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Man Injects 18 ‘Doses’ of Semen Into Arm to Cure Back Pain, Ends Up in Hospital

In a new case study, Irish doctors report the baffling case of a 33-year-old man who injected his own semen intravenously for a year and a half, a self-developed “cure” intended to treat his chronic back pain. It does not appear to have worked. Read More >>

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How Much Human Skin Does a Person Ingest Over the Course of Their Lifetime?

The average American – and presumably a British person too – eats almost a tonne of food a year. This breaks down to roughly 630 of milk, cheese and ice cream, 185 pounds of meat, and an increasingly high dosage of anti-depressants. But where does human flesh fit in? Humans shed something like 500 million skin cells a day. The fact is that these literal millions of shed cells are making it right into our mouths, often – especially – when we think we’re only eating a couple of eggs or whatever. Read More >>

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Scientists Shoot Human Heads Filled With Cow Blood for Science

Science isn’t always telescopes and new species. Some research, like the kind that helps forensics experts better understand crime scenes, requires experiments you might find just a little, well, morbid. Read More >>

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Experts Say Cleaning Underwear in a Hotel Kettle is ‘Super Super Super Super Gross’ So Maybe Don’t Do It

"Real question: does anyone I know clean their underwear in a kettle when travelling?" Read More >>

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What the Hell is this Sponge-Like Crap Washing Up on France’s Shores?

Late last week, strange sponge-like clumps began washing ashore in northern France. By the weekend, thousands of the foamy yellow balls were seen along nearly 20 miles of the coastline. Local authorities aren’t sure where the unsightly stuff is coming from, and an investigation is currently underway. Read More >>

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Look at This Crazy Brain Cyst

A 27-year-old man had been suffering frequent headaches and had been falling over frequently for around three years. But when he had a seizure, he headed to emergency department. They took an MRI and found THIS. Read More >>

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Couple Claims They Ordered Pizza on UberEats But Received… Oh My God What Is That?!

For all I know, Uber’s food delivery service UberEats is a perfectly fine method of ordering food. But the stomach-turning product that a Canadian couple claims showed up at their door instead of pizza ensures that I’ll be thinking twice about placing an order. Read More >>

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Discord Has a Child Porn Problem

In February, Gizmodo reported that many Discord users were facing abuse and were given no clear recourse. Among the issues endemic to the voice- and text-chat platform was the anonymous and unsolicited dissemination of child pornography, a problem which seems to have only gotten worse. Read More >>

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You Can Buy ‘Vintage Milk’ on Amazon

The internet is a vast place and somewhere, in its vastness, someone is trying to sell “vintage milk.” Read More >>

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Sensor Can Sniff Out 17 Diseases Using Just Your Breath

Usually, the only thing I can tell from another person’s breath is whether they’re drunk (or the last time they’ve brushed their teeth). But an international team of scientists has created a system that can diagnose disease solely from the chemicals you exhale. A disease fingerprint for your breath. A breathprint of death. A deathprint. Read More >>

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Leg Waxing in Extreme Slow Motion Is Excruciating to Watch

We already know that waxing any part of your body is extremely unpleasant. But the point is further driven home when you watch The Slow Mo Guys wax their own legs at 28,000 frames per second through the lens of a Phantom V2511 slo-mo camera. Living with hairy legs doesn’t seem so awful in comparison. [YouTube] Read More >>

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Video Called ‘Moving Plant to the Left 3,000 Times’ Shows Plant Being Moved to the Left 3,000 Times

In his most recent upload, Schnooleheletteletto pushes a potted plant to the left, with varying degrees of force, 3,000 times over the course of 77 minutes. This is a classic Schnoo troll, one that bears more resemblance to an art project than the sort of disingenuous mockery we usually association the word with. Read More >>

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Here’s What Preparing Sashimi Doesn’t Sound Like

Raw fish is an art form, and unlike those novellas that sent me to A&E, it’s meant to be eaten. But listen closely as terrible the video’s terrible foley ruins any appetite you were about to work up. Read More >>

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The 7 Grossest Things the Internet Has Done to McDonald’s Food

McDonald’s food is already pretty unappealing, but as a lifetime of internet consumption has taught me, the moral bottom is limitless. Here are the most repulsive secondary preparations for food ostensibly cooked by a 53-year-old clown. Read More >>

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Watch Up Close as a Hornet Hatches from a Cocoon

It’s slightly uncomfortable to see a hornet climb out of its cocoon from this close of an angle, but there’s also something really captivating about seeing it stretch out to discover its own body and surroundings for the first time. I imagine it must be like waking up with a massive hangover with no memory of what happened the night before. Read More >>