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Saturday, August 17, 2019

August 17, 2019

Doctors Remove $64,000 Worth Jewelry And Coins From Woman’s Stomach

Acuphagia

A bizarre story of a woman in India who swallowed jewelry and coins worth $64,000 has left people horrified. Doctors performed an operation of nearly 2 hours and took out a chunk of things from the woman's abdomen that included 69 chains, 80 earrings, 46 coins, eight lockets, 11 nose rings, four keys, five anklets and one watch dial from her abdomen.  The jewelry was taken out when Runi Khatun, 26, was admitted to a hospital on July 16 in the state of West Bengal. She had been throwing up after every meal and was in a very weak and emaciated state, according to a Daily Mail report.

Acuphagia

According to the doctors who operated on Khatun, most of the objects they found in her stomach were made of copper and brass. There were also some items made of expensive gold. Khatun's mother said that she had noticed a number of ornaments going missing from the house but she had never expected, in her wildest dreams, that her daughter was swallowing them. Sometimes she even got coins from her brother's shop and ate them. When she would be questioned by about the missing objects she would cry.

Acuphagia

Dr. Siddhartha Biswas, head of the surgery department at the Rampurhat Government Medical College and Hospital, said the operation could not take place immediately since the patient was very weak. Dr. Biswas said, "The patient looked weak and emaciated at the time when she was admitted to the hospital. Her albumin and hemoglobin count were so low that we could not perform an operation soon."

He added, "Her condition was so critical that she required at least five bottles of blood. She could not even intake food physically so we had to administer Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) to artificially inject food through her mouth." A week after the patient was stabilized, doctors performed the procedure. "If we had operated on her earlier, she wouldn't have survived," stated Dr. Biswas.

Khatun is now in a stable condition. She may be suffering from an eating disorder called Acuphagia – where people eat sharp metal objects and other indigestible items. This is however different from another condition called Pica, a psychological disorder where people eat hair, paper, drywall or paint, sharp objects, metal, stones, soil, glass, even faeces, and chalk.




There have been reports of other patients suffering from these disorders. There was a case of a man from the state of Madhya Pradesh from whose stomach doctors removed as many as 30 objects that included razor blades and screwdrivers. He had complained of having severe abdomen pain prior to being admitted to a hospital. The 30-year-old man, identified as Yogesh Thakur, was admitted to hospital on July 14.

Kusma Thakur, his mother said he would just about eat anything. An X-Ray was performed which revealed shocking results. Doctors were shocked to find objects like a knife, a screwdriver and plastic inside his stomach. In another incident, a man in the western state of Rajasthan swallowed 116 nails and had to undergo an operation in May. In yet another case 3 pounds of metal such as nuts, bolts, and jewelry were removed from the stomach of a woman last year in Gujarat, a western Indian state.

This article was originally published by Shared
August 17, 2019

Part Of Boracay Closed For Cleanup After Video Of Chinese Tourist Burying Child’s Poop In Sand Went Viral

chinese tourist, boracay

A video of a Chinese woman went viral on social media after she appeared burying diaper in the sand of Boracay beach.

The viral video received a lot of commentaries, and outrage a lot of Filipino netizens.

After went viral, the closure of some parts of the Boracay Island followed, this was to give way for a cleanup operation of the area. The drive lasted for 70 hours.

Meanwhile, the authority had been locating the allegedly Chinese woman in the viral video that will be charged for violating the anti-littering law of the country.

As we recall, Boracay Island had undergone full rehabilitation after having a list of environmental issues.

However, not way too long after it was opened to the public again such issues come to place.

Friday, August 16, 2019

August 16, 2019

Girl Unknowingly Poops Her Short In Public, Boyfriend Helps To Clean

poop girlfriend

A 19-year-old girl in Taiwan shared her most embarrassing moment with her boyfriend when she unknowingly pooped on his short.

She said that they went out for a spicy meal and realized that her stomach wasn't in good condition. They looked for public comfort room around but none is available, all are fully occupied. Out of desperation, she asked her boyfriend to drive her home.

Before riding in her boyfriend's car she harmlessly adjusted her short and soon noticed that there is something sticky and stinky, she already started pooping.

But, her boyfriend cheered her up and they took the bus rather than the car as the girl was afraid of staining the car.

Along the way her prince and shining armor hold her hand to comfort her as they arrived at home.

poop girlfriend

When finally reached home, her man opened the door and accompanied her in the toilet. The girl asked the boy that she can manage to clean it by herself, but the humble guy insisted that he will help.

