, where the twins were examined by professors of the Turin Academy of Medicine..The professors determined they would not live long. However, a Paris tour followed, and they were examined by two doctors in Lyon, France..For the rest of the 1880s, they were exhibited in most of the major cities in Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Poland, and France almost every day..In 1891, the boys came to America for an extensive tour and were paid $1000 a week..They settled disputes between themselves with their fists..In 1897, the twins decided to retire in Italy, buying a villa in Venice.. Giovanni and Giacomo became recluses, never leaving the high-walled villa; their experiences in the freak show made them weary of any sort of exhibition..To get around, they tumbled about on all sixes or were transported in a wheelchair..The twins spoke Italian, French, and German..That you, sugar bumps?..

Mason & Peck in THE BOYS FROM BRAZIL..

Polycephaly is the condition of having more than one head..The term is derived from the Greek stems poly- (Greek: "πολύ") meaning "multiple" and kephalē- (Greek: "κεφάλη") meaning "head".. A polycephalic organism may be thought of as one being with a supernumerary body part, or as two or more beings with a shared body..There are many occurrences of multi-headed animals in mythology..In heraldry and vexillology, the double-headed eagle is a common symbol..Two-headed people and animals, though rare, have long been known to exist and documented..Conjoined twins are identical twins joined in utero..Two contradicting theories exist to explain the origins of conjoined twins..The more generally accepted theory is fission, in which the fertilized egg splits partially.. The other theory, no longer believed to be the basis of conjoined twinning, is fusion, in which a fertilized egg completely separates, but stem cells (which search for similar cells) find like-stem cells on the other twin and fuse the twins together..Remember? You dropped me into that vat of chemicals...

Carnivàle - After the Ball is Over ..

Third-generation Italian Canadians, Karyne and Sarah Steben grew up becoming skillful at gymnastics, trampoline, dance and theater..Their travels began during these early years, when they visited more than 22 countries, learned to speak French, German, English and Spanish, and participated in festivals in Sweden, Italy, France and Russia..The sisters also performed in cabarets in Germany..

A former Auschwitz prisoner doctor said:

He was capable of being so kind to the children, to have them become fond of him, to bring them sugar, to think of small details in their daily lives, and to do things we would genuinely admire ... And then, next to that, ... the crematoria smoke, and these children, tomorrow or in a half-hour, he is going to send them there.. Well, that is where the anomaly lay..But, you can't make an omelette without breaking some eggs..with a pinch of Himalayan salt..

Twins were subjected to weekly examinations and measurements of their physical attributes by Mengele or one of his assistants.. Experiments performed by Mengele on twins included unnecessary amputation of limbs, intentionally infecting one twin with typhus or other diseases, and transfusing the blood of one twin into the other..Many of the victims died while undergoing these procedures.. After an experiment was over, the twins were sometimes killed and their bodies dissected..Nyiszli recalled one occasion where Mengele personally killed 14 twins in one night via a chloroform injection to the heart.. If one twin died of disease, Mengele killed the other so that comparative post-mortem reports could be prepared..In nuclear physics, nuclear fusion is a nuclear reaction in which two or more atomic nuclei come close enough to react and form one or more different atomic nuclei and subatomic particles (neutrons and/or protons)..Fusion is the process that powers active or "main sequence" stars, or other high magnitude stars... somebody bumped against the bathroom door..Well, I think we should keep this on a professional level, don't you, Doc?..The embryo did split in two, but it didn't split equally...

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