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  • Taking ibuprofen for long periods found to alter human testicular physiology

    01/09/2018 11:24:57 AM PST · by Red Badger · 53 replies
    medicalxpress.com ^ | January 9, 2018 | by Bob Yirka
    A team of researchers from Denmark and France has found that taking regular doses of the pain reliever ibuprofen over a long period of time can lead to a disorder in men called compensated hypogonadism. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the group describes their study, which involved giving the drug to volunteers and monitoring their hormones and sperm production. To learn more about the possible impacts of the popular anti-inflammation drug Ibuprofen on male fertility when taken for long periods of time, the researchers asked 31 men between the ages of 18 and...
  • Man charged after removing transgender woman's testicles

    05/19/2017 8:19:51 PM PDT · by BBell · 69 replies
    DENVER -- A man is facing felony assault charges after police say he used an Army surgical kit to remove the testicles of a transgender woman in her Denver apartment. KUSA-TV reports 57-year-old James Pennington, who is not a licensed medical professional in Colorado, is being held without bail after he told investigators Wednesday that he performed the procedure.
  • Obama building 'compliant officer class' Army intel official: Increasingly, 'to make

    11/13/2013 9:05:12 AM PST · by Nachum · 63 replies
    wnd ^ | 11/13/13 | F. Michael Maloof
    WASHINGTON – The extraordinarily large number of senior military officials being relieved of duty during the Obama administration – nine generals and flag officers this year alone and close to 200 senior officers over the last five years – is part of the creation of a “compliant officer class,” according to a U.S. Army intelligence official. Since WND’s ongoing coverage of what some top generals are openly calling a “purge” of senior military officers who run afoul of Obama or his agenda, some military personnel have been speaking out. According to a veteran Army intelligence official who spoke to WND...
  • Cruz camp blasts Christie: He 'turned over his political testicles long ago'

    07/21/2016 10:03:19 AM PDT · by usafa92 · 127 replies
    NJ.com ^ | 7/21/2106 | Matt Arco
    CLEVELAND — Sen. Ted Cruz's camp fired back at Chris Christie Thursday, accusing the governor of having "turned over his political testicles long ago." Jeff Roe, Cruz's former campaign manager, took to the airwaves to hit New Jersey's governor after Christie spent lthe morning and last night trashing Cruz after the Texas lawmaker failed to endorse GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention on Wednesday. "That guy turned over his political testicles long ago," Roe said on the Chris Stigall Show on Philadelphia radio. "So I don't take what he has to say with any meaning. You...
  • Hitler really did have just one ball: historian

    12/18/2015 10:16:42 AM PST · by PROCON · 50 replies
    thelocal.de ^ | Dec. 18, 2015
    Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler really did have only one testicle, a German historian has claimed, apparently confirming an urban legend that has persisted for decades.Generations of British schoolchildren have sung "Hitler has only got one ball" – the mocking song they learned from their parents and grandparents, who sang it during the Second World War. Sung to the tune of Colonel Bogey's March, it goes:Hitler has only got one ball Goering has two but very small Himmler has something similar And poor old Goebbels has no balls at all.It was composed as a propaganda song aimed at ridiculing Hitler...
  • Utah researcher: The louder the howler monkey, the smaller its testicles

    10/22/2015 11:11:42 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 60 replies
    Salt Lake Tribune ^ | 10/22/2015 | By RICH KANE
    A University of Utah researcher co-authored a study released Thursday that reveals size does indeed matter — at least when it comes to howler monkey testicles. Primatologist Leslie Knapp, professor and chair of the university's Department of Anthropology, found that the smaller a howler monkey's testicles are, the deeper and louder his mating calls. Overcompensating? Perhaps. The monkeys with the deeper howls also had larger hyoid bones, which enable them to have some of the loudest voices in the animal kingdom, an eardrum-busting call that's been compared to a tiger's roar. They don't "howl" in the way your dog might,...
  • Bruce the dog offered a personal cheque by Darwin [Australia] council for his testicles