Her boyfriend helped in cleaning and washing her short, and preparing a new set for his girl.

After all, the girl with teary eyes apologized to her shining armor for troubling him with such mess and embarrassing moment of her life, the man hug and comforted her that she didn't have to apologize for a mere body reaction and that anybody can have this kind of urgency.

Netizens admired the strong love of the couple, they say that through thick and thin their relationship will last for a lifetime.

August 16, 2019

Girlfriend Stabs Boyfriend To Death After Refusing To Buy Her Ice-cream and Calling Her Fat

fat girl

A terrible murder happened when a girl asked her boyfriend that she wanted to eat ice cream.

The incident happened on the midday of August 14, a couple at the 20s was walking around a shopping street. The weather is humid at the time, so the girl told her boyfriend to buy her some ice cream to eat. But in response, her boy teased her and said, "You are already fat, still want to eat ice cream?

fat girl

The girl got offended and her supposed happy face changed to dim, she became silent for the time and entered a shop to buy scissors.

When she went outside, she urgently stabbed her boyfriend 4 times using the scissors in the street. People who saw the crime shouted and called for help.

fat girl

Unfortunately, the man died before the paramedic arrived, as he lost so much blood and succumbed by his wounds. However, the girl who murdered her boyfriend was arrested after she tried to get rid of the police. The investigation is instilled as of today.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

August 15, 2019

Girls Claim That Landlord Loves Eating Vomit And Poop, Pays Them Up To $32 To Supply the ‘Goods’

poop, eating poop

Different people have their own weird interests, but some interests are just so disgusting that you might be wondering if it’s even real or just some twisted fan fiction.

A man from Taiwan reportedly had a group of girls to urinate for him to drink! And if he can’t finish it? Fret not as we live in a modernised era where the liquid can be packed and put into a refrigerator.

Apparently, the man with pays the girls NT$500 ~ 1000 (about RM66 ~133 or US$32) each time.

Attempting to be considerate, the man wears a blindfold so that the girls won’t feel stressed out or embarrassed over him seeing them in the act. However, if the girl still gets too nervous to defecate on the spot, the guy will give her a container so she can box it up for him later. If the ‘meal’ is not finished, he will refrigerate and eat it at a later time. Don’t waste ‘food’, guys.

The man is also reportedly a landlord, and his ‘supplies’ come from his female tenants, and he offers them NT$3000 (RM400) to do this ‘side job’ when he first recruits them. From then on, every time the girls voluntarily poop on his face, he will pay them NT$500 ~ 1000 (about RM66 ~133 or US$32). With this tactic, he lured around 20 girls into doing the deed.

poop, eating poop

The man also purchases used underwear and stockings from the girls for ‘research purposes’.

It was also said that he sneaks into their rooms to collect their fallen hairs and nails.

There are also times where the man will bring the girls to a fast food restaurant so that they can vomit on him later. For each vomit session, the girls can actually receive up to NT$500 (RM66 or $17). Being a ‘vomit connoisseur’, he will then explain what the vomit actually tastes like. “It tastes like sauteed corn, fragrant sesame, very fresh and delicious.” Well, at least that’s what the girls had said, according to what the man told them.

Since the allegations came to light, the man, however, said that he was actually being framed and bullied by these girls. According to him, there is a female netizen who is colluding with other netizens to discredit him. The indecent photos were said to be the photos taken when he was being bullied.

“I am a righteous person. I take care of my own image. How can a normal person do this?”

At the same time, the man also stressed that it is actually very difficult to eat feces.


By Fatin Imanina, World of Buzz
August 15, 2019

Doctors Discover a Man’s Penis Is Literally Turning into a Bone

Peyronie's disease

Last week, a 63-year-old man walked into a New York City hospital with what he expected to be a routine check on hip pain he had from a fall.

Upon receiving an x-ray, doctors discovered that he was in fact suffering from the "exceedingly rare" condition of penile ossification.

His penis was turning into an "extraskeletal bone", the doctors say in their report.


An alarming diagnosis

In the initial x-ray, doctors were looking for fractures in the patient's hip area - the man had fallen on the sidewalk.

Instead, they made an alarming and incredibly rare diagnosis. The man's penis was building up a bone-like calcification - he was suffering from penile ossification.

As the doctors describe it, there was evidence of “extensive, plaque-like calcification along the expected distribution of the penis.”

Essentially, calcium salts had accumulated in his soft tissue along his penile shaft, as can be seen in the x-ray image below.

