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Why Does Getting Hit in the Testicles Hurt So Much?

Getty Images More than any other bodily injury, getting hit in the testicles is probably what every man dreads most. Of all the soft, fleshy spots on the human body, none register the same kind of incapacitating, end-of-the-world pain as the family jewels. What causes such inconceivable pain? Well, for starters, a shot to the balls [...]

The Silverware Swallower

A Dutch medical magazine asked its readers to send in their stories of strange medical cases. One respondent told the tale of Margaret Daalman, who came in to the hospital 30 years ago complaining of a stomach ache. An x-ray found 78 forks and spoons inside her! When she went in for her surgery, Ms Daalman, [...]