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7 Unique Things We Inherit From Our Parents

Knowing where your characteristics come from is incredibly interesting from a scientific point of view. Being able to determine which of your genes are recessive and dominant is also a great way to pinpoint who to blame when you get grounded for dyeing your blonde hair, again. Lactose intolerance You’re one of the unlucky ones […]

North Korea Plague Plot: How Kim Will Send BLACK DEATH Across Globe Using Human...

NORTH Korea is plotting a sick biological attack against the USA and other Western powers, using human sacrifices to spread plague across the globe. North Korea is developing biological weapons capable of introducing deadly diseases into Kim Jong-un’s Western rivals – including the black death. The hermit state is also manipulating 12 other biological agents […]

Does Hand and Foot Size Really Correlate With Penis Length

Given that public nudity is generally considered unacceptable in most of the modern world (and if you’re wondering, see: When Did Humans Start Wearing Clothes?), people have long tried to come up with other potential indicators to determine the size of a guy’s manhood without actually seeing it. A seemingly tried and true method for […]

In This Isolated Village, Little Girls Are Turning Into Boys At Puberty

For most boys and girls, puberty is an awkward and difficult time. Voices drop, moods swing, and hair grows in places it never did before. But in an isolated village in the Dominican Republic, 1 in 90 children goes through some far more extreme changes. Many children in the village of Salinas who are seemingly […]

The Exact Temperature Your Bedroom Should Be To Get A Solid 8 Hours Sleep

We spend a third of our lives asleep, so it’s important we get this part of our life right. Unfortunately, modern life isn’t always conducive to this. Stress, our love of using screens, alcohol, caffeine and late nights all mean we don’t always get the most out of our shut-eye. Fortunately, there are few simple […]

Coffee Sold In California Could Carry Cancer Warning Labels

A future cup of coffee in California could give you jitters before you even take a sip. A nonprofit group wants coffee manufacturers, distributors and retailers to post ominous warnings about a cancer-causing chemical stewing in every brew and has been presenting evidence in a Los Angeles courtroom to make its case. The long-running lawsuit […]

Dutch Man Recovering From Colon Cancer Had Continuous Erection For 2 Days

A Dutch man recovering from colon cancer secretly suffered from a 2-day erection before alerting doctors to his dilemma. A Dutch man, who wishes to remain anonymous, experienced a 2-day erection while in the hospital recovering from surgery treating his colon cancer. He had felt too ashamed to alert nurses about his problem. Additionally, he […]

Hidden For 40 Years – A Suspected Case of Lung Cancer Turns Out To...

A 47-year-old man in the UK has received what might be the best news possible – that a suspected case of lung cancer was not lung cancer at all, but a Playmobil traffic cone he inhaled as a child. The man was referred to a respiratory clinic after a year of dealing with symptoms. He […]

Princess Diana Had Dangerous Condition That Could Have Caused ‘Dynastic Disaster’

The QUEEN’S former physician feared Princess Diana was suffering from a debilitating medical condition that could be passed on to her children in a “dynastic disaster”, it has been claimed. Sir John Batten treated Diana in the early years of her marriage to Prince Charles when the newlywed was acutely aware he was seeing Camilla […]

The Most Expensive Fungus In The World: Dead Caterpillar That Sells For $50,000 USD...

The most expensive fungus in the world isn’t any truffle or Mattake mushroom, it is a dead caterpillar fungus that grows in the Himalayas. They go for 50,000 USD a pound; compare that to the most expensive truffles which sell for up to 8,000 USD a pound. This expensive fungus (Ophiocordyceps sinensis) is called yartsa gunbu, […]

Why Americans Are So Damn Unhealthy, In 4 Shocking Charts

Americans pay too much for their health care and are among the sickest people in the developed world. Neither Obamacare nor Trumpcare will change that. Stand by for another round of partisan warfare, as Senate Republicans grapple with a replacement for Obamacare. You can expect to hear a lot about access to health insurance and […]

This Rare Genetic Disease Keeps You Awake Until You Die

A woman and her husband completely changed career paths to study a deadly disease that killed her mother she learned she inherited. Sonia Vallabh was studying at Harvard Law school in 2010 when her mother became ill. She had trouble seeing, lost her memory and spoke in tongues. “She was fitful and couldn’t really tell […]

Gruesome Video Reveals The Moment Doctors Find a Worm Wriggling In a Teenage Boy’s...