As per the Urology Case Report, the patient showed no other symptoms typical of this condition, such as discharge or swelling.

Unfortunately, for the man himself as well as for medical researchers, no further examinations were carried out on the patient. He decided to leave the hospital, ignoring the medical advice of doctors. No treatment was administered for his condition.

Peyronie's disease
 

An extremely rare condition

While the condition is "exceedingly rare" - only 40 cases have been recorded - treatments do exist. In the case report, the doctors say that "medical and surgical treatment options exist depending on the extent of ossification and symptoms.

As Science Alert reports, the most common cause for penile ossification is Peyronie's disease, which sees fibrous scar tissue form within the penis. Other causes are trauma, end stage kidney disease, and other conditions that cause a calcium build-up in the body.

By Chris Young, Interesting Engineering

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

August 14, 2019

Homeless Man Starts Company, Becomes Rich And Hires Only Other Homeless People

homeless, businessman

Drew Goodall lives comfortably today, easily taking in £250,000 every year as a result of the success of his Sunshine Shoeshine company which almost exclusively employs homeless people and those with special needs. But while it may seem that Drew lives an especially charmed life nowadays, he will never forget the time when he himself rock bottom.

In his twenties, Drew was on the brink of a promising burgeoning career in film after securing roles in blockbusters such as Snatch and About a Boy, starring Hugh Grant. However, after this early success, the work began drying up under the pressure of cruel reviews and Drew began to run out of money. He made the decision not to go back to his parents’ home as he felt that if he did he would be admitting that his dream was dead. Unfortunately, the result of this was that he was that when he was evicted from his home, he had nowhere else to go and he was forced onto the streets for six months.

homeless, businessman

Drew’s early experiences on the streets of London were brutal. He describes begging for food as a matter of desperate survival, sleeping in cardboard boxes and the violence inflicted on him by drunks and other homeless people.

In a bid to earn some extra money, Drew decided to offer a service to the so often apathetic Londoners who walked past him every day. He decided to polish shoes and offered the service to London’s affluent business community, all the while carefully evading the police who are known to liberally use hawking laws to penalize homeless people in the most well to do areas of the city.

After six months, one of his regular customers suggested that Drew could set up his tiny shop in the lobby of his office. This proved to be a formative moment for Drew and he began to make more and more money – enough to get him off the streets.

homeless, businessman

Drew decided to expand his one man operation into a real business which he called Sunshine Shoeshine which branched out in office places across the city of London employing dozens of people, almost all of who have experienced homeless or who have special needs. Drew also donates a significant proportion of his personal salary to charity, never forgetting the journey of hardship and deprivation he had to endure to get to where he is today.

 
 
August 14, 2019

Man in China suffers lung collapse after singing high notes at karaoke

 Man in China, 65, suffers lung collapse after singing high notes at karaoke

One man from China was recently hospitalised after an enthusiastic karaoke session.

Too excited


A man from Nanchang county in Jiangxi province, surnamed Wang, had been enjoying a marathon karaoke session.

Wang admitted to Pear Video that he had been “very excited in the heat of the moment”.

After singing 10 high-pitched songs consecutively, the 65-year-old started experiencing pains in his chest, specifically his left lung, reported the South China Morning Post.

According to the man, he was having difficulty breathing as well.

Wang thought the symptoms were unusual at the time. However, he dismissed them as he had apparently sung the songs many times before, reaching the high notes without much difficulty.

The pain however, worsened when he returned home.



Collapsed lung


Upon visiting the hospital the following day, doctors revealed that Wang was suffering from a collapsed lung.

According to SMCP, a doctor from the emergency department at the Nanchang hospital, Peng Bin-Fei, stated that this was caused by the strain placed on it when trying to hit the high notes.

The condition could prove life-threatening, the doctor added.

Such injuries are reportedly common among middle-aged or older males. Those from this demographic are advised to avoid singing for more than two hours, Peng said.

By Ashley Tan,  Mothership
August 14, 2019

Most Racist Countries 2019 Surveyed by World Population Review

Most Racist Countries 2019

Determining the most racist countries in the world can be difficult, and the results might not be consistent from one study to the next. The problem with racism is that it is a hard variable to measure. Although there is no complexity within the trait of racism, it can be quite difficult to determine if someone is racist or not based on a questionnaire, which is how the majority of research into racism is conducted.

Two different articles published about three years apart by separate entities showed common finds in regard to the most racist countries in the world. In 2013, an article written by was posted on the official Washington Post website. In discussing the racism factor around the world, the article dubbed India as being the most racist country in the world. Three years later, a 2016 article on the topic of most racist countries in the world was released by Business Tech.

