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Sending Smells From Your Phone Becomes A Reality

Sep 14, 14 Sending Smells From Your Phone Becomes A Reality

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In an interview recorded to mark his birthday, Mel Brooks’ celebrated comic character The 2000 Year Old Man addressed what he considered to be the most worrying development in the modern world. His major concern was not, he explained, related to matters such as world peace or the erosion of individual liberty. “It’s something much more important than that,” he said. “Smell."

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Kick Your Smoking Habit With Magic Mushrooms?

Sep 13, 14 Kick Your Smoking Habit With Magic Mushrooms?

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A small group of longtime smokers were able to kick their nicotine habit after taking psilocybin—the same hallucinogenic present in magic mushrooms—in a cognitive behavioral therapy treatment program at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. All 15 participants had tried to quit smoking cigarettes before, with nicotine replacement and drugs alike, and all had failed.

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The New iPhone And The Average American Penis

Sep 12, 14 The New iPhone And The Average American Penis

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The release of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus had the entire world abuzz on Tuesday. The phones boast a number of new capabilities, which, according to TechRadar, include faster performance, improved health-metric measuring, and a better camera. But what's really interesting — to everyone including Kelly Ripa, it seems — is the size of the new phones.

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Surprise? Nursing Homes Give Patients With Dementia Expensive Pills They Don’t Need

Sep 12, 14 Surprise? Nursing Homes Give Patients With Dementia Expensive Pills They Don’t Need

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More than 90 percent of proxies for nursing home residents with advanced dementia state their goal of care is comfort, while the Institute of Medicine recommends health care professionals minimize “senseless and burdensome” interventions for patients with life-limiting illness. Now, a new study finds most nursing home residents with advanced dementia receive medications with questionable benefit at substantial cost.

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Wait, What? Woman, Just 12 Weeks Pregnant, Charged With Child Endangerment

Sep 10, 14 Wait, What? Woman, Just 12 Weeks Pregnant, Charged With Child Endangerment

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A pregnant 21-year-old woman in Montana has been charged with child endangerment in her first 12 weeks of pregnancy after recording her third felony in a year and failing a drug test. Reproductive rights organizations have come to Casey Gloria Allen’s defense saying that at 12 weeks she is still eligible for an abortion and may not have known she was pregnant in the first place.

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Masculine Men More Likely To Have Lousy Sperm

Sep 08, 14 Masculine Men More Likely To Have Lousy Sperm

Posted by in Health, Science, WTF???

Guys with classically masculine facial features, such as square jawlines and pronounced cheekbones, may produce sperm of a lower quality than men who don’t share the same features, a new study finds. The findings rely on an oft-studied phenomenon in the animal kingdom known as the phenotype-linked fertility hypothesis.

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False Cancer Diagnosis Leads To Woman Having Half Of Her Rectum Removed

Sep 05, 14 False Cancer Diagnosis Leads To Woman Having Half Of Her Rectum Removed

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A 68-year-old patient at Florida Hospital in Orlando claims that a misdiagnosis by doctors led to half of her rectum being removed this past January. According to a lawsuit filed this past Tuesday, the unidentified elderly woman is looking to obtain medical records proving that tissue samples taken during a routine colonoscopy were mixed up with a man suffering from rectal cancer.

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Your Face Is A Sex Playground For Mites

Aug 29, 14 Your Face Is A Sex Playground For Mites

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Spoiler – this is going to make your skin crawl. Be warned, but I’ve been itching to tell you about Demodex, a mite that loves to live in the pores on your face and its habits are pretty disgusting. These tiny bugs “crawl about your face in the dark, lay eggs in your pores, and release a burst of feces when they die.” And of course they like to have sex on your beautifully pampered facial skin. Nice.

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Instant chemistry? Company Determines Long-Term Compatibility From DNA Swab

Aug 25, 14 Instant chemistry? Company Determines Long-Term Compatibility From DNA Swab

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Sitting in their car one spring day last year, Chandani Sheth and Steve Male couldn't wait to get what they deemed to be critical information about the state of their relationship. They anxiously pried open a package, took out the contents and made a little joke about the test they were about to take.

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5 Weird Things That Cause Orgasms

Aug 24, 14 5 Weird Things That Cause Orgasms

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Ask a woman what an orgasm feels like, and she’ll probably tell you that it falls somewhere along the lines of a tingly feeling that intensifies to the point that it’s felt overwhelmingly throughout the whole body — at least that seems to be the general consensus among Reddit users. But despite what you may believe, they don’t always have to result from sex.

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