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Why do I get a jolt of pain every time I chew on a piece of aluminum foil?

8 Nov 2018

The common link among those who experience pain is that they have amalgam fillings. These are composed of a mixture of tiny particles of tin, silver and copper alloyed with mercury. Anyone who has...

Paper Cuts Hurt so Much Because Our Fingers Are Really Sensitive

30 Aug 2018

You’re reading the morning paper, or turning the page on your recipe, when suddenly you notice a little line of blood, and feel a disproportionate amount of pain....

Eels and humans have something in common - they're both ELECTRIC!

1 Feb 2018

You’ve probably heard of electric eels but did you know that there are electric bacteria? Or that humans also use electricity physiologically?

Gelotophobia: The Fear of Being Laughed At

20 Mar 2017

Gelotophobia can best be defined as the “potentially debilitating fear of being laughed at.” A person suffering from gelotophobia may hear a stranger’s laugh and believe it is aimed at him or her....

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