Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

Tampons soaked in vodka before entry, sperm released on command by the angler fish, and more

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Cranberries prevent E. coli from adhering to cells in the body.

Chris Rock once worked at a Red Lobster.

The female angler fish emits a perfume that drives the male to engage in a permanent love bite. Females chemically command the males to release sperm. One female angler was found with 11 males attached to her.

Patterns in 12th to 17th century mosaics suggest that Muslim scholars made a geometric breakthrough 500 years before mathematicians in the West.

Anti-drinking groups in Finland report that thrill-seeking teenage girls are soaking tampons in vodka, then inserting them to obtain a buzz without getting alcohol breath. Oxford University scientific journals first reported the practice in the 1990s.

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