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15 Things you probably didn’t know about sex

Noses engorge during sex. It’s due to the increased blood flow during intercourse. A study proved that wearing socks increases the chances for an orgasm. Be careful of a static shock though. Sex burns more calories for men that it does for women. In two weeks, a man makes enough sperm to impregnate every women on the planet. You get ...

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Girl named Luck fights brain cancer and wins

Many of you Chivers know Marissa Luck, the bubbly Chivette with those amazing eyes. Life is good for Marissa right now but only couple years ago, at the much-too-young age of 19, she got news that she had brain cancer. “I knew something was wrong. I couldn’t control my mood at all, which is not like me. I used to ...

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Kolmanskop a Nambian Ghost Town

Diamonds were found in the Nambi desert in southern Namibia and that fueled German miners to set up the town of Kolmanskop. The town was built in the German style of the time and included such amenities as a hospital, ballroom, power station, school, theatre and sport-hall, casino, ice factory, and the first x-ray-station in the southern hemisphere and Africa’s first ...

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The Rock hit a dude’s car and then they became best friends

There’s a lot of advantages of being The Rock; you’re pretty much a superhuman, you’re a movie star, and you’ve dropped The People’s Elbow on countless victims. Add accident forgiveness to that list. Dwayne Johnson posted this to his Instagram account yesterday. You can hit our car anytime, The Rock.

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How much pain can you take, introducing the Schmidt Sting Pain Index

The Schmidt Pain Index was developed by Dr. Justin Schmidt, an entomologist, as a method for comparing the pain of various different insect stings he experienced during his work. The scale runs from 1 to 4, with four being the most painful. Pain can be subjective, varying from person ti person, and this scale is therefor not absolute. And if ...

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Truths That Are Actually Stranger Than Fiction

The easy part about school is taking the facts the teacher tells you and regurgitating them come test time. But what about the facts you just can’t believe? We’re told to question everything, so it’s no surprise that there are some things out there that just can’t be real, no matter what anyone tells you. Somehow, these facts are true, ...

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Firefighter attends graduation of a girl he saved 17 years ago

17 years ago, Dawnielle Davison almost lost her life. She was just an infant, stuck in house engulfed by flames. When firefighters arrived, they had no idea anyone was in the home, but Mike Hughes rushed in anyways. Had he not rushed in, he would not have found the infant in her crib and the outcome could have been far ...

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This man has perfected the dry aged ribeye

Imgur user threxx shares his method for dry aging a rib roast and cooking it to perfection. He starts with a 15 pound USDA prime rib roast from Costco and removes the original packing to place it in an Umai Dry Age bag. The whole piece of meat goes in the refrigerator on a rack for 30-60 days. Then the ...

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A pilot lets us in on his exclusive view during a flight

Chris Manno, a pilot flying from Dallas to Seattle, says the cockpit view on that trip is a well kept secret. “So few ever see the breathtaking tapestry scrolling under the nose that it’s best no one in the cabin knows what they’re missing.” Luckily he decided to share the trip with us less privileged individuals, narrating the scenery in ...

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Abandoned Chinese Fishing Village Being Swallowed By Nature

Shengsi, an archipelago of almost 400 islands at the mouth of China’s Yangtze river, holds a secret shrouded in time – an abandoned fishing village being reclaimed by nature. These photos by Tang Yuhong, a creative photographer based in Nanning, take us into this lost village on Goqui island.

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Turns out Easter Island heads have detailed bodies

Easter Island’s monumental stone heads are well-known, but there’s more to the story: all along, the sculptures have secretly had torsos, buried beneath the earth. Archaeologists have documented 887 of the massive statues, known as moai, but there may be up to as many as a 1,000 of them on the island. What do these uncovered hieroglyphics mean? The giant ...

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80’s toys that went for a small fortune on ebay

Don’t you wish you still had some of these toys? Lite-Brite Nintendo Rainbow Brite Doll Garbage Pail Kids: Adam Bomb Transformers: Optimus Prime and Megatron Action Figures Fisher-Price Yellow Roof Little People Family Play House Teddy Ruxpin Casey The Talking Robot Strawberry Shortcake: Berry Happy Home Doll House Fireball Island Fisher-Price Little People Parking Garage “Glitter and Gold” Jem Michael ...

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Every ghost town has a story

Bodie, CA By the 1870s this former gold town in the Sierra Nevada mountains was booming with 10,000 residents, saloons, a red-light district, and opium dens. The decline took a while, with its post office finally shutting down in 1942. The city is in “arrested decay” today, but the stores are still stocked. Don’t try to take a piece of ...

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