Though the articles were independently written and not produced under a collaborative effort between the two news sources, both articles discussed similar approaches to determining if the participants in the studies were or were not racist. This procedure is a way of highlighting why it is difficult to definitively say that a country is racist overall. The main question posed to each of the participants of every country was asking if said participants would be comfortable being neighbors with people of a race that was not the same as the participants’ race.

India Lebanon Bahrain Libya Egypt The Philippines Kuwait Palestine South Africa South Korea Malaysia Nigeria Iraq Kyrgyzstan Ecuador Algeria Pakistan Yemen Hong Kong Russia Thailand Cyprus Turkey Morocco Japan
India

India ranks as number one for the most racist country of all countries that were included in the study. Located in Southern Asia, India has a population size of roughly 1.3 billion people. The most prevalent ethnicities in India are people of Tamil, Nepali, Gujarati, Bengali, Marathi, Punjabi, Malayalam, and Kashmiri descent. These ethnic groups are all ones that originate in India, meaning that most of the people who live in India are Indian themselves.

Unlike countries like the United States that are founded on the basic principle of cultural differences and a mixing pot, if you will, India is home to people originally from the country -- as opposed to having a population comprised of immigrants who moved to the country from elsewhere later on in their lives. This detail is a huge contributing factor as to why India has been named the most racist country over the years. Approximately 43.6% of all Indian people who took the survey said that they would not be comfortable with neighbors who were of different cultures, ethnicities, or races than themselves. A heightened percentage of 64.3% of the participants from India also reported that they were either discriminated against or witnessed discrimination unfold in their home country.

India is a country with a population with little diversity in terms of nationality. Most people identify as Indian, though their ethnicities can definitely differ depending upon the area of India in which they reside or were born. Either way, if you are not used to seeing or interacting with people of different races, then it might be a bit of a cultural shock to suddenly be asked to envision yourself being neighbors with someone of different nationality than yours.

Lebanon

The demographic of Lebanon is primarily Arab people. Again, just like India, Lebanon is a country comprised of people who share a similar ethnic background. The population is split nearly fifty-fifty between Christians and Muslims, with about 40.5% of Lebanese people identifying as Christian, roughly 54% following Muslim doctrine, and the other 5.5% of the population believing in other religions.

The point to be made here is that Lebanon does not have a high level of diversity within the country's borders, meaning the people are well-acquainted with people of similar races and therefore would be averse to mingling with other races for the sole reason that they are not used to doing so in a day-by-day setting.

Bahrain


Third on the list of most racist countries is Bahrain, which is a country in the Persian Gulf and just off the coast of Saudi Arabia. Bahrain has a population that is predominately Middle Eastern individuals, but the country is home to a decent percentage of South Asian people as well. A little under 50% of people in Bahrain are Bahrainis, too. Of the people who live in Bahrain without having been born in the country, Indians make up the highest percentile of immigrants. Bahrain scored a 31.1% and 85.7% as part of the study in discussion.

Libya


The majority of people in Libya are Arabic. Other ethnic groups included in Libya's population are Tunisians, Egyptians, Dawada, Italians, Maltese, Greeks, Pakistanis, Turks, and Indians. As part of the study, it was found that about 54% of people in Libya's group would not be fine with living next door to people of another race, whereas 39.7% of the population said that they've either been the victim or the witness of discriminatory behavior in Libya.

Egypt

Egypt’s population is comprised of mostly Egyptians, born and raised in Egypt. They account for 91% of the population, with the remaining 9% made up of Bedouin Arabs, Abazas, Turks, and Greeks. As you can see, the concluding remarks regarding the findings of this study for Egypt, Libya, Bahrain, and Lebanon are very much in alignment with the ones regarding India. It is difficult to determine whether someone is racist or not on the basis of the two questions posed by the researchers.


Most Racist Countries 2019  Surveyed  by World Population Review
Most Racist Countries 2019  Surveyed  by World Population Review

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

August 13, 2019

Son pushes parents BMW gift into river because he wanted a Jaguar

bmw, jaguar

Ungrateful son pushes parents' BMW gift into river because he wanted a Jaguar


A man celebrating his birthday pushed his brand new car into a river because he was upset his parents got him a BMW instead of a Jaguar.

The Daily Mail reports the Indian man, known as Akash, was angry over receiving a BMW M3 because his mother and father knew he really wanted a Jaguar.

