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Monday: December 28, 2009

Seventeen interesting tricks of the body you may not have previously known about.Seventeen interesting tricks of the body you may not have previously known about.

“Since the nerves in the roof of your mouth get extremely cold, your body thinks your brain is freezing, too,” says Abo. “In compensating, it overheats, causing an ice-cream headache.” The more pressure you apply to the roof of your mouth, the faster your headache will subside.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in FYI @ 6:37 AM | Tags (9) | body | tricks | health | fyi | brain | freeze | tips | ice | cream |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 59 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 27, 2009

Turns out having ten pythons taped to your body can get you arrested.Turns out having ten pythons taped to your body can get you arrested.

'He told us he was crazy about reptiles,' the head of the local customs office, Helge Breilid, said. The unusual load was discovered during a body search after customs officials found a tarantula in the man's luggage.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 7:41 AM | Tags (10) | pythons | spiders | tarantula | strange | abc | reptiles | arrest | travel | taped | body |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 22, 2009

Next Zelda for the Nintendo Wii to include more body shaking activities.Next Zelda for the Nintendo Wii to include more body shaking activities.

I was secretly hoping they would announce less of this stuff in a new Zelda game. The gameplay mechanics for the last Wii Zelda game got stale really fast. Also, please don't make me go on another elaborate fishing mission again.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:49 AM | Tags (9) | body | gaming | miyamoto | nintendo | sequel | shaking | videogames | wii | zelda |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 20, 2009

Six things your body does that science can't explain.Six things your body does that science can't explain.

As for why yawning is contagious, some scientists have pointed to human being's primitive herd instincts, figuring group yawning could have helped regulate sleeping patterns so that a 'whoops, we all fell asleep at once and got eaten by giant sloths' situation didn't develop.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 11:56 AM | Tags (9) | cracked | funny | science | body | ticks | quirks | sneezes | yawns | contagious |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 77 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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