A horrifying video shows the moment doctors found a worm swimming in a teenage boy’s eye. The unnamed youngster went into hospital complaining of pain and loss of vision in his right eye. Eye specialists in the Mexican capital Mexico City examined the 17-year-old and could see a parasite moving in and out of holes […]

Do Avocados And Olive Oil Increase Your Intelligence

Consumption of monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs), found in olive oil, avocados and nuts, is linked to general intelligence according to a recent study in Neuroimage. Fat intake, especially MUFAs have been shown to preserve HDL cholesterol and improve glycemic control, in diabetic patients, “yet the exact sources are not been clearly defined. A common misconception […]

“I Put 311 People In Jail For Marijuana And I Was Wrong”: Judge Admits...

Prior to this year, the state of Florida was regarded as one of the worst possible states to be caught in possession of cannabis. According to a 2009 analysis by former NORML Director, Jon Gettman, no state in this country punished people more severely for minor marijuana offenses than Florida. However, thanks in part to a former […]

CVS Will Now Limit Opioid Prescriptions to 7 Days

CVS Pharmacy will limit opioid prescriptions to a seven-day supply for certain conditions, becoming the first national retail chain to restrict how many pain pills doctors can give patients. This new policy means new customers with acute short-term pain will only be able to receive a week’s worth of opioid painkilers with a single prescription. […]

Is There a Single Food That You Can Survive on Forever?

For all of 2016, Andrew Taylor ate only potatoes. There were a few caveats: He ate both white potatoes and sweet ones, and sometimes mixed in soymilk, tomato sauce, salt and herbs. He also took B12 supplements. But, overall, he ate potatoes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. He took four blood tests over the year […]

What All Your Organs And Parts Are Worth On The Black Market

Black Market organ prices might surprise you. That’s because some body parts are worth an astounding amount of money, while others fetch a much lower price than you’d probably guess. If you’ve read the true stories of people whose organs were stolen, you know that organs aren’t the only human parts that are in demand. Everything from hair […]

When Mom’s Waters Broke She Felt Something Strange. Then Her Baby Was Born With...

Amber Nicole started vlogging on her YouTube channel because the military wife and mother of two wanted to document her journey through her third and final pregnancy. What she didn’t realize at the time, though, was that during the birth she would capture something incredibly rare on camera. In fact, an incredible one-in-80,000 occurrence has now […]

The Gross Truth About What Happens When Flies Land In Your Food

When pesky flies land on your food, you probably shoo them away and keep munching away. But should you be worried about germs? There are at least 100 different pathogens houseflies can carry, like bacteria, viruses, and parasite eggs, says Thomas J. Daniels, PhD, associate research scientist and director of Fordham University’s Vector Ecology Lab […]

This Japanese Tradition Could Help You Lead a More Meaningful Life

What’s your reason for getting up in the morning? Just trying to answer such a big question might make you want to crawl back into bed. If it does, the Japanese concept of ikigai could help. Originating from a country with one of the world’s oldest populations, the idea is becoming popular outside of Japan […]

Here’s Why Yawns Are So Contagious

Next time you’re sitting near someone who yawns, try this: Don’t yawn. Odds are, you’ll find that it’s pretty difficult to hold back. The reason that it’s hard to stifle a yawn — especially when someone nearby is doing it and you’re trying hard not to — appears to reside in the area of the brain that’s […]

This Is Why You Should Never, Ever Sleep While A Plane Is Taking Off...

You’ve made it. You managed to navigate your way through the world’s largest airport without robot assistance; you breezed through security because you didn’t pack any items that get you flagged by the TSA; and you successfully boarded the plane. Now you’re comfortable in your seat in the (kind of incredibly germ-ridden) cabin, and there’s even a little bit […]

Forget Toilet Seats – The Most Germ Infested Object In Your Home Is Your...

Towels are the most taken-for-granted things in our houses. We use them often and neglect them even more. In most houses, hand towels are shared. Towels are used to ‘cleanse’ our hands and bodies. But we often forget about the sanitation associated with the towels. We often forget that towels need to be cleansed as […]

The Gross Reasons You Should Never Refill Your Plastic Water Bottle

Just when we thought we were feeling a bit smug with ourselves for always have a bottle of water on the Tube and that like we’re told, we’ve been hit with the terrifying news that getting our recommended amount of H2O might be super, super unhealthy. Yep, while most of us are guilty of holding […]

Eating Yogurt Does Weird Things To Your Brain

Does what you eat affect your body more, or your mind? Can you just chow down on Big Macs as far as the brain goes, and be pretty much set? Or is there a deeper connection between thinking and food? A new UCLA study that’s one part gross to three parts fascinating has an idea: […]

Is Sparkling Water Bad For You?

