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Best Hiccup Cure Is A Digital Rectal Massage

Reading Time: 3 minutes The best hiccup cure is a digital rectal massage. We kid you not. And no, this is not one of those questionable folklore cures, or our idea either. To be brutally honest, I’d personally rather ride them out than take such an invasive treatment. So, now you’re this far into it, and undoubtedly intrigued, would …

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The First Programmable Computer Was Funded by Hitler

Reading Time: 2 minutes The worlds first programmable computer was the Z3, an improvement on the unreliable and basic Z1, not the British Colossus, and it was funded by none other than the most despised human that has ever lived, Adolf Hitler. This computer should not be confused with the slightly later Colossus that helped the Allies win the Second World War as …

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King Tut’s Dagger Was Made Of Iron From A Meteorite

Reading Time: 2 minutes How spectacular is this? King Tut was buried with a dagger made of gold, and one made of iron from a meteorite. I must admit, a gold dagger would be really darn nice, and impressive, but the nerd in me is just screaming for the extraterrestrial iron dagger one. But to be completely fair, it has only …

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Termites Fart The Most Of Any Animal In The World

Reading Time: 2 minutes Believe it or not, but termites fart the most of any other animal on the face of this planet. But why do termites fart so much? They are after all a tiny, almost insignificant insect when compared to other large animals that are renowned for flatulence, including us humans. Well a lot of it has to …

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Thomas Jefferson Invented The Swivel Chair

Reading Time: 2 minutes Are you aware that Thomas Jefferson invented the swivel chair? That’s right. Third US president, and lead author of the US Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson, invented the swivel chair. But what was his motivation for doing so? It probably won’t come as a surprise for many of you to learn that some of the …

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Vicks Inhaler Can Cause a False Positive Drug Test for Meth

Reading Time: 2 minutes Would you risk using Vicks inhalers if they can result in a positive drug test for Meth? You’re probably thinking that this is just some weird prank, but disturbingly, it’s true. It’s a tiny little quirk with the popular cold remedy that can cause huge problems if you face a drug test after using it. …

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Mammal Heart Facts – They’re Nearly All Identical

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you’re looking for mammal heart facts look no further. The hearts of all mammals are nearly identical, both in design and function. If you seriously think about this for a moment it has profound implications in many different areas. The areas it could impact vary from evolutionary science through to medicine. It’s been known …

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