Health

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People left baffled after learning what happens to piercings when you die

An autopsy technician has revealed what happens to your piercings once you pass away, and there’s one particular piercing that receives special treatment. While many of us ponder the mysteries of what comes after life—be it a spiritual afterlife, reincarnation, or simply nothingness—there’s a more tangible question for those adorned with body art: what becomes […]

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I got freckle tattoos — people say they will ‘age like a tramp stamp’

Her new freckles are getting heckled. Australian cosmetic tattoo artist Daisy Foxglove is going viral on TikTok for inking a client’s face with fake freckles, with one critic arguing the dots will “age like a tramp stamp.” In a video posted Monday from Brisbane, Foxglove invites viewers to watch as she completes a “full face of heavy-coverage freckle […]

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Turns Out, CPR Doll’s Face Is A Copy Of 19th Century Drowned Woman’s Face

You’d probably be surprised how many everyday objects and common things have ridiculous, bizarre, or even hilarious origin stories. Like the stethoscope! This ingenious piece of medical equipment, which became an inseparable part of a doctor’s image, was actually invented under quite amusing circumstances. Back in the day (the 19th century, to be precise), when […]

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School Bans 5-Year-Old’s Haircut That Hides His Alopecia

There have been a number of reports in the news lately of school or school sports “policy” concerning Black people’s hair. There were girls crying because school officials wouldn’t allow her dreadlocks. Recently, there was the young man who wouldn’t be allowed to wrestle in his school match unless he cut off his hair. Now, […]

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Words You Should Never Google, According to Those Who Have

The internet: a vast library of information, a source of endless entertainment, and a potential rabbit hole of disturbing content. Sometimes, that perfectly innocent search query can lead you down a path you never intended. We’ve all been there. You type in a seemingly harmless word, and suddenly you’re bombarded with graphic images or unsettling […]

Mayukh Saha

Mayukh Saha

Freelance Writer

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Scientists Develop Blood Test for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

A new blood test is highly accurate at diagnosing chronic fatigue syndrome, offering for the first time an objective way to identify the sometimes disabling condition that is estimated to affect up to 2.5 million people in the U.S.  A University of Oxford-led research team compared test results among 61 people with chronic fatigue syndrome, […]

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More Women are Psychopaths than Previously Thought, expert claims

Psychopaths on TV and in films, like Patrick Bateman and Tom Ripley, are usually guys who are also violent criminals. People may think that this makes it more likely that most psychopaths are guys, but an academic now says this may not be the case. An expert at Anglia Ruskin University named Dr. Clive Boddy […]

Chantel Brink

Chantel Brink

Freelance Writer

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How to lower your blood pressure without using medication

High blood pressure might be deceiving because it rarely displays symptoms. The CDC estimates that 50% of men and 44% of women in the U.S. are affected, so it’s a significant concern. The prevalence is higher in men. That means what? You may be high. A stressful job or family circumstances, dramatic intake, dealing with […]

Chantel Brink

Chantel Brink

Freelance Writer