The BMW costs around 3.5 million rupees ($49,000) in India, while the Jaguars are considerably higher priced.

However, after giving it a second thought, and perhaps realizing what a jerk he was, the man dove in with others to help rescue the car.

Police are now investigating the matter and it's unknown if the car was retrieved from the river in working condition.



By Jeff Tavss,  Local10News
August 13, 2019

Cat owners are more likely to be into BDSM than everyone else

cat, bdsm

Everyone knows cat people can be a little weird.

Owning a cat is all about submission after all.

If you enjoy slaving away for a creature who tends to treat you indifferently - and if you're not too fused when it comes to pain (Cat's claws are sharp after all) it's possible BDSM could also be your thing.

A study of 36 500 people in Slovakia and the Czech Republic found that there could very well be a connection between our feline friends and the often sexual practice.

The research was first published in the Journal of Evolutionary Psychology, and theorises that cats might be passing on a condition that makes you enjoy bondage.

According to the study, the reason is a common brain parasite from cats, Toxoplasma gondii, which causes toxoplasmosis. This condition is linked to sexual arousal by fear, violence and danger in humans.

The cross-sectional cohort study found that 'infected and non-infected subjects differ in their sexual behaviour, fantasies, and preferences'.

It also said that those with the Toxoplasma gondii parasite might have a ‘higher attraction to bondage, violence and, in men, to masochism and raping'.

Toxoplasma is found in cat faeces, so be extra careful when you go near the litter tray.

Roughly one third of the world is infected with the parasite, but it usually remains inactive.

It can present symptoms similar to the flu and can be confirmed by a simple blood test.

Of course, this doesn't mean that everyone who engages in BDSM had been near cat poo.

According to the Independent,
Although toxoplasmosis is so common, it’s rarely reported as there are no real symptoms - around 350 cases are reported in England and Wales annually, but the NHS believes the actual number of infections could be as high as 350,000.
By Joe Vesey-Byrne, Indy100
August 13, 2019

Woman uses a hotel kettle to wash her period-stained panty

kettle, panty
 
Woman is branded 'trashy' after using a hotel kettle to wash her period-stained knickers, recommending it as 'fast and hygienic'


A hotel guest has been branded 'trashy' and 'disgusting' after using her room's kettle to wash her period-stained knickers.

The anonymous woman, believed to have been staying in Australia or New Zealand, shared her 'tip' on Facebook along with an image of the pants in the coffee pot.

She explained she'd been caught out when her period arrived unexpectedly and had forgotten to pack underwear.

Posting an image of the transparent kettle, which clearly shows the underwear floating in the brown water, she branded it a 'fast and hygienic' method for getting rid of the stains.
'Forgot to pack knickers so came up with a good way to quickly wash them. The hotel kettle! Quick, fast and hygienic.'

The stomach-churning image was later shared to Reddit, where it provoked outrage among users.

The thread, which has recently resurfaced after initially being shared last year, attracted dozens of comments.

One wrote: 'I want to find this person and hygienically wipe my a** with their coffee filters, toothbrush, and pillowcase. Also, she overfilled the kettle.'

kettle, panty

Another baffled user commented: 'Any hotel room that has a kettle is also going to have a sink! Or better yet, a bath tub. She could have heated the water in the kettle then poured it in a sink. Or used cold sink water and soap. Or, just... so many other solutions.'

'Wow, I've been giving hotel guests too much credit and never thought to avoid the kettle,' mused another.

And one asked: 'How do you forget underwear? I'd buy more before doing this!'

'I'm about to go on vacation and now I'm definitely not touching the coffee pot,' commented another.

And one simply observed: 'Water is brown,' while another called for her to be 'banned from renting a hotel for life'.

By Hayle Richardson,  MailOnline

Sunday, August 11, 2019

August 11, 2019

Is Watching Porn a Healthy Habit?

pornhub, porn

Watching online pornographic material has become a prevalent social phenomenon, according to the latest researcher. More and more couples have become viewing online porn in an attempt to spice things up in the living room. But is it considered a healthy habit? It might be if you don’t overdo it, said a team of scientists from a Canadian University.

There are way too many reasons why people choose to watch porn. While the vast majority argues that adult films are a treasure trove when it comes to picking up new stuff which may spice up your love life, others do it just to chase the loneliness away or because they are plain curious.

A new study from the Laval University proved that not only that watching porn in moderation is healthy, but that adult films viewers can be divided into three major categories. So, according to the new study, which was recently published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, porn viewers can fall under three categories: recreational, distressed, and compulsive.