Fizzy water has long been heralded as a healthy drink choice. One to turn to once you’ve finally weened yourself off that hardcore Diet Coke addiction. Or when you’re trying to keep properly hydrated but are getting bored of of plain old water. It is water after all, fizzy it may be, but it’s still […]

For The First Time, A Woman Has Been Cryogenically Frozen Hoping To Be Resuscitated

In today’s rapidly evolving world, it seems that miracles no longer belong to fairy tales, and are in fact getting more and more within our reach. Earlier this year, we moved one step closer to perhaps being able to bring people back from the dead, after a deceased woman in China was cryogenically frozen for […]

So, Wal-Mart Just Created Its Own Cantaloupe

Snail mail was too slow, but soon came the telephone. It changed the way we communicated. There was the printing press, that changed how we spread knowledge. Cars changed the way we travel. Avocado-slicers changed the way we sliced avocados. The point is, all these headaches were solved by creative efforts. As they say, “necessity is the […]

This Is The World’s Newest And Weirdest Milk

Do you ever lose sleep thinking that your almond, soy or coconut milk is sourced from plants that are not given the rights and the freedom they deserve? Fortunately, you can now pick up macadamia nut milk from so-called “free range trees” shipped out from Australia. Milkadamia, a Chicago-based company, is rapidly expanding and expects […]

Mom On Welfare Makes $60K A Year From The Government, Has Another Request For...

A mother of 11, who is pregnant with her 12th child and currently makes nearly $60,000 per year on government benefits, is reportedly asking the British National Health Service (NHS) to pay for a $3,900 Cesarean section because she says she is “too posh to push.” According to The Mirror, Cheryl Prudham, 32, says she is tired of giving […]

Man Donates His Liver To A Complete Stranger, Then Is Left Shocked When She...

Organ donation is one of the best things that you can do for another person. Most of the time, organs are harvested from those who’ve agreed to donate them after they’ve passed on, or family members who’ve volunteered and been lucky enough to be a biological match to save a sick loved one. Even when an […]

This Man’s Teenage Crush Called Him Just As He Was Going To Commit Suicide...

Quora is a site where people go to read insightful, in-depth answers and stories—and one in particular is blowing people away right now. Kevin Walsh found the question, “What is one moment in your life you thought could only happen in a movie” and started with a simple, “I can’t not answer this” before launching into […]

Why Honey Is The Only Food That Doesn’t Go Bad

A slew of factors—its acidity, its lack of water and the presence of hydrogen peroxide—work in perfect harmony, allowing the sticky treat to last forever. Modern archaeologists, excavating ancient Egyptian tombs, have often found something unexpected amongst the tombs’ artifacts: pots of honey, thousands of years old, and yet still preserved. Through millennia, the archaeologists […]

I Was Misdiagnosed With An Allergy & Panic Attacks Until An X-Ray Finally Revealed...

Earlier this year, at age 34, I experienced what I self-diagnosed to be an allergic reaction. I wasn’t the only one to diagnose it as an allergic reaction—doctors did, too. It took thousands of dollars, multiple office visits, and a number of tests to ultimately determine what was really wrong. The first time it happened […]

Little Boy Dies From Carbon Monoxide Poison Leaking From The Fridge After Parents Thought...

A 10-year-old was tragically killed when a fridge at his family’s holiday cabin started leaking carbon monoxide . Gavin Klebs’ parents thought their child had come down with the flu when he started vomiting, and believed he had passed it on to his sister, who was also complaining of a headache. After giving the children […]

Here’s Why You Must Start Donating Blood Today Proven By Science

Every one of us has come across Blood donation drives at least once in our life. There might be camps set up in school, hospitals or even in the workplace. Television commercials and radio broadcasts encourage us to donate blood so that someone’s life can be saved. A single blood donation could help up to […]

Health Officials Are Warning Texans To Stay Out Of Harvey Floodwaters For A Disturbing...

