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How To Get Resveratrol Without Taking A (Ridiculous) Red Wine Bath

Oct 22, 14 How To Get Resveratrol Without Taking A (Ridiculous) Red Wine Bath

Posted by in Health, WTF???

Drinking a glass of red wine makes us feel healthy and divine, but the rich and famous have decided to reap the benefits of this alcoholic beverage in an unusual way — bathing in it. Celebrities have turned to vinotherapy to immerse not just their mouth, but their bodies in the crimson wave of liquor to boost circulation of red blood cells and mask free radicals with the compound resveratrol.

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Ontario Man Sets Sights High With World’s First Hemp Plane

Oct 20, 14 Ontario Man Sets Sights High With World’s First Hemp Plane

Posted by in Science, WTF???

Derek Kesek plans to be flying high in the world’s first hemp plane next year. At first, people laughed when the Burlington, Ont., former organic restaurant owner said he was going to build a plane made out of hemp. “Can you smoke it, too?” they jibed. “But, they’re not laughing at me now,” the environmental activist told the Star this week.

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Why Certain Men Should Be Sitting Down To Pee

Oct 19, 14 Why Certain Men Should Be Sitting Down To Pee

Posted by in Health, WTF???

Forget how it might bruise your ego; if sitting down on the toilet improves your ability to urinate comfortably because you suffer from a prostate condition, such as lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), there’s no shame in the act. A new study in PLOS ONE finds that while sitting down, men who suffer from LUTS are able to urinate faster, with greater force, and leave less urine behind in their bladders.

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Your Beer May Be Making You Look Like A Slut

Oct 18, 14 Your Beer May Be Making You Look Like A Slut

Posted by in Science, WTF???

A typical girls' night out may include a couple of wine glasses, cocktails, and beers at the bar. And no matter a woman’s beverage of choice, simply sitting by her glass may send off the wrong signal. According to a recent study, women who simply sat next to a beer at the bar were perceived by both men and women as more flirtatious and more likely to consent to sex.

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Think Of Us As A Blood Bank, But For Poop

Oct 17, 14 Think Of Us As A Blood Bank, But For Poop

Posted by in Health, WTF???

An MIT postdoctoral associate has created a nonprofit that pays volunteers to provide doctors with stool samples. Mark Smith's nonprofit, OpenBiome, pays qualified individuals under 50 years old $40 a day for their bowel movements - and it's saving lives. "Think of us as a blood bank, but for poop," Mr. Smith told Boston.com on Wednesday.

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Italians To Get High On Their Own Supply

Oct 15, 14 Italians To Get High On Their Own Supply

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In an effort to reduce the cost of medical marijuana for consumers, Italians may be on the verge of getting their own homegrown medical marijuana operation, courtesy of their military. Italy legalized medical marijuana in 2007, but only “a few dozen” people signed up, largely because it is far more expensive to buy marijuana at a pharmacy in Italy than it is from a dealer on the street.

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Company Recalls Marijuana Sodas After Explosions In Stores

Oct 12, 14 Company Recalls Marijuana Sodas After Explosions In Stores

Posted by in Lifestyle, WTF???

Every company wants a product that will just explode off the shelves. And Top Shelf Cannabis in Bellingham, Wash., got just that — literally, with its latest product, marijuana-infused pomegranate sparkling soda.

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Comcast Gets A Customer Fired – For Daring To Complain?

Oct 09, 14 Comcast Gets A Customer Fired – For Daring To Complain?

Posted by in Technology, WTF???

I’ll be honest, as a Brit who has no experience with Comcast other than the dreadful things I read about their customer service on the Internet, they are beginning to look like the telecommunications equivalent of bumbling villains, like Bowser or Harry and Marv from Home Alone. That is, until someone reaches the higher echelons of management with their complaint, after which things get a little less funny.

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Cold-Pressed Kale Slurpees? 7-Eleven Is Going Healthy

Oct 05, 14 Cold-Pressed Kale Slurpees? 7-Eleven Is Going Healthy

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7-Eleven plus P90X equals profits and an image boost. That's what the convenience store chain is betting as it rolls out a new line of healthy products at key California locations. Dallas-based 7-Eleven will begin to sell nutritional foods and beverages made by Tony Horton Kitchen in 104 stores across the Los Angeles market, the company announced Tuesday.

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The 8,000-Calorie Breakfast That Comes With A Health Waiver

Oct 04, 14 The 8,000-Calorie Breakfast That Comes With A Health Waiver

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Your stomach will start to feel full once there’s about a liter of pulverized, liquefied food inside, which doesn’t bode well if you’re attempting “The Hibernator,” an 8,000-calorie breakfast served at the British restaurant (slash makeshift funeral home) Bear Grills. At four times the daily recommended calorie intake, The Hibernator isn’t your average light and fit meal.

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