The Laval University’s study reveals that the recreational group accounts for 75 percent of all adult films viewers. Researchers have observed that most recreational viewers are women and are in a relationship. The members belonging to this group usually watch about 24 minutes of porn per week.

Moving on, the second group which accounts for 13.2 percent of all porn watchers has been noted to associate viewing adult films with some type of emotional distress. According to the study’s results, the members of this groups will only watch about 17 minutes of porn material per week.

And, on the other side of the fence, there are compulsive porn viewers. According to the numbers, only 11.8 percent of all participants fall under this category. However, compared to recreational and distressed users, compulsive viewers watch an average of 110 minutes of adult films per week. The team of researchers said that the compulsive groups mostly consists of men.

So, what do these numbers tell us? During their study, the Laval University research team has observed that those who watch porn for recreation purpose often reported a higher sexual satisfaction, compared to distressed and compulsive users. Furthermore, the team also pointed out that recreational viewers are less likely to report avoidance and sexual dysfunctions compared to those from the distressed and compulsive groups.

Source: World Report Now
August 11, 2019

Vaping: Teens shares photos of collapsed lungs after smoking e-cigarettes

vaping, e-cigarettes, lung disease

A student has shared shocking images of his lungs after he claimed vaping for a year caused them to collapse.

Chance Ammirata says he would vape one mint Juul pod every couple of days — the equivalent of 10 cigarettes-worth of nicotine a day.

But last week the 18-year-old needed emergency surgery to repair damage he says was caused by the toxic chemicals from the trendy devices.

Mr Ammirata, from Florida, US, started vaping about 18 months ago after believing it was a “safe” alternative to smoking cigarettes.

Last Monday he recalled struggling to sleep because of a pain in his left side but presumed he had pulled a muscle.

The following day he went bowling with a friend and was left in agony just trying to sit in a plastic chair.

“I remember she made me laugh and it felt like my chest was collapsing, like I was having a heart attack,” he told DailyMail.com.

His friend decided it was time he went to hospital and after waiting five hours he was suddenly surrounded by surgeons.

They told him his left lung had collapsed and he was rushed in for an operation to have a tube inserted into his lung to keep it inflated.


Chance was in shock — he hadn’t suffered any other symptoms such as cough or wheezing, and said the diagnosis was “completely abrupt”.

He added: “When they did the actual major surgery to reinflate my lungs, the surgeon said, ‘whatever you’ve been smoking has been leaving these black dots on your lungs’.”

vaping, e-cigarettes, lung disease

EMERGENCY SURGERY

Surgeons were able to repair the hole, but he was told that the “black dots” will likely take years to heal and may never disappear at all.

Chance was told he won’t be able to do cross-country running or scuba dive and it’ll be a while before he can fly.

He is due to have the tube removed from his chest this week.

The teen, who says he’s never smoked cigarettes, is now warning others of the dangers of vaping.

Sharing a shocking image of his lungs on social media, he wrote: “You thought Juuls were safe. So did I. The black dots on my lungs are reminiscence of juuling [sic].

“I’ve been doing it for a year and a half and can never do it again — you really shouldn’t either. I know how hard it is to change anyone’s mind who’s addicted because I was too.

“And I don’t think anyone could have said anything to make me stop. But your lungs most likely look like this too if you’ve been smoking.

“Don’t let it get worse — please stop — like really please. It’s so f*****g scary.”

vaping, lung disease

EXPERT WARNING


It comes just weeks after eight teenagers were hospitalised with severe lung damage in the US after inhaling THC via an e-cigarette.

The youngsters arrived at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin with extreme coughing, difficulty breathing, chest pain, fatigue and weight loss.

Experts have previously warned that most e-cigarettes are contaminated with nasty toxins.

Scientists at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health tested 75 popular e-cigarette products, including single use cartridges and refillable e-liquids.

They found almost one in three contained traces of endotoxin, a microbial agent found on gram-negative bacteria.

And 80 per cent contained traces of glucan, which is found in the cell walls of most fungi.

They warned exposure to these toxins has been linked to a number of health problems, including asthma, reduced lung function and inflammation.

E-cigarettes are widely considered to be safer than smoking cigarettes.

While they do contain nicotine — the addictive part of a cigarette — they don’t contain any tobacco.

Health officials, including Public Health England, recommend vaping to smokers trying to quit.

But countless experts have urged caution, warning not enough is known about the long-term effects of vaping.