As flooding from Hurricane Harvey continues to rise and spread, officials are warning thousands of Texans to avoid the water. Floodwaters act as sponges for hazards. As they bubble past city streets and inundate cars and homes, they collect sharp objects, sweep up insects and wildlife, and gather human waste. But staying out of the […]

Here’s Why Your Blood Is Red But Your Veins Are Blue

Our body is a constant source of mystery and even though we walk around on a daily basis not knowing certain things about ourselves, this is what makes the process of self discovery even more fun. One of the most commonly considered mysteries of the human body has to do with our veins. After all, […]

Here’s What Actually Hides Inside Your Pimples

Pimple popping videos are disgusting. Period. And yet — for the millions of people who can’t stop watching them online — they’re also deeply satisfying. There’s just something cleansing about seeing so much gunk removed from the human body. But even if you’re a seasoned popaholic, you might not know where all that pimple gunk […]

Now When You Google “Depression” This Is What You’ll Be Greeted With

The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that around 16 million adults in the US have at least one major bout of depression per year, that’s almost 7 percent of the total population. Worldwide, the World Health Organisation estimates that around 350 million people are suffering from depression at any one time. Around one in five Americans […]

Why Are Some Americans Paying $8,000 For A Shot Of Teenage Blood

Let’s get this out of the way first: there’s very little convincing evidence that the blood of young people will slow down aging in old people. Nevertheless, there’s apparently just enough evidence going around for enigmatic organizations to pay through the nose for the blood of teenagers, just in case the cure for oldness does […]

One of America’s Most Popular Ice Cream Brands Contains Deadly Herbicide – Throw It...

ALERT – PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT THIS IS A HEALTH HAZARD SITUATION WHERE THERE IS A REASONABLE PROBABILITY THAT THE USE OF THIS PRODUCT CAN CAUSE ADVERSE HEALTH CONSEQUENCES. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY. The Organic Consumer’s Association has just released a controversial new report, finding that glyphosate, a dangerous herbicide linked to cancer, is in at least 10 of […]

Have A Migraine Headache – Place A Banana Peel On Your Forehead For An...

More than 47 million Americans suffer or have suffered from migraines. Migraines can cause a severe throbbing or pulsing pain/sensation which can last anywhere from hours to days.  Many choose to take painkillers to help subside the pain, but a doctor by the name of Fayyaz Ahmed, says taking painkillers on a regular basis can […]

Study Finds 100 Year Old Drug Reverses Autism Symptoms

A new study reveals that the key to reversing autism symptoms may lie in a drug that was discovered more than a century ago. Dr. Robert Naviaux of the San Diego School of Medicine led the study. Naviaux is internationally known for his expertise in human genetics, inborn errors of metabolism, and mictochondrial medicine. After […]

Woman Has Over 200 Stones Removed From Body In One Operation – Doctors Blame...

Surgeons in a China removed more than 200 stones from a woman’s body in a single operation last week. They claimed that the stones, found in the woman’s gallbladder and liver, were most likely caused by the fact that she had regularly skipped breakfast for more than a decade. Some of the stones were as […]

Why Souping Is Better Than Juicing

What do you get when you combine the popularity of bone broth with the juicing phenomenon? One big healthy eating trend. So how does souping — which is basically a short-term soup diet — match up to juicing? While it promises to give your digestion system a break similar to juicing, it’s unlikely to lead […]

9 Side Effects Of Lemon Juice/ Water That You Should Not Ignore

Most side effects of lemon juice are due to overdose, say over 3 cups/day. The lemon acids can erode tooth enamel, worsen canker sores, and trigger migraines. Lemon juice can also aggravate GERD symptoms like heartburn and keep stomach ulcers from healing. While its high vit. C content can upset your stomach, as a natural […]

What You Should Know About Drinking Water During Meals

A daily intake of 2-3 liters is mandatory for the proper functioning of the organ systems. The digestive system relies a lot upon water to carry out digestion and elimination effectively. Although, a much-debated topic, scientific researchers have proved that drinking water while eating has various health benefits. To have or not to have water […]

Popular Food Myths: What To Believe and Not Believe

We’ve heard it all: Fat is bad! Carbs are bad! Don’t have too much protein! Food myths are all over the internet but are rarely backed by facts. But should we be surprised? This is the same internet brimming with conspiracies like if the Beatles ever existed. (What?!) With your sanity in mind, we’ve taken […]