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5 (Now Defunct) Medical Terms That You Won’t Believe Actually Existed

Dec 18, 14 5 (Now Defunct) Medical Terms That You Won’t Believe Actually Existed

Posted by in Health, WTF???

Modern medicine is home to some pretty interesting names for actual conditions, such as Walking Corpse Syndrome, Alice in Wonderland Syndrome, and Geographic Tongue. Medical terms throughout history have given way to modern medical terms, sometimes due to political correctness. Here are five medical terms that you won’t believe were once included in the medical lexicon.

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Activists To Send DVDs Of ‘The Interview’ To North Korea By Balloon

Dec 17, 14 Activists To Send DVDs Of ‘The Interview’ To North Korea By Balloon

Posted by in Media & Entertainment, WTF???

Human rights activists have announced that they plan to smuggle copies of controversial U.S. comedy The Interview into North Korea using hydrogen balloons upon the film’s release on DVD. The balloons will be launched from neighbouring South Korea, travelling for several hours before dropping their cargo near the North’s capital, Pyongyang.

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British Mother Sells Her Own Breast Milk For $20 A Bottle

Dec 13, 14 British Mother Sells Her Own Breast Milk For $20 A Bottle

Posted by in Lifestyle, WTF???

Whether you want some breast milk for body building or “sexual preferences” — one British woman can sell it to you for $20 a bottle, and she isn’t going to judge you for it. Rebecca Hudson, a 26-year-old mom of four kids living in the UK, has decided to sell her own breast milk in order to afford Christmas presents for her kids. Surprisingly, there appears to be a market for it.

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Double Trouble? What Your Breast Size Says About You

Dec 11, 14 Double Trouble? What Your Breast Size Says About You

Posted by in Science, WTF???

Both men and women are obsessed with breasts. The average American bra size has swelled up from 34B to 34DD in just a 30-year time span due to better education on bra fit, breast augmentation, and obesity. And a woman’s breast size can reveal more than just how big (or small) her breasts are — it can speak volumes when it comes to her personality and lifestyle.

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The Real Reason For The Rosetta Mission: Aliens!

Dec 09, 14 The Real Reason For The Rosetta Mission: Aliens!

Posted by in Space, WTF???

Rosetta has managed to land a probe on a comet, only to discover organic molecules on the surface of said comet. That stuff’s pretty cool, but it’s a shame that the $1.72 billion project has not yet succeeded at its primary mission – to investigate whether or not the comet was actually an extraterrestrial spacecraft from which NASA scientists had started receiving radio signals some 20 years before Rosetta’s launch.

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Man’s $80K iPhone Proposal Goes Horribly, Horribly Wrong

Dec 04, 14 Man’s $80K iPhone Proposal Goes Horribly, Horribly Wrong

Posted by in Technology, WTF???

We’ve all either seen it, heard about it or had it happen to someone we know: a guy pulls out all the stops, going to tremendous length to propose to the love of his life – only to crash and burn after she shoots him down. Recently, a Chinese computer programmer took things to a whole new level.

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Dad With Brain Cancer Reveals Secret Life As Spider-Man Before Death

Dec 02, 14 Dad With Brain Cancer Reveals Secret Life As Spider-Man Before Death

Posted by in Lifestyle, WTF???

Before losing his years-long battle with brain cancer on Nov. 25, Aaron Purmort had some things to get off his chest. The married father of one sat down with his wife Nora to hash out the details in his obituary, a moment in which Nora says she “never laughed and cried more in one sitting.”

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Want More Pubic Hair? There’s A Surgery For That

Nov 29, 14 Want More Pubic Hair? There’s A Surgery For That

Posted by in Health, WTF???

It looks like Cameron Diaz was right: Women don’t want a hairless vagina for life. In South Korea, (vagina) hair restoration surgery is on the rise. According to Refinery 29, some Koreans feel pressure from other women, not men, to get the procedure done.

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Cannabis Oil Helped Stop 8-Year-Old’s Seizures

Nov 29, 14 Cannabis Oil Helped Stop 8-Year-Old’s Seizures

Posted by in Health, WTF???

A go-to argument for marijuana opponents is that its legalization will lead to more use among young teens and kids, as it becomes more accessible. But while all-out legalization is one issue, what about when those kids need it medicinally?Eight-year-old Forrest Smelser, from Eugene, Ore., is one of those kids.

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McDonald’s Fights Fry Thievery With New App Feature

Nov 28, 14 McDonald’s Fights Fry Thievery With New App Feature

Posted by in Technology, WTF???

McDonald’s Canada is trying to prevent a crime that has been sweeping the nation with the release of a new mobile app feature aimed at stopping fry theft. In an ad plugging a new feature that the fast-food giant calls the Defender, McDonald’s says it has noticed a “troubling rise” in fry crimes or “frimes” across the country.

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