August 11, 2019

Guy Wearing Mascot Costume Travels 2,400km to Surprise Girlfriend, Catches Her with Another Guy

cheater

A lot of couples have to deal with long-distance relationships, often due to work constraints. Sadly, there are many who break up due to a third party – and sometimes, they are the ones who catch their partners in action.

One guy in China traveled 2,400 km to surprise his girlfriend on a special occasion. He wanted to give her the best surprise; thus, he even bought a mascot costume for a teddy bear which he wore as he tried to find her in the city she was working in.

While she was truthful about her whereabouts, telling him where she was, he had no idea that she was with another guy! The girl didn’t expect that her boyfriend was actually in the city; thus, she readily told him where she was.

The boyfriend actually managed to find the girl, but instead of surprising her, he was the only who was in for a bitter surprise. He saw his girlfriend at the mall, buying some food at a stall, but another guy was hugging her from beyond.

cheater

It was obvious from their movements that the two had a relationship – and the boyfriend in the teddy bear mascot costume stopped on his tracks. He took off the head of the teddy bear costume as he watched the couple.


cheater

The two felt that someone was staring at them. The girl was rather surprised that it was her original boyfriend standing there, watching her cheat. When he realized that the two had seen him, the guy put his mascot head back on and ran way as the girl chased him.



cheater

The girl tried her best to apologize and hug the guy but he was too heartbroken to hug her back. It is unknown whether the guy forgave her or if the other guy even knew she had a boyfriend already. But one thing is for sure, this girl broke the original boyfriend’s heart!

cheater



It was heartbreaking that he went out of his way to surprise her, only to end up being the one bitterly surprised by her infidelity…

Source: Buzzoocks


Saturday, August 10, 2019

August 10, 2019

Exercise makes you happier than money, according to Yale and Oxford research

exercise

It's clear exercise has health benefits both physical and mental. But what if we could show it was more important to your mental health than your economic status?

According to a study from researchers at Yale and Oxford, we may have done just that.

In the study, published in The Lancet, scientists collected data about the physical behavior and mental mood of more than 1.2 million Americans.

Participants were asked to answer the following question: "How many times have you felt mentally unwell in the past 30 days, for example, due to stress, depression, or emotional problems?"

The participants were also asked about their income and physical activities. They were able to choose from 75 types of physical activity — from mowing the lawn, taking care of children, and doing housework to weight lifting, cycling, and running.


People who stay active tend to be happier

The scientists found that while those who exercised regularly tended to feel bad for 35 days a year, nonactive participants felt bad for 18 days more, on average.

In addition, the researchers found that physically active people feel just as good as those who don't do sports but who earn about $25,000 more a year. Essentially, you'd have to earn a lot more to get you the same happiness-boosting effect that sport has.

But it doesn't mean the more sport you do the happier you are.

Too much exercise can be detrimental to your mental health


Exercise is clearly good for you, but how much is too much?

"The relationship between sport duration and mental load is U-shaped," said study author Adam Chekroud of Yale University in an interview with Die Welt. The study found that physical activity contributes to better mental well-being only when it falls within a certain time frame.

According to the study, three to five training sessions, each lasting between 30 to 60 minutes, are ideal per week. The mental health of those participants who exercised for longer than three hours a day suffered more than that of those who weren't particularly physically active.


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The scientists also noticed that certain sports that involve socializing — such as team sports — can have more of a positive effect on your mental health than others.

Despite the fact that neither cycling nor aerobics and fitness technically counts as team sports, these activities can also have a considerable positive effect on your mental health.



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August 10, 2019

Masturbation can apparently open ‘a portal to hell’ according to a Christian author

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According to one Christian publisher, dildo enthusiasts are on a direct path to the demonic realm – but should we take his views more seriously?

Since time immemorial we’ve been told that wanking is bad. However, the last 50 years have seen the gradual emancipation of the pussy for many women lucky enough to live in more liberal societies. Unfortunately, as we’ve started to talk more about female masturbation and orgasm in more open, positive ways, the backlash from puritans, misogynists and religious fanatics (or combinations of all three) has also become more apparent – particularly in the United States.

One of this week’s most extreme and bizarre attacks on female sexuality comes from Mack Major of Eden Decoded in Florida. The Christian author is adamant that female masturbation is basically leading civilisation straight down the path to hell, and has published an open letter condemning the act. Major believes that getting yourself off could, quite literally, summon a demon from hell’s fiery pits. “Masturbation is a direct path to Satan. There is nothing normal about it” he says emphatically. “Whether you want to accept it as fact or not: those sex toys are an open portal between the demonic realm and your own life.”

