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To quote Shakespeare, "To expostulate … why day is day, night night, and time is time is nothing but to waste night, day and time." Some researchers might want to think about that.

Contraption Makes a Penis Bigger

The British Journal of Urology International is reporting the success of a small contraption that "produces an effective and durable lengthening of the penis, both in the flaccid and stretched state."

Something to Worry About: Experts Fear Growing Paranoia

British psychologist Daniel Friedman says one in four Londoners has paranoid thoughts. This follows studies that 11 percent of New Yorkers feared they were being spied, leading Friedan to conclude that paranoia is more common than previously thought.

Skipping Breakfast May Mean Your Baby Is a Girl

Women on low calorie diets -- or those who tend to skip meals at the time of conception -- are more likely to have girls, at least according to Oxford University scientista. One researcher says, "This research may help to explain why . . . the proportion of boys born is falling."
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