Have you ever heard of Uncombable Hair Syndrome? It is a rare genetic condition which is also known as Spun-glass hair syndrome, Cheveux incoiffables or Pili trianguli et canaliculi. Only about a hundred people worldwide have been documented possessing it. This usually occurs to someone after acquiring two copies of gene mutation both coming from parents.
Taylor McGowan, an 18-month-old baby, has UHS. Her mom, Cara McGowan, would jokingly call her a mini Albert Einstein because of the similarities of their hair.
Meet Taylor McGowan, one of the very few in the world with Uncombable Hair Syndrome.
According to Cara, Taylor’s hair is difficult to style and very sensitive that’s why they’re often cautious about using hair products. They usually shy away from chemical-based solutions because the child’s hair is very prone to damage. Case in point, Cara has tried a lot of hair treatments for Taylor and most of them didn’t work.
Taylor was around 4-6 months old when the family noticed that her hair was different.
“It was a little unique, it was fuzzy, and we expected that it would eventually fall out, said Cara although fortunately, “it never happened.”
One family member thought that Taylor might have the Uncombable Hair Syndrome. At first, Taylor’s parents brushed aside the possibility and were in no way convinced that their child has this ultra rare condition. Eventually, they were proven wrong.
Taylor’s Parents sent blood samples to Germany to know if their daughter really has UHS and if they were carriers of the gene mutation.
To cast all doubts aside, the McGowans sought the help of Regina Betz, a dermatogenetics professor and a pioneering scientist at the University of Bonn in Germany. She discovered and published the PADI3 gene which is the cause of Uncombable Hair Syndrome.
After finding out that their daughter has UHS, the Mcgowans made a Facebook page for Taylor called BabyEinstein2.0.
With BabyEinstein2.0, the Mcgowans hope to raise awareness about the ultra-rare genetic condition her daughter has and to encourage people to be more accepting of every individual difference.
Man With The World’s Longest Fingernails Finally Cuts Them After Six Decades
But he didn’t want to just say goodbye to those talons – he wanted them to be memorialized!
You may have remembered the man who broke the Guinness Book of World Records for having the longest fingernails. India's Shridhar Chillal earned his fame for not cutting his fingernails and letting it reach a collective length of around 29 feet 10 inches. But after 66 years of taking care of them, he finally decided to cut them.
The 82-year-old started growing his extremely long fingernails when he was just 14. After accidentally breaking a teacher's nail and getting scolded for it, Chillal decided to grow his fingernails for the next six decades.
Chillal first made it to Guinness in 1979 and was officially declared as the record-holder in 2015.
Sign Of The End Times? Facebook Live Video Shows “God” Walking In The Sky
Some viewers believe this video captured “God” walking in the sky!
Are the end times near? This is the question asked by some people after seeing a Facebook Live video where, they believe, God revealed Himself to people.
While Facebook users use the social media’s Live feature to broadcast almost anything that they do or see, a recent Facebook Live of a woman from Tuscaloosa, Alabama has inadvertently caused a stir online after those who have seen it pointed out that there was something supernatural about it. After all, Solo Dolo, the person who used the Facebook LIve feature, only intended to show the extreme weather conditions happening in her area.
Solo Dolo wanted to highlight the bright patch of light in the middle of storm clouds.
Feeling Lonely? China Malls Offer Boyfriends for Rent to Keep You Company
Women in China are lining up… but not for the newest line of make-up.
Being single often causes women to feel lonely and— in some occasions— desperate. This is particularly true during special holidays like Christmas and Valentine’s Day when ladies tend to feel a stronger need for company.
Because of this, shopping centers in China came up with a solution that not only meets the public’s demands but also ropes in more customers to their place of business: boyfriend rentals.
In China, you can rent a boyfriend for an hourly rate...