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Monthly Archives: September, 2012

The man who can’t forget

20-year-old Welsh man, Aurelien Hayman, has a highly advanced autobiographical memory, a condition called hyperthymesia. He can remember every detail from any given day during his teenage years. Advertisements

September 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Man dies after friends put eel in his anus

A 59-year-old Chinese man was taken to Sichuan hospital with abdominal pain, dehydration, and severe anal bleeding. Doctors, who were perplexed by his condition, performed an exploratory laparotomy. They then … Continue reading

September 29, 2012 · 3 Comments

Man serves his own penis at dinner party

22-year-old Japanese man Mao Sugiyama, voluntarily had his genitals surgically removed. Sugiyama, who is asexual, then served his penis, testicles and scrotum to guests at a dinner party, garnished with … Continue reading

September 28, 2012 · 3 Comments

The girl who doesn’t age

Brooke Greenberg (left) looks like a toddler, but she is actually 16 years old. She has hardly aged, physically or mentally, since her birth. She is 76cm tall (30 inches) … Continue reading

September 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Leg sutured to man’s groin

25-year-old truck driver Israel Sarrio, lost his arm in a traffic accident. Doctors at the Levante Rehabilitation Centre in Valencia were able to reattach the arm, but the stump soon became infected. In … Continue reading

September 26, 2012 · 2 Comments

World’s tallest man saves two dolphins

Two dolphins in an aquarium in Fushun, China, fell ill after eating plastic from around the edge of their pool. The plastic shards became lodged in the animal’s stomachs. Veterinarians … Continue reading

September 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Paralyzed rats walk again

A team of scientists have used a robotic harness and chemical stimulation to allow paralyzed rats to walk again. 

September 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

African sex demon

Popobawa Popobawa (meaning “bat-wing” in Swahili) is a mythical, bi-sexual sex demon said to stalk the men and women of Zazibar, Africa, and other surrounding islands. It is described as … Continue reading

September 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

Real giants

Giants are all over the place, from ancient mythology to George R.R. Martin books. They’re often depicted as huge, dumb beasts, or evil monsters with a taste for human flesh. … Continue reading

September 22, 2012 · 2 Comments

Girl with no arms makes a sandwich

Tisha Unarmed is amazing. She was born with no arms and her right leg is shorter than her left. Instead of falling into a pit of depression, she taught herself … Continue reading

September 21, 2012 · 4 Comments

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