Monthly Archives: May 2017»

Why does the NHS spend money on homeopathy? – BBC News

Published in Odd and Fun on 31st May 2017

Image copyright LuCaAr The NHS says there’s “no good-quality evidence” that homeopathy is effective as a therapy for any health condition, yet it monies it. Why and to what magnitude? Homeopathy is an extremely controversial issue – so it’s no astound it came top of our poll of readers when we asked what they would […]

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Row as tampon tax cash goes to anti-abortion charity Life – BBC News

Published in Odd and Fun on 31st May 2017

Image copyright AFP A 250,000 to be given to an anti-abortion group – use money created from the tax on sanitary products – has been criticised. MPs and campaign groups said it was wrong that Life received one of the largest amounts from the governmental forces money that comes from the 5% VAT on tampons […]

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These Sex Acts Are Being Banned From Pornography In The UK

Published in Odd and Fun on 31st May 2017

Are you into spanking? Well then, weve got some bad news for you if you live in the UK its due to be officially banned from use in all online pornography. The non-governmental British Board of Film Classification( BBFC) spends most of its hour devoting age-based ratings to movies, trailers, and advertisements. They have a […]

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New male contraceptive is injected into testicles — and can be reversed

Published in Odd and Fun on 31st May 2017

It’s been a long time coming, but the first new male contraceptive for more than a century is likely to induce most men wince. The pioneering new therapy is a gel thats injected into a mans nether regions blocking sperm and simulating the effects of a vasectomy. Vasalgel, a polymer gel is injected into the […]

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Proof mounts that sunblock could weaken sperm

Published in Odd and Fun on 31st May 2017

( CNN) Fertility rates have fallen worldwide over the last 50 years and chemicals found in everyday products are thought to be playing a role — including those in your sunscreen. Researchers at the University of Copenhagenfound that filters commonly used in sunblocks to assimilate ultraviolet light could affect male fertility by stopping sperm from […]

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The Actress Who Starred In ‘Spy Kids’ Is Pregnant, So Prepare To Feel Old

Published in Odd and Fun on 31st May 2017

Ready to feel old? The “girls ” who starred in “Spy Kids” is expecting her first child. LOL, THAT MOVIE CAME OUT 15 YEARS AGO. Let that sink in for a sec. Alexa PenaVega , the actress who played Carmen, is pregnant! The 27 -year-old star and her husband, Carlos PenaVega, made the proclamation Thursday […]

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Earthworms Are More Important Than Pandas( If You Want To Save The Planet)

Published in Odd and Fun on 31st May 2017

It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part in the history of the world, as have these lowlies organised beings. Charles Darwin, The Formation of Vegetable Mould through the Action of Worms( 1881 ) Not all wildlife is created equal in our eyes. Take the earthworm, […]

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WHO Warns Zika Virus Will Spread Across The Americas

Published in Odd and Fun on 31st May 2017

The mosquito-borne Zika virus, which has been linked to brain damage in thousands of newborns in Brazil, is likely to spread to all countries in the Americas except for Canada and Chile, the World Health Organization said on Monday. Zika transmission has not yet been reported in the continental United States, although a woman who […]

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Able semen: sperm has a shelf life, too( even if Mick Jagger is still going strong)

Published in Odd and Fun on 31st May 2017

The rapid decline in womens fertility as they age is well known but what about men and their sperm? Read the fine print and the answer becomes less clear Some weeks ago, a sperm cell( lets call this little guy Vince) fused with an egg and resulted in a pregnancy. What attains Vince a newsworthy […]

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This Mama’s Pregnancy Video Reveals Just How Incredible The Human Body Can Be

Published in Odd and Fun on 31st May 2017

Do you ever just stop to think about how incredible it is that women carry babies and bring life into this world? Seriously, mamas. You’re the real MVPs. For nine months, the little one and Mom get nice and personal before they’re ready to make their big debut. I don’t have kiddos of my own, […]

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