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Vaginal rejuvenation or mutilation?

Jan 28, 15 Vaginal rejuvenation or mutilation?

Posted by in Health, WTF???

One of the fastest growing cosmetic surgeries performed in the United States — actually the entire Western world — is labiaplasty, a procedure that alters, or in some cases entirely removes, the labia minora and/or the labia majora (labia are the vaginal lips). 5,070 such procedures performed in the U.S. during 2013, a whopping 44 percent increase over the preceding year.

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The science of superstition

Jan 25, 15 The science of superstition

Posted by in Science, WTF???

We’ve picked an interesting array of items to serve as good luck charms: horseshoes, four-leaf clovers, the number seven, wishbones, shooting stars, and (of course) rabbit’s feet. Or maybe you’re a creative type and use an old blankie or a pair of socks. Superstitions let you choose your own adventure.

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Painting with your penis: Pricasso pioneers a new artform

Jan 24, 15 Painting with your penis: Pricasso pioneers a new artform

Posted by in Lifestyle, WTF???

If the true mark of an artist can be told through the tools of his trade, than Pricasso, the Australian artist who paints pictures with his penis is an innovator in the loosest sense of the term. Clad in an oversized pink cowboy hat and a flashy pink thong to match, this conspicuous crotch creator can make you a painting of Bill Clinton "not" engaging in sexual relations with Monica Lewinsky fifteen minutes or less.

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New radar allows law enforcement to see into your home

Jan 23, 15 New radar allows law enforcement to see into your home

Posted by in Technology, WTF???

More than 50 U.S. law enforcement agencies are using a type of radar that effectively lets officers peer through the walls of homes to determine whether anyone is inside. Agencies began using the radar, known as Range-R, more than two years ago without informing the public and with little notice to the courts.

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Bipartisan anti-vaxxers and the weird science behind conspiracies

Jan 22, 15 Bipartisan anti-vaxxers and the weird science behind conspiracies

Posted by in Science, WTF???

A column republished on the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity website stirred up quite a bit of controversy last week due to claims the terrorist attack on satirical French newspaper Charlie Hebdo was a “false flag operation.” If you’re the type of person who believes this, there’s a good chance your political beliefs fall on the more extreme side of the left-right spectrum.

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Rivers flow with ecstasy after Taiwanese music festival

Jan 21, 15 Rivers flow with ecstasy after Taiwanese music festival

Posted by in Media & Entertainment, Science, WTF???

People do a lot of drugs at music festivals. Then, people pee them out—and it could be messing with aquatic life. A recent study found that during and directly after a major pop music festival in Taiwan, levels of party drugs like MDMA and ketamine rose in a nearby river. Caffeine, acetaminophen and pseudoephedrine levels in the river spiked too.

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The right beer for your favorite Girl Scout cookies

Jan 20, 15 The right beer for your favorite Girl Scout cookies

Posted by in Lifestyle, WTF???

The Girl Scouts announced plans to offer their delicious, addictive and in-absolutely-no-way-good-for-you cookies through a digital marketplace for the first time ever. Once the sheer euphoria of knowing that I no longer had to even get off my fat arse to buy Girl Scout cookies passed, though, I was struck down by the stunning and tragic realization that I had no idea what type of beer to drink with my Thin Mints

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This is what happens when scientists experiment on themselves

Jan 18, 15 This is what happens when scientists experiment on themselves

Posted by in Science, WTF???

Scientists will do just about anything in their quest for knowledge, and using their own bodies as a test subject is no exception. Recently an entomologist fully documented his bot fly experience, from the implantation of the egg to the immersion of the tiny fly. The video is cringe-worthy, to say the very least, but it’s by far not the only act of self-experimentation done all in the name of science.

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Fish sperm could help recycle and extract rare metals

Jan 17, 15 Fish sperm could help recycle and extract rare metals

Posted by in Science, WTF???

Rare earth metals like neodymium are becoming an increasingly important part of modern life, used to make everything from tiny batteries to wind turbines to television screens. Japanese researchers looking for a more environmentally friendly alternative to refine them have happened upon an unlikely potential candidate: salmon sperm.

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Finally: Beer made from endangered whale testicles!

Jan 16, 15 Finally: Beer made from endangered whale testicles!

Posted by in Science, WTF???

You know what’s better than making a really unusual beer out of exotic ingredients? Pissing off conservationists by using bits of a creature that’s already on the road to extinction in your brew. That’s exactly what a brewery in Iceland is doing. A brew made from such exotic ingredients almost has to be good, but in this case, it’s especially special.

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