While it’s easy to laugh at this sort of chat and to pigeonhole this loser as a religious crazy, the underlying message isn’t humorous. We have to talk about the far more serious issues raised through his vitriol – which is focused primarily on women. Sure, most people don’t actually think that a woman masturbating will see Satan rise up and spirit you off to an eternity of fire and brimstone, but this attack is just part of a larger, far more serious problem. While we might like to think that Medieval patristic discourse – where female sexuality is defined in terms of “greed, insatiability, and animalism” – has disappeared, people like Major show us that clearly it has not been entirely eradicated.

It’s worth noting that, in the United States, hardline conservative Christian groups have long been a bulwark of oppression for women’s sexual rights. Groups like the Pro-Life America movement advocate a zero tolerance policy towards abortion, and aim to see women’s right to choice stripped from the US constitution. The most shocking example of this was last year’s shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, by a perpetrator who believed himself to be doing “God’s work”.

So yes, let’s laugh at Major – because it’s ridiculous. But let’s also remember the school of thought he hails from, and recognise that this is not just one woman-hating loon posting on a blog about women using dildos. Instead, this sort of religious fervour directed towards women stems from a far more powerful movement trying to control women’s bodies – as well as their sexuality – in the name of religion.

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August 10, 2019

Most Common Personality Traits Of A Cheater

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Everyone can cheat, but not everyone is a cheater. If you think you’ve dealt with such a person, you might need elucidation.

Here are 5 personality traits that signal a cheater.

1. Lack of respect

It might seem obvious, but it needs to be said: cheaters don’t respect their partner. They are only concerned with their own satisfaction, no matter how their actions affect others. It’s equally true that they don’t respect themselves either. Otherwise, they would choose honesty.

2. Narcissism

Cheaters usually have narcissistic tendencies. They see themselves as better than everyone else and therefore more entitled to take whatever they want. Because they are particularly self-absorbed, cheating becomes just another whim they give in to.

3. Insecurity
Cheaters need constant validation and their affairs are usually how they achieve it. Their confidence is only a pretense. In reality, they feel ecstatic about receiving attention from someone other than their partner because their ego is very fragile.
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4. Jealousy

As a preemptive strike, cheaters will often manifest their jealousy. They cannot imagine others not having the same behaviors they do.

5. Manipulative

Because cheating involves a lot of pragmatic issues, they are versed in the art of manipulation. Lying, emotional abuse and playing the victims are only few of their tactics.

Don’t let them fool you!

By April Black, Love Matters

Friday, August 9, 2019

August 09, 2019

Girl Who Drank Bubble Tea Every Day Develops Kidney Cancer and Dies

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8yo Girl Who Drank Bubble Tea & Ate Desserts Every Day Develops Kidney Cancer and Dies

It’s really important for children to eat a healthy, balanced diet as they are still growing and need all the nutrients they can get. Indulging them in their requests for their favourite treats all the time can be detrimental to their health, and for the father of this eight-year-old girl in China, he deeply regrets allowing his daughter to eat so many desserts and drink bubble tea. Okay, no more bubble tea!

According to Seehua, the father is a dessert chef and he really loves his daughter, so he would always bring back good food for her. Ever since she was two years old, he would bring delicious desserts and bubble tea for her after he finished work as she had a sweet tooth and loves these treats.

Over the years, she became overweight due to these daily desserts, and in January this year when she was eight years old, she started to complain of a persistent stomachache. It got so bad that she suddenly lost a lot of weight in just a few days and her worried parents brought her to the hospital.

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The doctor performed some tests on the girl and discovered that her liver and kidneys were severely damaged. In fact, it was so bad that she was diagnosed with kidney cancer. The doctor probed the parents for the reason and after some questioning, he discovered the father’s habit of bringing back dessert and bubble tea for the girl, which was likely the cause of the girl’s illness.

He told the father that too much sweet food is bad for the kidneys, especially when one eats it every day like his daughter did. She was also still young and even if it was a small snack, it took its toll on her kidneys – which eventually led to kidney cancer.

When the father heard about this, he broke down in tears and regretted his actions. He said, “It’s all my fault, I have harmed my daughter and caused her to fall sick.” Unfortunately, the little girl did not survive the treatment and after 30 days in intensive care, she passed away.

Make sure that you and your kids stay healthy and have a balanced diet! Stay away from those unhealthy foods guys!

By Pui Fun, World Of Buzz