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Ever notice how after a teenage girl watching a few episodes of reality TV, all of a sudden their mannerisms (or lack-thereof) change a bit? Is it possible to think you are actually in a reality TV show?
The mental illness takes its name from the 1998 film starring Jim Carrey in which his character reaches the painful realization that his entire life has been staged for television. Those afflicted with the disorder believe that everything that happens to them is staged, everyone they know is an actor, and that they are constantly being filmed — but no one is allowed to admit it.
In assuming that the world won’t end in December, we will have years and years of advancements to make and since we know sex sells, will robot prostitution be the beginning of the end?
Ian Yeoman and Michelle Mars of New Zealand’s University of Wellington are putting forth a paper titled “Robots, men and sex tourism,” which focuses mostly on how robo-prostitution would transform an area such as Amsterdam’s de Wallen, the city’s famous and even respected red light district.
That’s the recent results of an MIT study which revealed a link between mice’s big balls and yogurt consumption.
Their goal was to understand how a probiotic diet affects rates of obesity and its related complications, including cancer. But “the most entertaining aspects of all this were things we didn’t anticipate,” Erdman says.
First, the scientists noticed that the yogurt-eating mice were incredibly shiny. Using both traditional histology techniques and cosmetic rating scales, the researchers showed that these animals had 10 times the active follicle density of other mice, resulting in luxuriantly silky fur.
Then the researchers spotted something particular about the males:
Most of us are aware that the impending doom in our life is death and it can come at any moment, but do those who have to anticipate death until it comes need these drugs to cope?
Pam Sakuda was 55 when she found out she was dying. Shortly after having a tumor removed from her colon, she heard the doctor’s dreaded words: Stage 4; metastatic. Sakuda was given 6 to 14 months to live. Determined to slow her disease’s insidious course, she ran several miles every day, even during her grueling treatment regimens. By nature upbeat, articulate and dignified, Sakuda — who died in November 2006, outlasting everyone’s expectations by living for four years —