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India Man's Headaches Caused By Pornography
2012-06-30 10:53:12

Usually when a man watches pornography, it causes headaches for the significant other in his life, but not in the case of a healthy, single man from India, who suffers from debilitating cranial pain while watching sexually-charged video footage.

Working Pen Removed From Woman's Stomach After 25 Years
2011-12-21 06:03:43

A pen that spent a quarter of a century in a woman's stomach before being removed by doctors was still in working condition, according to an incredible story published this week in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) Case Reports.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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