    03/02/2014 10:35:53 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 42 replies
    NT News ^ | February 26, 2014 | MARIA BILLIAS
    BRUCE Wallder the great dane may well be the first dog in history to receive a cheque in the mail as consolation for having his testicles removed. That is exactly what Darwin council did last week, much to the amusement of Bruce's owner Tom Wallder. De-sexed dog owners receive a registration reimbursement of $60 from the council for having their pets de-sexed, however the last thing Mr Wallder - the human - was expecting was for the cheque to be sent out in the name of his beloved and recently castrated eight-month-old canine. "I said to my wife, 'that's funny,...
  • Cooking with balls: Serbian chefs honor animal testicles

    09/09/2013 6:24:32 PM PDT · by Decombobulator · 28 replies
    <p>A delicacy for medieval monarchs, a plate for the poorest and a treat for Tito, animal testicles, with a pinch of humour, are back on the menu, at least at one Serbian food festival.</p> <p>A visitor needs no road signs to reach the tiny central village of Lunjevica, population 500. They can follow the smoke and smells from the barbecues and kettles at the 10th unofficial testicle-cooking "world championship".</p>
  • Vulgar: Bashir Says Rubio In Senate Hearing Sought To Show He Had 'Very Strong Testicles

    02/08/2013 2:34:20 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 19 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Once again demonstrating that Martin Bashir represents the bottom of the admittedly deep MSNBC barrel . . . On his MSNBC show this afternoon, Bashir suggested to a female guest that by his questioning at the Senate confirmation hearing of John Brennan, Senator Marco Rubio sought to demonstrate that he had "very strong testicles." Bashir elicited nervous laughter from guest Karen Finney. View the video here.
  • Woman kills man by squeezing his testicles over parking dispute [ Dude! This is so not good! ]

    04/27/2012 12:46:20 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 70 replies
    chinadaily.com ^ | April 27 2012 | chinadaily.com
    April 19, a female scooter rider killed a man by squeezing his testicles for the packing dispute, in Haikou City, Hainan Province. It was learned, the woman, 41 years old, rode on her scooter to an elementary school in Meilan District, Haikou City to pick up her child that day. When she wanted to pack her scooter in front of a shop, she was rejected by the shop owner, a 42-year-old male. The two parties soon fell into a quarrel, and then the physical confrontation. The furious woman called up her husband and brother to come help her, which resulted...
  • Mice That Eat Yogurt Have Larger Testicles (Probiotics may endow rodents with a "mouse swagger")

    04/27/2012 1:42:49 AM PDT · by rawhide · 24 replies
    Scientific American Magazine ^ | May 2, 2012 | Elie Dolgin
    Last sum­mer a team of researchers from the Massa­chusetts Institute of Technology set out to better understand the effects of yogurt on obesity. They were following up on the results of a long-term study from the Harvard School of Public Health that had suggested yogurt, more than any other food, helped to prevent age-related weight gain. The M.I.T. team, led by cancer biologist Susan Erdman and evolutionary geneticist Eric Alm, wanted to replicate the work in mice. The researchers took a group of 40 males and 40 females and either fed the animals a high-fat, low-fiber, low-nutrient diet meant to...
  • Obscene ornament trial upcoming for SC woman

    12/14/2011 7:37:46 AM PST · by PilotDave · 82 replies
    Sun News ^ | 14 Dec 2011 | AP
    <p>A South Carolina woman who displayed plastic testicles on the back of her pickup truck is set to appear in court.</p> <p>The attorney for Virginia Tice of Bonneau (bah-NO') said her trial is set for Wednesday morning in municipal court in the Berkeley County community.</p>
  • Cricket Has World's Biggest Testicles

    11/11/2010 1:25:49 PM PST · by JoeProBono · 53 replies · 1+ views
    nationalgeographic ^ | November 9, 2010 | Christine Dell'Amore
    The new title for world's biggest testicles (relative to body weight) goes to the tuberous bushcricket, a type of katydid, according to a new study. The sperm-producing organs account for 14 percent of the body mass of males of this bushcricket species. The previous record holder's testicles—belonging to the fruit fly Drosophila bifurca—tipped the scales at about 11 percent of its body mass. "I was amazed by the size of the testes—they seemed to take up the entire abdomen," said study leader Karim Vahed, a behavioral ecologist at the University of Derby in the U.K.
  • Teen shoots his own testicles

    03/08/2010 11:14:05 AM PST · by Mikey_1962 · 119 replies · 613+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 3-8-10 | Staff
    A Vallejo teenager allegedly shot himself in the testicles Thursday afternoon, police said. Police said the 17-year-old, whose name is being withheld because he's a minor, walked into Kaiser Permanente Vallejo Medical Center at about 5:45 p.m. with a gunshot wound. The gun is still outstanding, police said, and the teen has not been cooperative
  • Stem cells from testicles an option to embryos

    10/08/2008 2:18:41 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 23 replies · 626+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 10/8/08 | Seth Borenstein - ap
    WASHINGTON – Cells taken from men's testicles seem as versatile as the stem cells derived from embryos, researchers reported Wednesday in what may be yet another new approach in a burgeoning scientific field. The new type of stem cells could be useful for growing personalized replacement tissues, according to a study in Thursday's issue of the journal Nature. But because of their source, their highest promise would apply to only half the world's population: men. Embryonic stem cells can give rise to virtually any tissue in the body and scientists believe they may offer treatments for diseases like Parkinson's and...
  • 'Battered' Testicles On the Menu in Nutty E-Cookbook

    10/01/2008 8:34:05 AM PDT · by ex-Texan · 36 replies · 820+ views
    Yahooooo AFP ^ | 10/01/2008 | AFP Staff
    LONDON (AFP) - Squeamish men look away now: a Serbian chef is bringing out Thursday a no-holds-barred guide to cuisine with a twist: "The Testicle Cookbook: Cooking With Balls." Hailed as the world's first testicle recipe collection by e-book publishers YUDU, the cookbook includes author Ljubomir Erovic's favourite dishes, like testicle pizza, battered testicles and and barbecued testicles and giblets. The e-book, available for download from the Internet, comes with handy video guides showing the Serb peeling the skin off testicles and slicing them up into bite-size chunks. + + +
  • Jesse Jackson and Barack Obama's Testicles

    07/10/2008 4:22:09 AM PDT · by Quaker · 24 replies · 267+ views
    Stuck On Stupid ^ | July 10, 2008 | Quaker
    Jesse Jackson in one of his moments of complete stupidity has targeted Barack Obama’s testicles for removal. Jackson’s jealousy of the first bi-racial man to be nominated for the Presidency by a major political party must be overwhelming. (Video Snippet Included)
  • O'reilly won't show whole Jackson video b/c it will hurt him personally

    07/09/2008 9:09:26 PM PDT · by cdchik123 · 60 replies · 648+ views
    Fox News ^ | Bill Oreilly
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=twzoec7zZig
  • Stem cells from testicles offer organ bonanza

    10/01/2007 9:52:41 PM PDT · by Coleus · 13 replies · 289+ views
    the register ^ | September 20, 2007 | Lewis Page
    US medi-boffins believe they may have developed a new way of obtaining potentially useful stem cells, which could be key to a range of therapies in future. The catch is that they plan to harvest the basic material from human testicles.  Stem cell research is considered one of the more exciting fields in medicine at the moment. It uses the body's basic "master," or stem cells, which can at least theoretically be made to produce any other type of cell. This might allow injured or wasted tissues to be healed, or perhaps even permit failed or degraded organs to be...
  • Illegal immigrant loses testicles, freedom after firing on SWAT team

    09/20/2007 3:40:07 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 20 replies · 388+ views
    blogs.kansascity.com ^ | 9-20-07 | James Hart
    It's been a year and a half since Texas police raided Guillermo Urquiza's home, looking for proof that he tried to order a hit on a police officer. Urquiza, who was asleep, grabbed a gun and fired when he heard the commotion. Officers fired back, hitting him in the crotch and stomach. He had to be castrated as a result. He's been sentenced to five years for firing at the officers -- they were never able to prove the original accusation. He says it's unfair because he didn't know they were police. The authorities say they clearly announced and identified...